kryon (1370) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours red brown low to no off white head
Aromas of caramel, rye bread, barnyard, brown sugar
Taste nice sweet taste of red fruits, honey, caramel, hints of molasses
Ktwse (1989) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy medium brown with low white head. Aroma of rye bread, raisins, butterscotch, brown sugar. Taste is medium sweet, raisins and dates, toffee finish. Body is light to medium and smooth with soft to average carbonation.
RedSox2004 (1252) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mahogany red with a two-finger pillowy head. Aromas of toast, toffee, grapefruit and Belgian yeast. Heavy caramel malt up front, quickly dissipated by grapefruit rind, honey, oak and slight grassy bitterness. Medium body, lively carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a pleasant dark fruit/toffee sweetness in the finish.
bytemesis (3151) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle with thanks to Nagi! Pours dark cloudy mahogany with a huge initially fizzy tan head that eventually gets creamy and leaves good lacing. Aroma is malty, caramel, spices, yeast, peppery, floral. Flavor is light sweet and light bitter, lots of dark sugar and yeast-spicy notes, dried fruits. Quite enjoyable actually.
generallee08 (663) - New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
It is cloudy and dark brown in color. Through the murky body lots of visible carbonation can be seen rising up to the thick tan head above. This thick tan head has a dusting of darker brown yeast that looks like it was sprinkled with cinnamon. The retention is excellent and it leaves lots of cool lace rings and patterns. The aroma is very big and pleasant. It has wonderful sweet bready a fruity maltiness with sour, funky and earthy yeast. It has a deep rich malty character with notes of rich sweet breads, some dark sweet fruits, and sour cherries. It also has a defiant Belgian yeast influence as well, with some funky, dusty, earthy notes. (All in good balance) Also in good balance are the hop notes which are kind earthy and floral. They bring a good balance of hop bitterness to the finish which is a prefect mix of all complexity. The palate has a smooth firmness with a very lively and active yet gentle carbonation.
Lele (110) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 23, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Stupenda birra, un classicone belga. Le note più caratteristiche sono fruttato, floreale, mieloso e caramello. Un po’ più dolce della sorella La Chouffe.
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa.
Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.
HammerTroll (480) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown color, medium to big off-white head. Big lacing. Caramel, fruit and alcohol nose. Aroma is brown sugar, caramel, dark malts and dark fruits. Body is nice, creamy and thick, soft carbonation. Sweet taste. What I didn’t like about this one is alcohol aroma. Like they didn’t even try to hide it. Nevertheless, Chouffe apparently can’t disappoint.
(Pivkan 0,33l bottle
_BaR_ (19) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 14, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bel colore bruno intenso. Profumo non particolarmente inteso. Corpo pieno, intenso, si sente il caramello e l’alcol sul finale. Tipicamente belga.
PriorL (1777) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
APPEARANCE: clear brown beer, nice stable beige head.
NOSE: caramel, malts, little hoppy even.
TASTE: caramel, rather sweet, malty, oké in general.