ClubGonzo (4375) - Bergen, - NOV 13, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, shared with Bergen Beer Geek Tasting Crew and Meilby. Pours a hazy dark brown, red-hued body and a medium off-white head. Nose is raisins, almonds, passion fruit, yellow apples, honey melon, red berries and hints of licorice. Strange, but not unpleasant. Taste is candy sugars, raisins, faint cherry notes and something I can only describe as the glue we used to get in school to use on wood, leather and similar materials ("Skolelim"). Weird. This is one strange creation, but I don’t rule out that someone might seriously enjoy it peculiarities.
blankboy (6364) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
[My bottle (750ml) shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o Glouglouburp] Pours a murky copper-brown with an average size diminishing frothy off-white head. Minimal lacing. Aroma is yeasty, fruity and a bit sugary sweet along with caramel malt and a hint of spices. Flavour is yeasty, malty, fruity and sugary. Alcohol is relatively well hidden. Average to medium boided. Quads aren’t really my thing but this is a pretty good version.
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[6953-20141204] 750mL bottle. Fruity plum malt aroma. Hazy, dark brown amber body with a long-lasting foamy tan head. Boozy plum wood fruit and toasted grains flavour with a long sweet aftertaste. Full body. Sweet, not too boozy. (7/4/8/4/16) 3.9
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jercraigs)
Overheard: "There’s no such thing as too much cheese, bacon, or garlic." (Harry wants this on a t-shirt)
jercraigs (8153) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2014-12-04. Hazy brown body with a modest tan head. 3+ Aroma is fairly alcoholic, rich sweet malt with light caramel, and toasty malt notes. 7+
Flavour has rich sweet malty core, fruity and alcoholic. Tropical character of the fruit doesn’t really come out until it warms up. 7++ Average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. Just a touch boozier than my preference - though the alcohol is relatively restrained considering the abv - but a pretty solid take on the style. Bottle shared by Blankboy.
Overheard: "There were TWO penis related hubbubs!"
"Yeah.... Disney’s full of cocks."
Stuu666 (4805) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is tropical fruit, citrus, candi sugar, taste is juicy fruit, sweet, rich caramel. I’ve had this a bit too long but the fruit hasn’t quite faded yet.
hackobock (1885) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
October 18, 2014. Bottle at Man in the moon, shared by friends. Hazy dark amber with a small white head. Aroma is caramel, raisins, plums, apples, peach and slight alcohol. Taste is very sweet with ripe fruits and caramel, light bitter finish with warming fruity esters and alcohol notes. Medium bodied.
daje (2609) - NORWAY - OCT 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Kihoskh shared with esp0r, edvard and Simonsen at The "Esp0r #2000 Weekend in The Woods" 2014. Cloudy brown body with a thick tanned head. Aroma of apple pie, caramel, mango, belgian yeast, alcohol, wood. Taste is lightly sweet, plum, tropical hops, burned malt, anise, metallic hints, banana. Quite a lot going on here, the finish adds a hoppy fruit character and alcoholic burn, grand marnier character is there but very subtle. A nice beer, though maybe a bit over the top.
ansalon (1677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Man in the Moon, shared with friends. Pours a murky caramel with a medium frothy white head. Aromas of caramel, ripe apple, peach, citrus, corinthians, slight booze. Taste is caramel, ripe apple, citrus, peach, slight booze and figs. Mouthfeel is oily and sticky and smooth with low carbonation. Great stuff!
JulienHuxley (3618) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at man in the moon, shared by friends. Hazy amber pour with thin white head. Aroma is really fruity, lots of pineapple, peach, really boozy, tons of fruity alcohol notes. Taste is sweet, boozy, very fruity. Palate is warming, lots of alcohol, med bodied with good carbonation. A bit too cloying IMO, but still decent.
Ktwse (2290) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours murky brown with low light tan head. Aroma of peach, apple, citrus, corinthians. Taste is sweet ripe fruit and booze, warming finish. Body is medium full and smooth with soft carbonation.
Simonsen (755) - NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaske fra dags hyttetur. Mørk brun uklar farge. Stor hbit skumtopp. Smalwr karamell, kaffe frukt og kryddr. Lettdrikkelig.