Bygers (474) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 21, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a runy brown, clear with large white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon, chocolate, pine, resinous and hint of caramel. Taste of grapefruit, caramel and malts.
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jpkeskinen (95) - FINLAND - SEP 20, 2013
2.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drank from a bottle at a friend?s. Sweet and malty taste with some coffee. Nice, hazy brown colour.
Vighals (407) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rødbrun med lys brunt skum. Melkesjokkoladelukt noe mørke bær. Mer bitter sjokolade i smaken.
Theydon_Bois (5279) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at King William IV, 16/08/13.
Mid black with a dirty tan head.
Nose is light chocolate, brown sugars, dark toffee, brown bread.
Taste follows, cocoa, dark malts, fruit loaf, treacle toffee, ashy, hoppy backnotes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation.
Tasty beer for the style - hopped up brown.
KansaiBeerLvrs (880) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Mikkeller. A dark rich brown pour which was completely opaque. The aroma was nice and smokey. The full body gave me smoke, bacon & roastiness. Maybe not all that complex but really nice.
KyotoLefty (5572) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2013 Tap at Mikkeller. Dark brown, almost black, lace. Fruity caramel nose, melon, peach, grape. Roasty malt, lots of fruit, licorice, grassy hops. Light tommedium. Decent, notmreally a brown. Tangy hops make it nice, though it doesn’t really excite me.
Niall73 (647) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at London Craft Beer Festival 2013. Pours a slightly hazy reddy/brown colour with an off-white head. Veg, caramel and bread aroma. Light body, quite crisp and fruity with dark fruits, prunes a bit of choc. Quite dry. Nice.
Scopey (4612) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at King William IV. It pours darkest brown with a small beige head. The nose is earthy, roasty, earth, toasty, coffee, varnish and chocolate. The taste is roasty, earth, toast, liquorice, coffee, cocoa, good bitterness and light ash with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Tasty and very drinkable.
alexsdad06 (3822) - Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours a solid brown color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malt, milk chocolate, hints of coffee and some earthy hop bitterness. Good flavor for a brown, body matches the flavor.
PriorL (894) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, shared with Mathieu87. EXPIRATION DATE: 20/11/2012
APPEARANCE: brown/dark beer, nice stable beige head. NOSE: coffee, fruity, little sour maybe. TASTE: little watery, caramel, some malts.
Aged quite well!