Maarten1993 (500) - - NOV 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Drank during tasting in Molenhoek with Rik, Bram, tijs, thierry and Lennart. Liked it. Brown beer. Nice alcohol taste. Rich, also sweetness. Pleasant.
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750mL bottle. Cloudy reddish brown and good lacing. Aroma is tart citrus, brown sugar and toasted malt, prunes, dates, biscuit. Taste is dark fruit sweetness, and hoppy citrus bitterness. A mix of creamy and effervescent. Medium low dry finish.
fkoolen (583) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Beautiful deep orange colour, almost transparent, big white foamy head. Sweet tropical fruits and banana, pine and nice bitterness from the hops, soft grainy malts, caramel, boozy alcohol, little barnyard funk and brett-sour tones. Complex but very well balanced. Soft mouthfeel, (too) low carbonation, good body.
BrewTom (451) - - NOV 7, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Close your eyes & imagine you're drinking a Belgium abbey ale - then check the bottle & remember that this is Mikkeller. The gypsy gent has out done himself this time - a truly world class brew.
Smooth mouthfeel with distinctive Belgium taste & not overly sweet. Complex taste with subtly bitter finish.
Rated by BrewTom
b3shine (6576) - Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft to taster at Three Floyds. Looks good; a very slightly hazy darker orange with foamy head that’s very light caramel in color. Smells bittersweet and boozy with notes of toffee. Tastes like it smells, but more balanced, with a nice, smooth mouthfeel. Enjoyable, and one of the few that tastes smoother than it smells.
slowrunner77 (7089) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
"tastes like different hops and yeast than the other "alive" brew I’ve had. Still lots of brett and funky goodness...meshes really well with the hops used in this one, but I miss the yeast. Nice frothy refreshing brew (especially at 8%) anyway."
RexTalionis (3015) - FINLAND - SEP 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours mahogny in color with a white foamy head. Sweet garden fruityness, berries, bit of herbal notes and honey in aroma. Later malty and spicy notes appears. Tropical fruity notes and hints of funkyness in taste.
Also grapefruits and green herbs in aftertaste.
NikkTwist (2003) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Eulogy. Cloudy brown amber with a huge frothy off-white head. Bright spicy hops backed by a lot of well browned amber fruit. Desiccated oranges and lemons. Golden raisins. Peach pits. Macadamia nuts. Sulfured apricot ears. Rotted caramel apples. Black tea. Cactus fruit. Unusual.
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Mikkeller BKK, August 2014. Amber with a small head. On the sweet side with malt, caramel, fruit, some berries and light yeast. Some warming alcohol in the finish.
tderoeck (6212) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
23/VI/14 - 75cl bottle @ home - BB: 22/VI/16 (2014-658) Thanks to Hilaire for the bottle!
Little cloudy red amber beer, big irregular unstable, head, dissipating quickly, bit adhesive. Aroma: fruity, barley wine character, strawberry, bit spicy, alcohol, pretty strong and intense. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bitter hops, alcohol, bit sourish, fruity notes, grassy, bit of chocolate malts. Aftertaste: pretty bitter, grassy, fruity notes, some strawberries, bit oxidized, some honey, bitter ending.