tderoeck (4484) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
16/VI/13 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 10/X/14 (2013-560) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!
Clear red amber beer, small aery light beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet and sugary, green banana, caramel, metallic. MF: soft to no carbon, light to medium body. Taste: sweet sugary start, little bitter, metallic, some banana, dried fruits. Aftertaste: sugary, overripe banana, little bitter, metallic ending, some citrus. Meh.
77ships (3681) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thx. to Julien & Sebletitje. 33 cl. bottle split by two @ Delirium Cave. No label - date on cap appears to indicate this a 2010 Vintage. Appears to have been a draft at some time in a bar with the same name - the date on the cap appears to indicate that this was a professional bottling job - perhaps they bottled some for take away or who knows by now? Pours a brown ruby amber with a very brief head. Smell is a tad sour like uneatable berries, molasses, sweeter malts and some chocolate. Taste is quite heavy on cough syrup, sweet, brown sugar, licorice, molasses, mocha, tad bitter with some berries but above all cough syrup which also more or less how the body feels like. Actually not bad and quite an intriguing oddity. Apparently this by Strubbe - def. better than most of their stuff.
sebletitje (6624) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle courtesy of Julien, split with 77ships during our raid the Delirium Cave extravaganza. Bottle from circa 2010.
Brune acajou, col fin beige.
Arôme malté caramel, fruité noir se rapprochant presque d’une vieille brune flamande mais avec pas mal de sucre résiduel.
Palais est agréable, doux e sucré avec pas mal de fruits noirs; prune et date, malt caramel grillé et ce côté de Sirop de Liège et de mélasse.