JorisPPattyn (7773) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small beige head over stunningly beautiful red-brown beer. Nice nose, nutty, slightly oxidyzed (bottle 3 yrs. old), and somewhere a salty, smoked ham impression. Sweet, but aromatic malty and port-like flavour; oxydizing is more obvious, but in a very acceptable way: red fruit, alcohol, retronasal some walnuts. Slick but not sticky MF, alcohol obvious, and quite heavy body overall. Nice, but in 3 years this has aged a lot. Thankfully in the right way.
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2005
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
(Bottle 75 cl) Hazy, amber coloured beer with a decent head. Unpleasant earthy, fusty nose. Taste mainly of cork and mildew. This bottle was definitely off. Pity. Needs a rerate sometime. 080102
rauchbier (3590) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2005
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle conditioned, at Essen Kerstbierfestival 2004. Deep amber bronze, no head and moderate condition. Excellent spirity nose with buttery toffee, malt and slight earthiness. More muted in the mouth, with caramel and toffee mixed with a woody bitterness. Gentle caramel in the finish.
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2004
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown, NO head. Old sherry-like flavour. Creamy mouthfeel.
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
0.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Bottom of a 75cl bottle: Too old. Like liquid raisins an plums. Some notes of sand in the flavour. Really bad.
maupie (927) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2003
1.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
This beer has a dark brown body - hue apperance and a fine white scum collar. I have drunk the beer from the bottle and it had a low carbonic acid. The initial flavor taste is nasty and it feels heavy.
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2003
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 1995 vintage.
Darkbrown cloudy beer.
Sweet aroma with fruity tones and notes of chocolate and cabbage.
Sweet, fruity flavor with malt and chocolate tones.
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2004 Bottled, 1995 vintage. Mahogany colour. Fruity and lightly vinous with loads of caramel. Sweet, mild, rounded and butterscotchy with notes of almond. Good, but not very complex.
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber coloured and without a head. Strong malty aroma and taste. Molasses. A bit too much malt taste, even for me. Neutral finish.
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 14, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber beer, poor head. Nice malt aroma, sweet light liquorice. Rich body, malty, well balanced by bitterness; very light corky taste; a nice aftertaste of roasted malt, and some liquorice. Final pretty strong, not too much aromatic.