esox (1141) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught. Foaming like hell, dark brown-amber, somewhat cloudy. Strong raisin notes when too cold, some herbal notes. Syrupy, toasted bread is more obvious when warmer. Dried fruit notes, as long as sweet herbal hops. Dryish malt flavor, grains, sweetish chocolate, somewhat herbal hop aftertaste. Medium body, frothy texture.
Florya (452) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
How: Bottle Appearance: Dark brown, medium tan head. Aroma:coffe, nuts, caramel. Palate: Medium body, smooth carbonation.
tderoeck (5303) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
9/XII/14 - 50cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - BB: 11/XI/14, brewed: 11/XI/13 (2014-1479)
Clear purple brown beer, huge fluffy brown head, falls down quickly, bit adhesive. Aroma: bit dusty, roasted, mocha, cocoa powder, malty, dried fruits, milk chocolate, chemical, band-aid, chocolate milk. MF: lots of carbon, medium to light body. Taste: very roasted start, coffee, mocha, bit sourish. Aftertaste: coffee, toast, sour touch, little sweet, caramel, chocolate.
scanovajr (659) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. A deep amber beer with a medium sized beige head. Aroma is malty with roasted notes. Taste is also malty, roasted and sweet, caramel, nuts. Software carbonation. Thin body
asimeow (137) - Sandsli, NORWAY - DEC 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,5l bottle. Dark,brown,with hints of licorice and raisins. Pretty standard xmas brew,albeit not labelled as such,but preferable to the typical dunkel or amber and dark lagers.
Yorker (1394) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours murky brown with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, caramel, and nuts - with a slightly bitter finish.
Desverger (2535) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Den Nordiske Ølhandel, Copenhagen - pours dark brown with tan good tan coloured head. Dark malty aroma and taste, lots of caramel, dark toffee, brown sugar, some dark fruity and nutty. Lovely.
jcos (1600) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Location/Date:Bottle on 11/10/2014 split with Dave and courtesy of Dave.
Appearance: Pours a murky brown.
Aroma: Aroma of toffee.
Taste: Light bitterness, lightly toffee/nutty.
Palate:Light medium body, light aftertaste.
Summary: First off, thanks Dave. This beer is really exceptional. At 4.5, it has all the flavor of other Brown ales. If this came in smaller bottles, I’d always have it around.
Sebilinz (641) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Dark Brown with tan head. Aroma is malts with hints of smoke. Taste is caramel with smoke. Aftertaste is medium bitter balanced by some malty sweetness. Nice one.
YantarCoast (255) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.5 litre bottle from GlavPivMag in Moscow. Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma of smoke, chocolate, nuttiness..Taste of chocolate, roasted malt. Easy drinking.