Nebulor (109) - , California, USA - FEB 23, 2009
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fig and smokey roasted malt smell with caramel and molasses.
Mahogany color with an off tan head and lots of action. Sediment was difficult to see and swirled a bit around and topped this off just in case.
Lots of flavors including a buttery roasted malt, caramel, molasses, and some fig with a sweet tea finish.
Medium to full bodied, buttery and resinous, lively soft carbonation, and an alcohol warming throughout.
Yummy and the buttery effect suggest the sediment was liquified.
USCBeerMan (109) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring a dark reddish brown beer with a slight off white head, this beer has a solid appearance. The aroma is slightly sweet malty fruit. The beer is smooth on the palate.
alcohol is slightly noticeable. the finish is smooth but leaves an unidentifiable after taste.
hopasaurus_rex (109) - Surprise, Arizona, USA - FEB 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark cherry red. Thin khaki head. Fruity aromas. Malty, smells of tequila for some odd reason, nutty, sweet and smooth. Nice alcohol bite. Flavors of caramel, brown sugar, vegetables, hard liquor, tequila...odd. Pretty decent but definitely odd, maybe a bad batch? Has a solid flavor just a tad weird.
daad (109) - SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Really nice taste and aroma, this is a good thing to drink. [short review due to it coming from my backlog]
k9coug (107) - USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A sipper. Took me an hour to finish. Wonderful for what it is. I just had a 12 oz bottle, no cork, so was unaware it was as good as it was. May have been mis-marked.
Duntoyou (107) - Kr.sand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2012
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Mørke gylden, litt bunnfall. Nydelig aroma, søt balansert, karamell? Smaken er fyldig, fruktig, mye karbonering, men perfekt balansert, westvlteteren ligner den på. Flott fylde? Rettinn påt topp fem
bnwokedi89 (106) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep abbey style beer with a nutty brown complexion and a serious punch. 9.4% alcohol per volume hits you pretty hard after a couple. Smooth flavor that lends itself to enjoying slowly. There is a fruity aftertaste which is almost raisin like but also hart a bit of a tart taste like a cranberry. It's hard to explain but will make sense when you try this beer.
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Tommynh (106) - - OCT 15, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice Belgian dark, a bit of a fruity taste and seems like a little fizz but not too noticeable, high ABV and a nice little buzz, smallish serving glass but still very nice
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broozer81 (106) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Overall I wasn’t to impressed with this one. Not to smooth, flavor was a little metallic and the alcohol present was more than I would like. Wont try again.
fezzy (105) - California, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2013 Uncomplicated malts and yeast nose on the orange-ruby brew. Big, sweet malts with strong belgian yeast funk and bubblegum main body, with lots of raisin and a hint of clove and orange in flavor profile. Mostly sweet, but finishes not so sweet as to maintain some palatability, which is quite good considering the 9.4% ABV. A huge beer, but not so overwhelming as to prevent you from drinking more. One of the best Belgians to come out of the United States.