bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2008
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(50cl bottle) Pours a hazy brown body with virtually no head. Aroma of cedar, cherry, citrus, florals, toasted bread, vanilla, and light chocolate. Flavor of wood, caramel malt, cherry, and raisins with a dry, bitter finish.
pentaz (1239) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from 2007 @ Theis. Pours red/brown w. floaties and no head. Aroma is honey, light oxidized, dusty, caramel, raisin, vinous, grassy. Taste is near heavy sweet and light+ bitter. Body is near medium, texture is viscous, carbonation is near flat. Finishes sweet, short and oaky.
SlackerMads (1606) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Theis. Clear amber with a small bubbly dissipating off white head. Caramel, oxidized sherry notes, alcohol, dry and light stinging, oak, honey, dusty, herbal hops. Medium body, oily texture, flat carbonation. Medium/heavy sweet and medium bitter. A bit too thin to carry the alcohol.
Christian (11092) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy amber with a tiny off-white head. Malty aroma with vineous dried fruit, oak and vanilla. Sweet and malty flavour with strong oak character, vanilla and tannins
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
3rd June 2010 - Brasserie 4:20 - Botlle - thanks Alex! Clear amber beer. No head. Light toffee nose. Light semi dry palate. Rich dried fruits, a little brandy and some toffee. Finishes semi dry. A rich tasty well aged barleywine.
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ 4:20, Rome. Pours amber with a small off white head. Nose is deep and vinous. Mellow. Caramel, fruit and toffee. Full bodied. Very nice. Well matured. . .
Plovmand (6480) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Swingtop bottle. Pours amber with a small off white head. The aroma is oak, vanilla, prune, caramel and light hops. The flavour is raisins, prune, caramel, light alcohol, vanilla and oak. Very nice.
Borresteijn (4677) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at 4:20 at RBESG Rome. Clear amber colour, no head. Aroma is sweet, honey, bread, very malty, bit fruity. Flavour is harsh and woody, earth, bitter, malty, hoppy and earthy finish. Medium bodied. Not very refined imo.
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
end of bottle ... murky amber ... sweet woody toffy ... rich sweet toffee malts ... little brandy tones ... definite soft oak ...
jkwalking05 (3739) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2009
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep copper color with a very small head. Aroma is of oak, vanilla, honey, brown sugar, and malt. Flavor is mainly oak, honey, and raisins.
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2008
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle@Home. Complex aroma with mainly raisin, oak and cognac. Brown color, shiny, no head. Sweet, madeira, raisin, bitter, hoppy/grassy, oak. Sticky, flat, soft. Heavy flavours, great stuff.