MaroonOrange (129) - - NOV 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Very dark with a nice head. Black cherries, cola, Belgian candy sugar, and prunes. Moderate carbonation but a slightly light mouthfeel.
PapaSkeetSkeet (808) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep chestnut with medium-to-thin tan head, moderate rate of decay. Bread crust, cocoa, strawberry, pear, graham cracker. Flavor of bread crust, brown sugar, modest espresso bean. Body: medium-light and velvety. less delicate than the seduction, but a bold, yummy flavor that grows on you. superior aroma and body.
swesson (216) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
An almost perfect dark belgian ale. Pours like midnight with a new moon. Tastes of dark malty rich goodness. Enormous thick head. Incredible lacing. A bit lighter on taste than the color would suggest, but supreme nonetheless!
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merc7186 (2051) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Some Lacing
S: Bananas, Apples, Plums
T: Strong Bananas, Plums, Sweet Bread
M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet
Overall, a very fruity belgian dark, doesnt have that typical ommegang yeast flavor.
pilgrimoutlaw (766) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
2 yr old bottle. Pours dark reddish black with thin oily head. Soy sauce, plums, chocolate, vanilla, alcohol, cereal. Moderately bitter, lightly sweet. Medium, crisp body.
Ernesto987 (3687) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A dark rich caramelly Belgian ale, good spices and tasty yeast flavors, it’s alright but a little common
JulienHuxley (3016) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Murky brown pour with a ring of white head. Aroma of spicy belgian yeast, earthy notes, light peat (very earthy, smoky). Malty flavor, sweet, raisins, with a light herbal finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Good.
DCLawyer (1423) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft->taster at BBB Fest-Nashville. Dark brown with small offwhite head. Dark fruit, molasses, caramel, cherries. Nice.
Headbanger (3300) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle 11/3/13 (Binny’s Glen Ellyn)-46° in Trappist Glass-Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, and slight anise. Taste of the same with spices and more anise on the back end. This medium bodied brew is not too shabby and is easy drinking.
Butters (3747) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really nice near black pour with good tan head and chestnut highlights. Smells of sweet malt, crystal malt, with hints of lilac and molasses. Flavor is more like grains of paradise, anise, molasses, and rum raisin. Still a little boozy, but that should fade off with age. Very high effervescence makes for a creamy mouthfeel. Nice.