dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is liquorice, roast, fruits, molasses, caramel. Flavour is caramel, liquorice, roast, light coffee. Nice.
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured medium amber with a beige ring. Aroma of roast caramel malt, alcohol soaked berries. Medium to full body, flavour as the aroma, slightly sour, a hint of liquorice.
MrHangover (4020) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Deans Winter Shelter Tasting, courtesy of a non RateBeerian. Pours a dark brown beer with almost no head on top. Aroma is sugary, caramel and yeasty. Flavor is very sweet and quite alcholic. Well balanced brew, yet it has a thin mouthfeel to it. Nice winterbeer for sure.
kermis (11254) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Dean’s Winter Shelter Tasting. Pours dark brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of caramel, overripe fruits, mold old cellar. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
worldbeertaste (1796) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with a tan, thin, lacy, disappearing, head. Smells of berries, caramel, malt, sour berries and some roasted malt. Tastes of sweet malt with berries and raisins, sour fruit. Decent enough and fruity.
jmgreenuk (7839) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Deans Winter Shelter Tasting. Poured a hazy dark brown with a thin white light tan head. The aroma is malt and caramel. The flavour is medium bitter moderate sweet with a smooth red berry fruit hop liqourice palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample @ THT tasting.
Thin off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Quite nice
bierkoning (12581) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown color. Roasty caramelly aroma with hints of laurel and maple syrup. malty sweet, caramelly flavor with hints of laurel. Roasty, alcoholic. Medium bodied. Powerful beer.
fiulijn (19385) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the brewpub, vintage 2011, 1 year old, 10.5% ABV
Dark mahogany color, creamy head. Caramel and malt aroma, a bit nutty and oxidized. Lean body, semi sweet flavor of caramel, touch of roasted malt, roasted nuts, light oxidisation; alcohol perception well managed. Good (but in the shade of the V.S.O.P.).
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 4, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
The color is black. The head is robust. it smells mild, darkmalty, a bit roasty-alcoholic, darkmalty. Ok 10/8/8/9/-/9