bierkoning (9549) - La Tropica, - APR 27, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Brown color. Malt, cake dough and hints of lciorice in the aroma. Malty sweet, bready flavor, almost full bodied. Some licorice.
gonzo88 (21) - leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bruin donker rode bier met vlokkige/stevige bruinige witte schuimkraag.
De geur van fruit en iets moutig.
Lekker zoet en fruitige qua smaak. Drink makkelijk weg.
Douberd (1200) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, 330 ml. Poured into a snifter at home. ABV 8.9%
Brown chestnut colour on the body, with a huge off-white head. Very good retention, mostly because of its size, although the density is also good. Thick lacing webs left on the glass.
On the aroma hops, spices, little bit of caramel, porto wine.
Taste of spices, dark fruits like plums and raisins.Quite bitter aftertaste.
Medium thin body, good carbonation.
Good beer, strong without kicking much and tasty too.
Svesse (5660) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, Arendsnest, Amsterdam, 27 July 2013) Dark reddish brown colour with huge, dense, beige head. Malty, slightly smoky nose with notes of caramel, dark fruit, asphalt and dark bread. Malty taste with dark fruit, caramel, asphalt, a touch of smoke and a certain spicy bitterness. Almost full body, with a touch of sweetness. Quite complex and a bit weird. Quite nice though.
Tharlinn (31) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle, 33cl, online.
Dark, nut brown, cloudy colour. Smell is a bit malty, plastic. Taste is very alcoholish with a nice long bittery aftertaste.
77ships (3007) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl. bottle @ home – purchased online. Dark brown with a big beige head if poured to vigorously. Smells of overripe fruits, plastic, caramel, bitter coffee & strong liquorice. Tastes of overripe fermenting dark fruits, strong hop bitterness, quite bitter cold coffee with liquorice, raw, sweet, dark fermenting grapes, fermented berries & dark fruits, alcohol, coffee grounds. Solid body. Severe, there is something interesting brewing over the border. 8.9 % ABV
SaintMatty (4277) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml Bottle at 8.4% (Thanks Benzai) - Dark brown with a haze and a foamy head. Marzipan, dried fruit and caramel in the aroma. Malty, fruity and slightly roasted taste with notes of burnt toaste, chocolate and dried fruit. Fairly enjoyable.
vipinvelp (1605) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy dark ruby with brownish foam head lacing to glass. Aroma is stark bitter with licorish, taste is strong bitter cold coffee. High alcohol taste. Strong long bitter aftertaste. (Velp 201212)
MaartenRF10 (1356) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy dark red brown, firm lasting off-white head. Red fruit, hop bitterness, dry. Ok body, high carbo.
sic1314 (1963) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap in the Wildeman. Poured hazy and golden with a small white head. Aroma of citrus hops, yeast and malt. Medium body for the strength, flavour of bitter sweet malt and caramel with some orange notes and a dry finish.
RobHaenen (5) - Sittard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2012 does not count
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Less full in taste as you would suspect from the abv. Fruity, spicey and nice bitterness. Reddish colour. Surprisingly easy to drink!