FaithHealer1 (358) - - JAN 3, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, from somewhere. Got it for Christmas, not too sure where it came from. A shop, presumably. Pours a deep, murky brown-red, finger of head. Aroma is raisins, dark malts, a little banana, some spice and perfume. Taste is coffee, nutty (esp walnuts), brown sugar, maltiness, dark fruits, a little tart, quite bitter. A lot more interesting than I was expecting. Medium-full bodied, medium-long finish. A lot less sweet than I’d expected, and with a lot more character and complexity. A really, really nice surprise!
mariuszek (317) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 15, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very good and tricky beer. Alcohol not sensible almost. Very good appearance, roasty fruity aroma and taste, medium body. Balanced brew. I drink it from the bottle and the carbonation is high for ale. But it gaines drinkability.
cattrall (39) - Midlevels, HONG KONG - APR 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
An easy drinking stoutish beer or a strong ale. Pours very dark brown with a frothy head that dissipates quite quickly. Aroma of caramel and burnt barley. Taste is medium sweet with medium bitterness. Light lingering bitter finish. Enjoyable.
klm1 (351) - - APR 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown colour with compact light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel, oak and dark roasted chocolate. Taste is the same with little presence of alcohol. Finish is slightly bitter. Very nice beer to drink.
nordic (134) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 7, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Annelinna Prisma, Tartu.
Dark, medium body. Rich smoked aroma. Taste of roasted malt, pepper. Alcohol is noticeable. Very good.
DylansDad (387) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not bad at all. Usual suspects for this type of English ale: roasted malt, dark raisiny fruit, ripe plums in the middle and slightly tart green plums at the edges. Alcohol generally well hidden except for a nice warming at the back.
felip989 (80) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown with a small beige head. Aroma is earthy, chocolate, caramel, bread, sugar, grassy, some floral notes. Taste is chocolate, toffee, raisins, black olives, earthy bitterness, some nice light alcohol presence. Bitter aftertaste.
Kauge (559) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 13, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from SuperAlko in Tallinn (€ 2.45). BB Jun 2015. Pours a clear chestnutty colour. Head’s big when poured vigorously, light beige in colour, retains nicely, yet the lacing is rather poor. It’s got a dark fruit plus caramel character both on the nose and in taste, with a tingle of alcohol detectable. Perhaps nuts and figs too. Very faint bitterness. Slightly metallic in the finish. Body medium, palate soft and smooth. I feel some nice alcoholic warmth in the throat. At first the beer seemed quite carbonated but that flattened very fast. Overall? Pretty straightforward this is, with little depth in my opinion - I really can’t get much of it…
mario_giri (141) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 12, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Home. Dunkelbraun, leicht durchscheinend. Erdige Hopfennote,,etwas Malz, getrocknete Früchte, Kirschen, etwas Weiniges, säuerlich. Vielleicht etwas Scoggi und Caramell. Beginnt ganz leicht Zitronig, switcht zu Kirschen und Trockenfüchten, dann die dunkle Schoggi, Weinaromen und Caramell ganz im Hintergrund. Auch Vanille ist auszumachen, fruchtige Säure, leicht Bitter. Mittelvoll und ausgewogen. Bleibt so bis zum Schluss wo’s leicht rocken wird. Sehr feines Bier.
nihtila (1352) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
30.6.2014. Smells like some dark strong belgian ales: sweet malts, raisin, dark fruits. Taste is not quite there but ok. Dark fruits, malts, some sweetness, slight warmth. Could be fuller, leaves slightly light feeling with alcoholic taste. Wanted to like more but sth in taste doesnt match.
kajser27 (153) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a ruby hue, medium tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is caramel, some chocolate maltiness,strong on the fruit and some alcohol. Taste medium sweet malt and strong caramel, some chocolate, fruit and dark fruits which linger in the aftertaste, alcohol again. Medium+ bodied, slightly sticky.