Borresteijn (4541) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl Bottle at Herberg De Gouden Leeuw, Bronkhorst. ABV 6.5%. I asked for the Scrooge, this is what I got. Said it was the same, unfortunately for them I knew better. But heck, it’s a rate. Murky brown colour, soapy head. Aroma of chocolate, roosvicee, dark fruits. Flavour is sweet, malty, cocoa, chocolate, roosvicee, light bitter malty finish. Light to medium-bodied. Sweet, but nice.
Countbeer (4302) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Label says 6.5%ABV:
Medium to bigger vanilla creamy foamy head on top of a deep dark ruby colored beer to brown.
Aromas of toast, roast, some red and brown fruit, barley malts, light chalk, wood toast, herbs, leaf, hint of yeast and some caramel.
Flavours of bitters, malts, dark fruits, some marzipan, hay, oat, growin bitters which come close to nasty bitters, some toast, nuts, dried leaves, light dry, some nutmeg and wood.
Aftertate of bitters, dried leaves, herbs, malts and some darker fruits with a
Low carbo, creamy silky thick mouthfeel, more than medium bodied and an oily foamy texture.
SimplySike (782) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown with tan head.
Aroma roasted malts, caramel, sweet, dark fruits, chocolate.
Taste caramel chocolate sweet, some fruit, roasted coffee bitter.
Mouthfeel thin, bit dry.
harrisoni (13195) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from a colleague. Had whilst cooking a chilli so my taste buds are a tad hot. Dark brown lasting tan head. Lots of chocolate up front in the flavour. Some fruit little ester mostly chocolate malty flavour. Ok. Bit too much chocolate and a but one dimensional. Fine though
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, leicht röstig, dunkle reife Früchte. Geschmack sehr malzig, reife Früchte, Karamell, würzig.
Douberd (1999) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Cafe Moortgat, Arnhem. 250 ml glass. I didn’t have enough time to enjoy this as they were having a pub quiz soon and we had to go. I will probably rerate.
Brown coloured, very hazy body. Almost two fingers of beige head, quite thick, wiht good retention,light lacing left behind.
Aroma of dark fruits, caramel.
Taste is quite nice, caramel, light toffee, quite bitter on the aftertaste.
Medium body, good carbonation.
Overall" Quite good, the high bitterness on the aftertaste comes as surprise
JanEric (978) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, almost black coloured, minimal head. Lots of caramel, coffee, roasted malts. tastes roasted, bitter coffee, dark roasted nuts. Long bitter finish with a full body. Low carbo, flat, more a porter than a dubble imo. but nice , also cacao and liquorice,
OllieBBommel (1041) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (75cl)@home. Head: delicate beige. Colour: clear ruby brown. Aroma: hops, roasted malt. Taste: nice bitter-sweet. Palate: medium body, oily, medium CO2, bitter finish. Overall: ok.
jmgreenuk (4010) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from ABC Beers, Den Haag. Poured a deep mahogany win a big frothy tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt and yeast. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a big liqourice, yeast, roasted malt super smooth palate. Serve this at room temperature if you can get one. You won’t be disappointed!
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at yespr.
Hazy dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and spices.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and spices.
Sweet and spicy finish.