madmitch76 (12162) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
10th February 2011
Bottle at ’t Arendsnest, Amsterdam. Clear dark red - brown beer. Little pale tan head. Light soft palate, dry and soft. Creamy malt with spicy licorice. Trace of Dr Pepper. Some dark orange marmalade. Creamy finish. Nice.
Countbeer (3665) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ PWBF’11: Yellow-ish to off white head. Deep dark bordeaux to black-ish beer. Smell is a mix of liquorice, piss and spices. Taste malts, hops, bit grassy and dry. Gets better after a while, less malty. Medium carbo and tingling mouthfeel.
Borresteijn (4139) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl Bottle at ’t Arendsnest. The beer is now brewed at their own premises and has a higher ABV than the previous Scrooge. Deep dark reddish brown colour, frothy off white head. Aroma of citrus, lots of hops, spices, dark roasted malts, fruits. Flavour is sweet, malty, dark fruits, some spices, citrussy hops, nice hoppy bitter finish as well. Medium to fullbodied. Good stuff.