bierkoning (11403) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2007
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
3rd LCRBM. 2003 bottle. Aroma of malt whisky mixed with raisin. The very sweet flavor has raisin and banana and is very brandy-like. Very malty, very alcoholic, but somehow this is very well integrated in this malt beverage (I don’t know if I can call this a beer). Magic stuff, extreme in al ways thinkable.
Jerre (3019) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ LCRBM, Kulminator. Black color, no head. Aroma very strong alcoholic. This is like liquor.
Medium body. Taste = complex, very caramel, port, strong alcoholic.
jbrus (4991) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle@LCRBM. Cognac aroma. Red brown color, no head. Very sweet, varnish, grapes, very alcoholic. What to do? Is this a beer, no way! Did I like it? Yeah. So I decided to rate it and as a beer but as a cognac or something. I wouldn’t mind if this was removed from the website though.
Buddahchild (28) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2007
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark amber with no carbonation. Sweet caramel, candied fruits, and vanilla. Rich thick body, with tastes of vanilla, port, caramel, light dark fruit and sweet toffee. The sweet finish seems to go forever. Enjoy like a port, have a cigar or some creme brulee. i think I’ll keep mine in my cellar a while.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2008 Name: Utopias
Source: Freakin Frog
Appearance: clear amber, headless,
Aroma: rich sweet alcoholic fruity aroma with caramel, vanilla, oak, and licorish, aroma gets a bit syrupy sweet after a while,
Body: thick body,
Flavor: flavor is a much richer version of the incredible aroma, fumey alcohol the quickly fades replaced by the richest most wonderful elixar ever
Appearance: clear brown, headless, thick and viscous with lots of legs,
Aroma: sweet hot caramel aroma, sweet maple, alcohol comes in waves,
Body: big thick body,
Flavor: lots of rich caramel flavor, nice maple and vanilla sweetness, light bitterness, alcohol comes and goes but generally stays out of the way,
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 9/10; Palate: 9/10; Overall: 17/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - AUG 31, 2007
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a deep amber/ruby with no head or lace. The nose was bourbon-esque with massive dark fruits, tons of alcohol, malt and caramel. A touch of maple syrup like character is also noticed. The flavor is vinous and ripe. Full of raisin, plum, butterscotch, sweet carmel and brown sugar. The finish is full bodied, bitter and all alcohol. This burnt like hell going down. Every sip steals your breath (not in a good way). Fortunatly I was able to sample it for free at the 2005 Great American Beer festival. At $100 a bottle you should try it; if anything to say, you’ve had the strongest beer in the world.
WeeHeavySD (3361) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 28, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Few Ounce taste @ Downton Bar and Grill courtesy of super cool bartender Matt Byrne, normally the tastes go for $20 and the bottles are $400, so I have to give major props to Matt. Shared coincidentally with a friend named Matt. Pours brown and viscous looking. It looks quite thick overall, this however changes as it goes on it seems more thin it opens up. The nose is pretty damn insane its very hardcore with a supreme kick of alchol thats bigger than I’d expect but than again it is 25%. Also there is some big maple syrup smell in there too. The taste is like dessert wine on crack cocaine. Sweet maple and caramel. It also has a huge mouth punch, with a grappa kick. Its sharp on the palate but it also is intriguing as it changes as I drank it. Memorable.
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 29, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Copper brew kettle: Pours a clear cola color with no bubbles. Rich, refined malts with notes of whiskey, wood, fruit, spice, grass and earth. Very robust, complex and strong. Heavy bodied and crisp, without carbonation. Ending contains brown sugar notes. Thanks, Bruce!! :)
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Copper kettle thanks to my man Chris. 2003. Very complex with notes of malt, raisins, prunes, caramel, coffee, syrup, pine, alcohol and a somewhat dry finish.
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample provided by Jeffin7. Clear amber body is still. Uber hot and boozy nose is very sweet with toffee and raisins. The flavor is rum-like, very sweet, raisins, toffee and booze. Full body is sticky and still.