chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle at De Pilsener Club, Amsterdam on 9 April 2011. Very dark brown colour with a generous tan head.. Not quite opaque. Dry with plenty of powdery chocolate and some burnt malt notes. Firm mouthfeel with a slightly prickly carbonation. Straightforward but satisfying. Very enjoyable and extremely drinkable. And I can’t really think of a better place to drink a recreation of a very old beer.
madmitch76 (16335) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
31st March 2009
Light and frothy, more like a porter. Smooth malt, mild roastiness. Faint trace of something herbal. Dry malty finish. Goes down easy enough but it’s such a simple beer it defies easy description!
Svesse (6506) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle, Café Arendsnest, Amsterdam, 1 Aug 2010) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with distinct notes of chocolate, cocoa and coffee. Malty, roasted taste with coffee, dark chocolate, dark rye bread and a dry finish with a generous coffee bitterness. Slightly more than medium body, dry and fairly bitter. Well balanced and quite excellent stout.
rotjoch (50) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dit zwarte bier met haar crémekleurig schuim was onze eerste stout. De geur van deze stout was zuivelig, met drop op de achtergrond. Er was ook iets wild te bespeuren. De smaak was uitgesproken mout bitter, met toetsen van chocolade en cichorei. Het bier was gortdroog. Een prima stout, dus.
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
In short: A typical roasted stout with strong coffee notes. Simple but effective
How: Tap at In De Wildeman, Amsterdam
The look: Black body topped by a medium beige head with medium retention
In long: Nose is very roasted with strong notes of coffee. Taste is very straightforward. Roastiness and a coffee flavor dominates the beer. Some fruity notes add some complexity. Moderate sweetness level. Medium body with a lively carbonation. This is a very standard roasted stout like so many others but the execution is without flaws. I liked it. Description states “Brewed by De Schans with special permission from Heineken”. And now all De Shans’ brewery friends laugh at it making the “pishhh” whip sound.
The Etruscan (554) - Tuscany, ITALY - JUN 18, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Brown weak head. Black colour. Aroma is malty with coffee and bitter chocolate notes, slightly hearthy. Flavor is malty too with coffee tones, a bit watery, ending in a smooth roasty finish. Light to medium bodied.
piscator34 (2005) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 13, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at De Wildeman. Jet black in colour with moderate carbonation. Aromas are of red grapes, dark chocolate, and a bit of tar. More of the grape and chocolate thing going on in the mouth, but with a dry chalky note on the finish. Seems very light bodied for 7% alcohol. Average at best.
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown with a large beige head. Aroma is heavy malt, vineous, raisin and plum. Flavour is malt, roasted barley, malt acidic.
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@ Winterbierfestival PRZH 2010, Gouda. Black colored brew. Roasted aroma. Flavor is mildly burned, sweet, coffee. Nice balanced brew.
Vaiz (3599) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at 17th PINT winterbier festival, Gouda. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of spice and coffee. Flavor is bittersweet, a really well drinkable stout with some spices in the finish. Could easily drink a lot of this.