Borresteijn (4856) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Dark brown, off white head. Nose of brown sugar, dark fruits, chocolate. Taste is brown sugar, roasted malts, dark fruits and chocolate. Soft bitterness in the finish. Very smooth and really tasteful dubbel.
Jerre (2713) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted home 18 march ’08.
Bottle, 33 cl. (Bought @ Geers)
Hazy, red-brown color, with a nice off-white head.
Aroma sweet malts, dark fruits.
Medium body. Taste sweet, also dark fruits, (raisins and berries), bit caramel bitterness on the back.
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - JUL 16, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: reddish brown color. Big head of ivory to pale beige color, semi-dense and lasting.
Aroma: to caramel malts, slight chocolate and truffles smells. Intensive ripe fruity and semi-critic aromas, with reminiscences of plums, cherries and raisins. Vanilla cookies from yeasts. Very light clove smells.
Flavors: toast malts in the start with caramel reminiscences. Toffee notes, slightly smoky and woody. Good balance of yeasts (not excessive), that with the toasted malts remember me a toast bread and vanilla cookies. Fruity taste similar to banana, candied plums, raisins and, maybe, blackberries. Reminiscences of chocolate with cherries that almost could be chewed. Some vinous and like cherries liquor. Semi-toasted, chocolaty and yeasty aftertaste.
Palate: medium body and semi-oily. Low carbonation.
Remark: interesting, semi-complex and balanced beer. Fruity and chocolaty touches that almost could be chewed.
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of Fonefan. Red mahogany with a nice, creamy head. The aroma has hints of cheese, and notes of apricot and prunes and roasted malt. The flavour has sweetness, notes of syrup, candy sugar, dark fruits, light licorice and roasted malt. It’s very charming, and I like it a lot.
SilkTork (5252) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2008
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle from Beers Of Europe. Malt fruit cake aroma. Alcohol. Dry and slightly chalky with pleasant dark bread flavours. This is an acceptable strong brown beer, but it lacks character, quality or individuality.
leaparsons (8258) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Red brown with a small head. Aromas are caramel malts with berries. Yeasty and floral with spices. Flavours are bubblegum and fruit with yeast. Malty and herbal with dry finish.
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 22, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.33 l bottle. Reddish brown color with small head. Candy, yeast, dark bread and berries in the aroma. Sweet, bready, caramelly and yeasty flavor with notes of licorice, chocolate, toffee, raisins and vanilla. Hint of sharp alcohol. Drinkable.
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 10, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a murky brown color with a thin light brown head. Nice aroma of yeast, caramel and nutty malt. Good flavor of yeast, caramel and nutty malt, it’s nicely balanced. The body is light to medium with an oily texture and moderate carbonation.
note666 (1141) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. brown red colur. creme head. nice caramel taste, sweet and bitter.
johndoughty (4063) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brownish and sweet. Quite a powerful presence to the point of nearly being overpowering. Apart from the sweetness theres not a lot else. Still a reasonable drink.