ekstedt (4913) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
<i>Bottled (33 cl) at het Amsterdamertje, Göteborg, Sweden</i>. Deep copper, medium beige head. Caramel, burnt sugar and dark berrries dominate the aroma. Medium bodied with soft mouthfeel. Slightly sweet.
gnoff (7030) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(33 cl bottle at het Amsterdamertje, Göteborg, Sweden) Hazy dark reddish to brown color. Sweet, alcohol, milk scent. Milky, spicy, harsh taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(33cl bottle) Pours a cloudy brown body with a medium-sized creamy beige head. Aroma of rabbit feed, fish food, chestnuts, coriander, and caramel. Flavor of raisins, caramel and toasted malts, candi sugar, and some brown sugar.
saxo (12773) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich and fruity with malt and spices. Some caramel as well.
Jerre (2360) - Waregem, BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33 cl (bought Willems) tasted on 28.10.’08 with Leen.
Hazy brown with a beige head.
Aroma bit roasted malts, caramel.
Taste bit caramel , malts; some yeast notes.
mar (4464) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. deep brown pour with a thin layer of cream froth. not the greatest smelling beer i’ve ever had. very malty flavor and an easy thickness. smooth finish to boot.
BMan1113VR (7691) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 19, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a brown body and a light off-white head. Aroma is of marmite, yeast, fruity with some alcohol. Taste is sweet, yeasty with alfalfa (or however it is spelled), berries, and raisins. Light but lively bubbles, decently warming.
Bullit (3724) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma has dark fruits and malts. Flavour has caramel malts, some spices and fruits. Alcohol well hidden. A nice surprise; needs a rerate.
Lubiere (9031) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A lightly hazed dark resddish brown ale, with a thin moka head. A sweet caramel aroma, maderized porto, chocolate and stewed prunes. In mouth, a sweet candy sugar, with licorice, yeast and warming alcohol. A pleasant dutch barley wine...its a belgian strong! Bottle at In de Wildeman, Nov. 2006. 3.30 euro.
Fukito (700) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 7, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (9% alc), august 08. Very dark brown color with a big, bubbly, creamy, beige head. Nice, captivating yeasty aroma with some caramel notes, fruity, cake and raisins. Malty, grainy flavor, slightly spicy with some slight cocoa and tobacco notes. Slightly sweet and acidic aftertaste. Medium body, soft, smooth and quite light for a 9%. Nice, drinkable and inviting belgian stronga dark ale.