tnkw01 (1535) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 13, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Found this jewel in a Liquor Barn in Lexington, KY. Dark brown in color with hardly any head. Aroma is coffee, toffee and fruitcake. Taste is toffee-like malty sweetness with just a tad of hoppyness in the finish.
kitting (71) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 22, 2012
2.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Cerveza demasiado potente para mi. El sabor de la propia cerveza se ve empañado por la fuerte presencia alcoholica, lo que al contrario que puede suceder con la Gordon, termina resultando una cerveza para tomar muy de vez en cuando.
jtclockwork (11792) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 8, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to jcwattsrugger. Pours clear brown. Nose of brown sugar, licorice, yeast and toffee. Taste of toffee, brown sugar, light alcohol and sweet malts.
Scubatrip (605) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the bottle, courtesy of Summer Secret Santa 2010, pours black with a thin tan foamy head. Aroma is malty with some chocolate, sour like a farmhouse ale. Taste is similarly Belgian-sour, white grapes, alcohol, candy sugar, molasses. Smooth, thicker than quaffable. Like a chocolate Farmhouse. Thanks Santa!
BiddleBrau (1054) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Deep red color but no head to speak of. Big caramel sweet nose. Huge caramel malt profile with a slight hop bite on the back end. Slightly alcoholic. Palate is full but lifeless. Uninspiring.
Derek881 (1187) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I had this beer on tap in D.C in a trumpet glass. The beer had a hazy brown color with a dark amber hue and a big, dark-tan creamy head that had average retention and little cling. The beer had a floral and grainy hops aroma with some notes of caramel malt and coffee. It had a sweet medley of flavors with very little bitterness. A creamy body which was fairly wet and smooth with average carbonation.
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Darker brown color with some brown sugar, dark fruit, and molasses in the aroma. Flavor is quite sugary and very concentrated with dark fruit and coffee. Thick feel. The "eising" really makes this one tasty.
Lagunitasfan (1321) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 30, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
AlohaC’s tasting. Spicy and smoky scent. Sharp on the nose. Color of cola. Creamy taste.
ironchefscott (357) - portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
no carbonation and not very impressive at all very one noted and gross mouthfeel
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - DEC 29, 2008
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle from mreusch. 7/8/08. Thanks Matt! Opened at alohaCs 2008 end of the year tasting. Super malty aroma. Tons of melanoidins amplified by the ethanol in the aroma. Sweetish. Not easy to drink. Not very good, but at least I get another eisbock rating.