eaglefan538 (3017) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 5, 2016
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour was reddish hue brown with zero head or lacing. Aroma of dark fruits and caramel and oak. Flavor the same with some faint red wine and vanilla. Mouthfeel totally flat and decent body but not sticky.
bierkoning (12038) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 29, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33 cl bottle. Dark brown color. Intense red wine aroma. Vanilla and a hint of roast. Malty sweetness overruled by intense vinous notes. Hints of oak and vanilla. Very low on carbon. Alcohol totally hidden. Delicous top class beer.
SimplySike (1348) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours cloudy brown with no head.
Aroma sour, vinous, wood, molasses, cherry, vanilla, sweet-sour complex aroma.
Taste cherry sour, vanilla molasses sweets.
Klimaet (1551) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by someone @ Borefts Beer Festival 2015. Pours clear light brown, no head. Aroma is very malty, yeasty, woody, banana, dark berries, cherries, caramel. Taste is woody, tobacco, dark fruits, dark berries, malt, vanilla. Special!
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[9/26/15] Bottle sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2015 in Bodegraven. Thanks everyone who shared bottles! Brown. Wood, malt, caramel, vanilla, fruitiness. Sweet.
77ships (7251) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Thx! for sharing. Sampled bottled @ Borefts 2015. Day 2. Deep brown amber with no head. Light iron, syrupy, nicely oxidized, syrup, sherry, caramel, honey, brown sugar. Taste is sweet oily, wood, caramel, honey, brown sugar, fruit, caramel, rich, light spirit, red wine, syrup. Oily, warming, low carbonation. Much like the base beer, these really need age it seems, about perfect now.
GothGargoyle (2299) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at Borefts. Light brown with virtually no head. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, honey, sherry. Medium bodied, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweet on the palate with a lightly tannic finish. Taste is toffee, wood, red wine, caramel, sherry. Tasty
jfb (5343) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle, many thanks to alkoholikarin!) murky brown colour with no head. aroma of alcohol, coconut shavings and pickles, with a touch of vanilla, some oak, gently roasted wheat and nougat. flavour is mostly cranberries, caramel and coconut, rather tart, with some more pickles, sugar icing, alcohol and white chocolate in the finish. heavy-bodied with no carbonation.
axl (472) - Lund, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Murky brown with no head. Rich red wine aroma with red berries, slight vanilla, a touch of acidity, slight cocoa, slight coffee, oak as well as light spicy wheat. Taste is slightly acidic with sweet red fruits, a touch of vanilla and oak barrel tones. Not much of the original beer is detectable except for a touch of wheat sweetness and a hint of spicy dryness. The mouthfeel is medium going from sweet to dry and the carbonation is non-existant.
omhper (22887) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Murky burgundy colour, small head. Tart vinous nose with balsamic sour cherries. Tart with an underlying malt sweetness. Full bodied with well rounded mouthfeel, low carbonation. Woody red wine, mild vinegar tartness, white pepper and cherries. Complex and intense - BFM style. Lovely!