BigMomma (223) - Leuven, - JUL 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Details: 25cl bottle
Tasting notes: Pours a hazy deep red color with a bubbled white head. Sweet full aroma of malt and caramel, some toffee notes, a touch of dark chocolate. The flavor is sweet malty, proceeds to a gentle bitterness with some roasted touches, quite a dry finish. Mouthfeel is quite thin but not disturbing, however the flavors would come out better if it was a bit fuller. Together with the long dry finish however does the thin mouthfeel make the beer very drinkable.
Conclusion: A decent good drinkable beer with a long lasting dry finish.
deanso (5561) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
25cl bottle from a friend.
Thick white head. Clear deep amber pour. An odd aftertaste which I can’t place. Not bad.
lesio (1) - Ostroda, POLAND - NOV 5, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark colours with beige head. Flavour is middle sweet with taste of caramel and cold coffee. Served in. 25l bottle.
Theydon_Bois (9528) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at Kunstemaecker, Steenkerke, 17/10/14.
Rich mahogany brown with a decent beige covering.
Nose is sweet maltings, dark fruit, brown sugar, nutty tang, brown bread, toffee.
Taste comprises mellow dark fruits, nutty, toasted brown sugar, fruit loaf.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation with light spritz keeping the sweetness at bay slightly and upping the drinkability.
Ok Scotch Ale (whatever the fuck they are) !
Sten (670) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark beer with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of roasted malts. Flavour is medium sweet, caramel, roasted malts and bit watery. (Bottle 25cl)
martinrumsam (539) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Brown red colour with beige head. Malt , caramel dark fruit aroma. Taste quite sweet to start - caramel becoming quite bitter in the finish. Slightly harsh. Thin mouthfeel. Ok. Just that
Bamsen78 (3310) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ Le Trappiste, Brugge. Pours slightly hazy dark ruby / copper brown with small off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit with some vinous touches and notes of malt and hops. Sweetish flavour of fruit and malt, with notes of hops and some sourish touches. Sour-sweetish finish. OK but just that for the style.
Borresteijn (4851) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Graspop Metal Meeting. Served very cold. Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of brown sugar, hint of chocolate, some plums. Flavour is more brown sugar, cola, some chocolate, light bitter finish, light fruity. Light-bodied. Not much going on here.
mmahut (1037) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 29, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Deep dark red body with low head. Aroma is caramel with cocoa notes, licorice, cold coffee. Taste has coffee sweetness, with low earthy bitternes. Body is full, high carbonation.
tderoeck (5004) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
9/III/14 - 25cl bottle from Carrefour supermarket @ home - BB: 4/III/14 (2014-265)
Clear purple to red brown beer, small aery beige irregular head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: caramel, sugary, banana, bit metallic, grains, some chocolate. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: lots of caramel, some chocolate, banana, little bitter, mocha. Aftertaste: mocha, caramel, some alcohol, little sour, sweet, sugary, more chocolate, banana, some bitter hoppy touch. Actually not as bad as I had feared!
zacgillbanks (2444) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Mam and Dad’s holiday, France. This is a dark copper coloured beer with a sweet malty, red fruit and sugary flavour, chocolate notes and a sweet, slight nutty finish.