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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Belgian-style dubbel aged in wine barrels.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013

Bottle 375ml. corked.

Clear medium to dark brown - orange amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, horse blanket, funky, wood, leather notes, earthy notes, red wine notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, dry, funky notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121128]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit aroma with weak woody hints. Fruity malty woody dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty dark fruit finish with woody hints in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, white wine, malt, caramel and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
(375ml bottle) Pours a hazy brown body with a small cream head. Aroma of brown sugar, oak, vanilla, caramel, nuts, leather, and toffee. Flavor of brown sugar, caramel, nuts, vinous, oak, and yeast with a dry finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2012
On tap at the Blind Tiger, NYC during their Sierra Nevada event. Pours lightly hazy ruby with a fine, creamy head. Great dry fruit character throughout. Medium sweet, definitely some dry wood, vinous aspects, lots of dry berries. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Dry, vinous berry finish, some toasted sugars. Lovely. Great depth and balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, wood and sour fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 281112

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Draft. Large off-white head, clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grape/vinouos. Taste is moderately sweet, grape, some vinous, light caramel, faint Brandy in finish. Medium body, low carbonation, easy drinking. Not getting much other than the barrel aging, but at least it’s tasty that way.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11529) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Strong Ale 2012. Dark amber/copper colored pour with a khaki head. Fruity aroma of pear, plum, dates, and raisins. Slight sourness, some red wine, and a hint of metal. Tastes of wood, straw, and fruit. Slightly sour, some red wine, and bit sweet malt. Some brown sugar, dates, raisins, and plums. Nowhere near as good as the original/regular version.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11489) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Tap at The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours dark brownish copper with a creamy tan head. Aroma is quite vinous and a bit tart. Med body. Flavor is a bit malty with brett and resulting tart/sour. With oak. It may not really be brett, but it’s a beautiful ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11371) - DENMARK - NOV 28, 2012
Bottle, 8.5%. Hazy dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, dark fruits and vinous. Flavour is malt, vinous, dark fruits, medium sweet, little dry, oak and wood.


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