alobar (2300) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark rust color with a thin off-white head. Aroma of apple, grape, candii sugar, and caramel. Flavor of grape, apple, fig, raisin,and candii sugar. A tad sour with hint of alcohol. Very nice.
yngwie (10760) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. A gusher, producing a big, diminishing off-white head and a clear, dark golden body. The aroma is lightly milkysourish, with toffee, dried fruits and some yeasty and spiced notes. Butterscotch, toffee, dried fruits, yeast notes, sugar and some bitterness. Medium body, pleasant carbonation. A decent one, nothing more. 130504
Geokkjer (4260) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, some fruitiness, alcohol and nuts. Flavor is sweet and malty with some fruitiness, caramel, berries, alcohol and warming alcohol. Medium to full body, average carbonation.
Meilby (4467) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Gusher.. Pours clear amber with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, raison, plums and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long warm, fruity and caramel finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Sten (504) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown reddish beer with a fast fast diminishing white head. Malty and alcoholic aroma. Flavour is malty, medium sweet and has a alcoholic aftertaste with a warm mouthfeel. (Bottle 33cl)
Tulle (287) - DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
orange, cloudy, minimal head, caramel, hay, roasty, cough drop, heavy cloying sweetness, full body, creamy, average carbonation,
TorbenH (654) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
amber, cloudy, tan foam, caramel, bread, cereal, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,
EithCubes (4198) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Lively yeast and a bit of a mini-gush. Pours hazy and particulate-filled dark mahogany brown, head is rather excited and soon tuckers itself out. Nose filled with sweet fruity yeast flavors and beautiful doughy character. The berry is supported but lighter plum and there’s a faint dash of licorice under the faint vanilla. Smooth, lightly-carbonated medium body lightly warms, but generally hides its alcohol extremely well. Tons and tons of dense fruity flavor, cherry at the top, kicking off esters and getting some beautiful complexity on that side. Candi sugar, for sure, hops stay out of the way, not too sweet, minimal bitterness, sparklingly fresh yeast with a swath of cream. A wonderful holiday ale.
jgb9348 (3964) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep, super dark brown coloured body with a violet and ruby tinted glow when held up to the light. Thick, three centimetre tall soapy light brown head that explodes from the bottle when opened, but fades fairly quickly. Aroma of tons of caramel, pit fruits, toasted malt, peanuts, earth, pipe tobacco and even some soy sauce and mushrooms. Medium-bodied; Earthy maltiness with a ton of sugars behind showing dates, figs, raisins, concord grapes, peanuts and a bit of lighter chocolates. Aftertaste shows some complexity with the chocolate and sweet notes front and centre with a little earthiness, yeastie qualities and a hint of peat at the tail end. Overall, a nice complex beer with a ton of various flavours from brown sugar to peat to pit fruits and of course yeast and malt - all showing some serious alcohol. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Bier Tempel in Bruxelles, Belgium on 02-January-2011 for €2,50 sampled at home in Washington on the other side of the pond on 20-October-2012.
anders37 (12738) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel yeasty finish.