11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - OCT 4, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
~12oz. bottle. Deep garnet colored and relatively clear, some yeasty floaties dance around. Big and long lived beige head. Fantastic lacing. Fruity and yeasty aroma. Plenty of sugarplums dance in my nose. Quite rich. Medium bodied with a nice carbonation that doesn’t work over the palate. Malty and pit fruit flavors, alcohol isn’t really detectible for me. A touch thin in the finish perhaps but overall a really nice Belgian Strong.
Beerdedone (3162) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma of citrus, fruit, and alcohol. The flavor is citrus, fruit, and sweet. Excellent beer.
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big dark fruit and malt aroma, taste is the same, fruit becomes a little tart in the middle, there is a bite on the tongue,it seems to be over carbonated,alcohol not much of a factor, very tastey brew
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle shared with mate: pours dark brown with moderate size head into the trappist glass. aroma is very vinous and full of plum, raisin, and alcohol. flavor is very complex tons of rich malt, notes of dark fruits, raisins etc. slightly yeasty. good palate. solid brew.
Stefano (1943) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2006
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
very dark piano colour. tastes like melted down violet crumble. stench of blue cheese and vegemite. rich, heavy and tasty, without getting out of control. full body with chocolate and honey sweetness, then a long gentle drying out with coriander and rum. perfect on a cold winter’s night.
Grovlam (4199) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2006 Like the bigger brother abt 12, but more smooth and round in tast. Very nice dark color and with a very ritch and full tast. Great beer.
PilsnerPeter (3037) - Flushing, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a nice brown with a tan head. Aroma is sweet and fruity with a touch of chocolate and belgian yeast. Nice roasty raisin & fig flavor, with a slight toffee aspect along with belgian yeasts. Finish is nice & has a slightly sweet roastyness, almost like cinnamon toast.
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
draft at Brick Store - Aroma is sweet dark malts, raisin, and butterscotch. Pours dark brown with medium head and great lacing. Flavor is rusty water until it warms enough to show off the creamy butterscotch and dark fruits with a hint of chocolate. Palate is creamy and smooth. A tasty brew.
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - SEP 18, 2006
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I had this a BrickStore Pub on draft. malty, blackberry?, hearty and breadlike. deep brown color. off white cream on top. huge lacing in the glass. slight aroma of butter toffee, and fig. Probably the best dubbel I’ve had!
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ The Brick Store Pub. Clear dark garnet color with a small beige head. Dark fruity aroma with out too much sweetness. Notes of raisins along with some earthiness. Sweet fruity flavor, more raisins, with a dry finish. Light bitterness at the end.