Emeister84 (1706) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2013
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Prominent fruity aromas of raisins, cherries, and apples, with some subtle chocolatey and nutty scents. The appearance of liquid ebony, with dark ruby highlights, and a decently retaining, khaki head foam. Sweet with some savory elements, caramel and molasses flavors, and some tartness as well. Full bodied with spicy, lively carbonation, and finishes with refreshing fruity and malty tones, and some presence of alcohol strength. Rich, smooth, spicy, and complex.
jamesewelch (232) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - NOV 24, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
From 33cl bottle, poured into tulip glass
Aroma: caramel, toast, nuts, licorice, raisin, vanilla,
Appearance: brownish/red, big tan frothy head,
Taste: medium sweet, light bitter
Palate: full body, creamy texture, average carbonation
Overall: Very fruity. Almost to the point of what I’d expect from a Quad. Alcohol is well hidden, not warm at all. Lots of raisins, figs, dark fruit type aroma and tastes. Very sweet, lightly bitter. Some dark cherries in taste as well. Very good, slow drinker. Easy to digest, smooth.
MohaBeer (115) - Lima, PERU - NOV 23, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Marrón rojizo con transparencia, espuma baja sin retención. Lúpulo especiado moderado, ligera acidez vinosa, malta maltoso caramelo bajo, frutos secos, melaza, albaricoque, licoroso. En boca lúpulo especiado moderado alto, lúpulo de amargor moderado alto, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, tibieza alcohólica, frutos secos, miel. Final maltoso con balance de lúpulo con ligera acidez, cuerpo medio, carbonatación baja.
Lonick (1029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @home. Drunk this many times but i’ve had this bottle about 3 years to age it before rating. Pours brown slightly hazy/murky/cloudy. Nose is malty, fruity, candy, yeasty, figs, prunes, chocolate or should i have just said everything that is good about the world. Taste is at it smells wonderful. While this may or may not be quite as good as the ’12’ this is a serious, serious beer.
cattaneopapa (242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2015
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
33cl bottle from LCBO. Part of a taster pack. 8% alc./vol. Pour a hazy brown colour with one finger of lasting head. Lacing clinging to the side of the glass. Malty aroma, cherries, grapefruit, and plums. Taste matches the aroma with a metallic aftertaste. The balance between the hops and malts is phenomenal. Moderate carbonation. I wish they sold this separately in Toronto.
hamilton_w (17) - - NOV 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle at home. not long head. aroma is not very strong, with a note of cream. taste is quite balanced.
Saumon (2) - - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Une bière solide mais terriblement gouteuse et ronde en bouche.
Un must have quasi-parfait pour les apéros automnaux! Fonce mon frère ;)
ST247 (479) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @home. Pours dark brown with off-white head. Aroma fruity, caramel, little sweet. Taste the same, with a bit chocolate bitterness.
josanguapo (500) - SPAIN - NOV 1, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From elcervecero. In La Trappe chalice. After dinner. Not bad but after taking the Rochefort 8 yesterday this seems too soft in all aspects. However, pretty good for a dubbel
thorongil2 (1967) - , Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) clear, bright, reddish amber colour with a tall, beige head; aroma of bread, spices, stewed fruit; somewhat creamy palate; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish
beermaris (195) - LATVIA - OCT 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very dark. Almost no cap. Rather weak but sour aroma. Tastes a bit sharp, sour. A bit fruity aftertaste