thomat (3370) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle ( best before 09-06 ! ) at Haket, Göteborg. Hazy, dark brown with a thick tan head. Fruity ( plums ), malty notes. ´Full bodied with a nice sweet madeira type finish.
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cL bottle. Brown/amber color and a bit cloudy and a small head. The aroma is big with caramel and malt and alcohol. The flavor is largely caramel with some alcohol coming through with a good, yeasty body. There is a prune flavor coming through along with some nutmeg, pepper, and fruit flavors. Great beer.
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle - Pours a very bubbly dark brown/red... Nose is strong malts and an alcohol warming with some spices.. Taste is verry full bodied with a harsh sweetness and very full carbonation... A strong belgian.. not sure if its a great selection for a winter but hey.. its good
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 23, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Toronado. This dark brown ale poured with a miniscule off-white head. The flavor is very malt, with a bitter finish that sticks to the palate. There is a spicy presence that is somewhat peppery, making the overall taste a bit harsh.
rane (1010) - Nibe, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nice onf. brown colour. Intense aroma with notes of bubblegum and spices. Very good body and nice smooth taste with notes of malt.
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 15, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cold 750ml corked bottle: Pours a hazy medium amber color with a large sized foamy head that slowly dissolves. Aroma and taste include: sweet & roasted malts, caramel, spice, light bitterness and fruit notes. Starts and ends sweetly. Smooth, full bodied, and well carbonated.
harmfuldrunk (288) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 5, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
brown ale with sediment floating around, druied fruity aroma, tastes crisp and a little tart, dried apricot, sweet and malty, lightly spiced, a good brew
Theis (15149) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Dark brown - white head. A lot of dried dark fruits (Raisins, prunes), nice hopped, sweet malty, licorice, cherry, spicy.
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap. Dark brown coloured with a rather large head. Malty and sweet with notes of dark fruit and spices. A bit too mild.
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep red/brown. Quite clear. Nice lasting head. Huge malt aroma, fruity. Taste is malt and yeast dominated. Rich palate. Alcohol is well masked. Great.