JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear light chestnut color with a smaller cream colored head. Lots of caramel and light fruit in the nose. Light chocolate and sweet malt flavors. Quite simple and drinkable. But then again just plain simple. Somewhat like a american brown with a bit more yeast profile.
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark red-brown with sad head. Sweet, rum, raisins, little chocoltae, bitter-dry. Better than St. Sebastiaan Dark?.
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - JAN 26, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice foamy head, amber red body. Aroma is quite heavy, roasted malt and sugar. Flavor is sweet malt, brown sugar, nut and alcohol. Bitter/dry finish. OK, but nothing more.
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 13, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma is primarily sweet with some sour notes - is it the yeast? The flavor is very thin, but what is there is sweet malty with notes of caramel and bread with hints of the alcohol.
MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2004
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smooth malty aroma and start. Roasted middle and roasted caramel and pepper in finish. Special palate. Hard to describe. Some burned notes. Toast.
hotstuff (4391) - Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A keeper of a bottle. This beer had a small sized tan head with fine sized bubbles that completely dissipated. The body contained lively carbonation and a transparent body with a brown hue. The nose was malty, caramel and hops. The flavor was moderately sweet, lightly acidic, some bitter notes, and caramel. The mouthfeel was dry and smooth and this was a light-medium bodied beer. This beer had good lacing on the sides of my glass.
thedm (5004) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 24, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thia brew poured from a beautiful white with black speckles ceramic bottle create a small head of mostly diminished off-white colored finely sized bubbles that left behind a transparent uncarbonated brwon colored body and a good lace. The aroma was that of a nice mild brown malt and dough while the mouthfeel was tingly and vinuous yet smoothened in the finish. The flavor was warming with notes of brown malt and mild vinuous sweet dough.
MartinT (8351) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A red licorice and chocolate cure for the sweet tooth...Candyish cherries are saddened by the fizzy metallic tinge in the end...A good children's dubbel...
Ernest (6540) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 5, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is light brown. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, molasses), lightly hoppy (herbs), lightly yeasty (cobwebs), with a note of dates. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Medium body, velvety texture, lively carbonation. Somewhat unfinished smelling, not much to counter the sugary sweetness.
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice spicey and malty. A classic Abbey Dubbel. Cool bottle. It was nice and complex.