zvikar (2518) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 28, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours like coke with a decent head aroma of caramel, nuts, chocolate, herbs, yeast and some metalic notes, aroma of yeast, apple, caramel and dried fruits, medium bodied
Spab (1985) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle at Volo. Pours a slightly rubyish dark brown with large light tan head. Aroma is sort of cola-ish with dark fruit. Flavour is fruity (cherry and other slight dark fruits), brown sugar and light chocolate. Fairly lively carbonation. Good.
wlajwl (3340) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Mildly sweet malts and yeast in aroma. The flavor is caramel, candy sugar, dark fruit and not much bitterness. Somewhat subdued but pretty good still.
BelgBeerGeek (1299) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From back log
head: off white, medium , foamy
Colour: dark brown
Smell: caramel, candy sugar, toffee, chocolat, sweet, malts
Taste: highly drinkable , not thin bodied, rather sweet tough , but quite good actually !
whitecap (289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml ceramic swingtop bottle. Pours dark mahogany with a thin white quickly dissipating head with minimal lacing. Aroma of malt, caramel, yeast, brown sugar and subtle dark fruits. Not much hops. Taste is very sweet. Unfortunately this beer was not very exciting.
Grzesiek79 (2745) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 27, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
earthy, spruce, cereal, chocolate, cooked vegetables, smoke, brown, cloudy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,
MattH (578) - California, USA - DEC 31, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Ceramic bottle. Dark brown color with an inch tan head. Fruity sweet aroma. Sweet candy sugar fruity flavor.
teddybeer (1884) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
50cl ceramic bottle. Dark brown colour with a frothy and good lasting off-white head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel and toasted malts. Flavour is sweet, moderate to burnt sugar, slightly spicy and bready. The final is average long, sweet and bready. Carbonation is soft. Texture is oily. Body is medium to high.
joechristenson (146) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2011
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 mL bottle at home. Pours dark brown with hints of mahogany and some red. Very light brown foam, good lacing. Aroma of dried cherries, some plum, spiciness, and light, yeasty malts. Taste profile mirrors the aroma’s, with the dried cherries accentuated. Lighter on the palate than I expected, though it’s pleasant. Nothing too special here, but pairs nicely with a chicken dinner.
Rasmus40 (8917) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, dark malty, dried fruit, dark sugar and spicy - orange peel. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 061011