Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Blue monk. Pours a reddish brown with an off white head that is very frothy. Sweet Aroma with brown sugar and some spice. Tastes sweet up front with a lot of brown sugar and belgian yeast. Not too spicy, but there’s definitely something going on.
kopher (593) - New York, USA - FEB 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
aroma is strong clove, cinammon, belgiany yeast esters, and lots of hot pepper. flavor is somewhat spicy but also sugary sweet. smooth and medium body with slighlty sharp finish.
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber pours dark copper with a nice rocky khaki.head. aromas of cinnamon some chillies some funky yeast and heavy malts also candied sugars and a bit boozy. Flavor is mixed sweet and funky from the chillies also yeast comes through. Body is medium full and finish leaves a weird chilly flavor
ChiGuy68 (557) - Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2013 Tasted on tap at World of Beer in Evanston, IL. Poured a hazy amber with an off white head. Fruity taste and aroma with a spicy kick.
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thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle: Appearance is dark brown with creamy off white head that lasts. Aroma is of cinnamon and raisins. Flavor is balanced nicely with again cinnamon and raisins along with a fair amount of malt. Decent brew but doesn’t taste all that Belgian.
TheRealMGD (555) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from 99. Cloudy amber pour with an off-white head leaving moderate lace. Spicy, malty, chili nose. Medium body and carbonation. Belgian malts, burnt toast, roasted pepper and toffee. Finish is long with cheddar, chilis, cinnamon, tobacco and some soy umami. Probably not my favorite VE, but they are always interesting, aren’t they?
pottygok (548) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: Very spicy--cinnamon and clove--almost like a cookie.
Appearance: Dark amber, cloudy, with minimal head.
Palate: Medium body, slick texture, long spiced finish, minimal carb
Taste: Medium sweetness all the way through
Overall: Nice, deceptively sweet and spiced beer. Not getting a lot of the chiles, but it’s still quite solid.
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
brown color, aroma of cinnamon and chillies, same flavors with caramel, slight roast, dark fruits, candy sweetness, interesting and worth a try
docsteigs (542) - Texas, USA - APR 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours red-brown-brown with nice creamy head. Aroma of sweet malt with mild cinnamon. Taste is smooth - nice Belgian ale with notes of banana - flavor of pepper minimal w no heat and cinnamon presence could have been subtler. Good brew without major deficits; OK for Stone.
lownote (530) - Austin, Alabama, USA - FEB 12, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Version 2. Ah, fresh hops. This is really good. Nice sweetness hidden under a gentle but very present hop flavor. Nice carbonation that is a light body and lively but not intense. A bit overly cloudy.