Ktwse (2345) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep brown to black with medium off-white head. Aroma of raisins, figs, rye bread, spices. Taste is very spicy and peppery, sweet with dark fruit in the finish. Body is rich and creamy with soft carbonation.
BREWMUSKCLES (2337) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
orange hued brew with off white amber head. sweet and mildly fruity with essence of malt it is nearly cloyingly sweet but the fruit keeps it interesting. slick and chewy it is demonstrative and fine beer. sneaky little number.
dnstone (2331) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sweet and roasty aroma. Deep brown in color with off-white head. Full bodied, roasty sweet with some alcohol tones.
Notes: On tap at Zythos ’11
planky84 (2309) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reddish-brown pour with a beige head. Boozy aromas of raisins, chocolate and sweet spice. Rich flavours of licorice, toffee, chocolate and sweet spice. Quite a throat warmer. Good, long roasty finish. Nice.
brnandersen (2276) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl. bottle poured in to a trappist glass. Jet black with a fluffy tan head. Sweet aroma with malts, caramel, dark chocolate, plums, spices and herbal hops. Taste is sweet. Full body, surprisingly carbonated for the abv., not unpleasant. Finishes long lasting with caramel malts, chocolate, licorice, port dark dried fruits and a hint of alcohol. Good quadrupel.
Brandman (2271) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown body, bit grey and white head. Aroma raisins sweet chocolate and cola malt. Alcohol and port wine like flavours. Fruits and alcohol.
evergreen0199 (2251) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle bought at Noel Cuveliers, Poperinge, Belgium. A dark brown/red coloured pour with a healthy off white head on top. Dark fruit, caramel aroma. Tastes of caramel initially, dark fruit, sweet, yeasty, malty, spice, boozy, bit syrupy and hard to finish though..
illidurit (2224) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 4, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at the May Santa Cruz tasting. Pours a dark cola color with a poofy tan head. Aromas of yeasty brown bread, candi sugar, vanilla, alcohol. Flavors of dark and red fruits with coriander, fruitcake, raisin, vanilla, licorice, and booze. A bit too hot and perfumey on the palate at 11 percent.
Gerbeer (2194) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330 ml bottle at Brug Beertje. POurs a garnet red/brown with head that lasts. Aromas of malt and caramel. Malt flavor with candy. Sweet. Warm but nicely balanced.
Gr0ve (2173) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 7, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown. Malty sweet. Classic barley wine. No real belgian character. Very nice though. Rich and sweet with a complex malt profile.