Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
75 cl bottle @ home, shared with my dad. Dark brown beer with a big white head, little adhesive. Aroma is is banana, vanille, liquorice, raisins. High carbonation. Taste is caramel, banana, vanille, raisins, liquorice, bit sweet. Aftertaste is caramel, banana and alcohol warmth. Complex and very enjoyable!
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2013 batch. Ruby brown with s small off-white head. Complex, aged aroma, with oak, vanilla, dried fruit, red wine, and sour cherry. Sweetish fruity flavour with cherry and dried fruit, also notes of chocolate and cocoa, and of course oak, vanilla and a little alcohol.
Beersiveknown (4980) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at beer bloggers conference, Brussels 2015
dark brown, rich, fruity, lightly oaky, vinous, dark fruits, demerara
hawanna (3019) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
caramel, dough, vanilla, woody, amber, hazy, frothy, white foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,
BeerViking (3986) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown with a thin head. Oak-aged most on Bordeaux barrels and some on cognac, then blended. Nose is cognac and coffee, woody vanilla. Rich and winey, perhaps a bit confused whether it’s beer or wine? Dark caramel with a light meaty touch and a sweetish finish.
mike5326 (1565) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2015
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a bottle. Medium brown color, medium off white head. Sweat syrup aroma. Medium body with a sweet syrup flavor and a sweet finish.
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Luvystypotables (1558) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma of bourbon and plums, pours a dark reddish brown clear color with no head. Taste of plums and bourbon, with a medoum body and a short lasting fermeted fruit taste.
bb (8314) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Shown as Barrel Aged Quad. Dark brown beer with a tan head. Big bourbon aroma. Bourbon and caramel flavor with light oak and yeast. Medium-plus bodied. Bourbon and caramel linger with dark fruit and yeast.
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, Ale House bottle share, 4th August 2015.
White lacing. Opaque. Aroma is cedar, oak, blackcurrants and vanilla and chocolate. Sweet.
ruigo (2140) - PORTUGAL - JUL 29, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
75cl bottle. 2013. Slightly hazy dark brown colour with a thin beige head. Caramel, liquorice, dates, toffee, dark chocolate, wood, vinous, dark and dried fruits in the aroma. Complex. Average carbonation and full body. Taste is complex, quite vinous with dry finish and fruity notes. Overall, a very good beer.