Tonkun (586) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. 2009 vintage. Dark brown pour with a finger of off white head. Dried apricot, coffee, chocolate, spice. Lighter than expected with good carbonation. Sweet and sour finish. Chewy ending. Very good
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SimplySike (664) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours hazy brown with tan head.
Aroma dried fruit, caramel, spice, hints of alcohol.
Taste caramel sweet, nice hoppy bitter.
Great complex beer.
markextrae (603) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
2010 bottle poured in my struise glass. A dark but clear beer. The low carbonation level. with hints of coffee and dark chocolate, raisins, some dark fruit. Fairly sweet and a slightly bitter taste also in the finish
DiarmaidBHK (3126) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from state line liquors. 2011 vintage. Pours brown with a thin khaki head. Doesn’t leave any lacing. Nice bread and malt notes on the nose. Tastes like brown sugar and it hides its alcohol well. I do get a warming sensation when I drink it. Very nice!
jookos (1460) - FINLAND - JUL 14, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 2010 vintage. Dark browm, muddy. Sweet rye malts, a bit of licorice, raisins and dark, slight vinous, characters. Body is full, soft, bit oily with a long finish. Peppery esters, some dry dark chocolate. Really a lot going on in this brew. Complex and long lingering. Excellent stuff.
rikstar (519) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,33l fles gedeeld met lexus, bruin kleurig troebel bier. Donker crème schuim, geur minimaal beetje stroop. Smaak vol bitterzoet, afdronk is mooi in balans.
radagast83 (4040) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a slightly cloudy dark brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was dark fruits, some spice notes, booze. Flavor was light dried fruits, sweet malts, spice notes. Pretty tasty.
swoopjones (5248) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2011 bottle. Darker cola with reddish hues. Raisiny aroma, lots of dark dried fruits, sort of flat mouthfeel and flavor. Boozy raisins. Ok
Hanoi (281) - - JUL 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
nose is figs, plums, rasion, molassus, touch of treacle and alcohol. Taste is bread, slight smoke, sugar, treacle, caramel in the finish with a lifting spice. Complex tastes. Mouthfeel is oily and warm. An excellent beer
Philym (586) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Brown with quick to disappear ivory 1cm thick head.
Aroma: Woody (possibly sandalwood), hint of chocolate, malty, yoghurty, slightly vinous, touch of fruit cake bleeding over to a subtle marzipan note.
Taste: Medium sweetness, low/medium bitterness, medium sourness, touch of burnt caramel, and iota of bread crust.
Palate: Smooth, light body and texture, very light and airy mouthfeel, quick refreshing finish, average/slightly lively carbonation.
Comments: 2010 edition. Delicious, very, very easy to drink. Left a glass lace.