Countbeer (6222) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Chouffe glass:
Medium sized light brown head. Deep dark black ish brown beer.
Aromas of malts, caramel and dried leaves. Very nice! Also a metallic tint.
Flavour is good bitter with again lot of malts and caramel with bay leaf. But also toast, cookies, dried leaves, some prunes and toffee.
Aftertaste is leaf toast, malts, bay leaf, light caramel, toffee and bitters.
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied.
MrMuddley (24) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma and colour sign set the expectation of a the sweet treacly usualness of a French brune. But the hops gives a bitterness that runs in parallel throughout and makes for a much more refreshing experience than one might expect. I’m not the the biggest dark beer evangelist but I like this one