ineedbeer (1668) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 23, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a bottle courtesy of CatMan.
Aroma has a lot of caramel malt notes with some dark sugar notes and honey. Some moderate phenolic notes with a lot of red apple and over ripe fruit.
Pours a hazy, copper color with medium sized, moderately thick, white head that recdes to take edges where it lingers. Light lacing and small legs.
Flavor is fairly sweet with some cinnamon and other phenolic notes. Quite a bit of fruit, especially red apple and pear with some stone fruit. Some medium light acidity with a bit of citrus. Moderately strong honey, caramel and other sugar notes.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium high carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth.
Overall, a weird beer. Not great, but not absolutely horrible. An odd, Belgian style beer.
rouhlas (2438) - GREECE - AUG 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap. Hazy orange color with off white head. Malty aroma, caramel, fruits,light yeasty, wood, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation
djd07 (8846) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2015
2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with small off white head. The aroma is plastic and mineral. Medium mouth with chemical taste, something off with this one.
Dogbrick (11099) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at KurtKeller 021: Pappy-tastic 01 on 03/06/2015. This beer pours a cloudy orange-amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Small patches of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of dark fruit, yeast and malt. Medium to full body with flavors of raisins, caramel malt and earthy yeast. The finish is oaky and fruity. Decent overall.
Mr_Abner (323) - Michigan, USA - DEC 6, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark amber color with a ring of head around the glass that lasts. Smell is apples with light alcohol and some caramel. Taste is caramel, apple, alcohol, citrus. Medium bodied and soft. Astringent finish.
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home .... It pours light murky dark golden with a medium light tan head.... sour notes, fresh, leather, berries, some tobacco and fruits....
JDBaker11058 (1790) - Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2014
3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Appearance: deep amber brown, with a short tan head; incautious pouring results in significant black floaties at the end of the bottle. Aroma: absolutely delicious aroma of raisins, figs, salted caramel bread pudding, light clove milk chocolate, with just a hint of astringent booze. Taste: sour up front, with balsamic vinegar, then some of the flavors strongly forecast in the aroma. Finish: lingering boozy astringency, with big syrupy sweetness vying for primacy with the sour notes from the initial taste. Notes: If this beer tasted exactly like it smelled, it would have been magnificent. Now, I like a good sour beer, but it didn’t seem like this should have been sour like it was. Maybe they did intend it, given the wood-aging, but that sourness just didn’t work here.
burg326 (5253) - Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured an orangish amber color from the bottle with aromas of offensive skunkiness, oak, light malt, and some rotting bananas. Flavors matched the aromas, drain pour, not good.
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle from the brewery, served in a branded stem glass. Pours hazy orange-caramel with a moderate tan head that mostly remains and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has huge notes of sour fruit, green apple, oak and funk. The flavour is moderately sweet throughout with big oak, caramel malts and a hint of sour fruit. The finish is long and oaky, with caramelly malts. On the palate, it is medium in body with a smooth, milky texture and average carbonation. Overall, this is a nice oak barrel-aged Belgian style ale. The nose starts out sour and funky, but it mellows out as it develops on the palate. Overall, a very nice ale. 2014-01-31
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Pour is clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is heavy on the barrel aging with notes of oak, berries, caramel apples, and alcohol. Flavor is a bit more mellow with added notes of honey, candi sugar, and spices. Medium to high carbonation.