Travlr (9869) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2010
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample courtesy of Bruno (grazie, professore!), shared with SHIG. Dark brown, hazy. Aroma of red wine, oak, horse sweat. Taste is brandy, refined and smooth, with a light body. Has huge potential! Would love to store a bottle of this and try it after a few years.
CamdenD (1027) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 2, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hugely impressive and beautiful looking beer. Aroma is prunes, oak, some lambic-like sourness, and alcohol. Pours nearly flat. Taste is full and long, very long. Great beer.
tomer (1344) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - NOV 16, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At a tasting, many thanks zvikar and DSG, treacly pour, no head, black colour with minute pieces of cork, strong aroma of leather and horse sweat. very bretty, also some sour cherries and some woody presence that is not too stated and quite elegant, flavour of roasted coffee, intense wineniness, dark berries and a hint of wood and vanilla, pleasant bretty sourness, Unusual and very very interesting.
DSG (4711) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Best before 2025. Black with no head and small pieces of cork. Lovely sour bretty aroma, a bit vinous, with some chocolate, cherries, caramel and oak. Sourish-sweetish flavor, bretty, oaky, somewhat red-wine-like, with port, dark fruits, some chocolate, vanilla, light roasty coffee notes, some alcohol and a drier finish. Full-bodied, silky rounded mouthfeel. Great and unique. Very drinkable for 12%.
berntholer (544) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
mocha head that disappears quickly without lacing. coffee colour. aroma is sweet, alcoholic, wooden barrels, brett. taste is sour, red wine with a phenolic (tannins) aftertaste. very dry mouthfeel, medium body and carbonation. not bad but not very fond of it either. original bottle though ;)
Douberd (1227) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
From a bottle at Borefts ’13.
Black colour on the body with a froathy beige head. Average retention, it collapsed without leaving any lacing on my taster glass.
Aroma of roasted malts, some vanilla, obvious alcohol.
Taste of dark roasted malts, vanilla, something that brings to mind whiskey -I guess the red wine?-, quite some coffee on the aftertaste.
Medium thin body, low carbonation.
Really great IRS, too bad they didn’t have any bottles for sale.
BRW (445) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Borefts. Black colour with brown head. Wine and fruity aroma. Wine, roasted and fruity taste. Full body.
bierkoning (9569) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From bottle @ Borefts 2013. Black colored. Bretty nose with roast and lemon. Totally dry, somewhat vinous flavor with lemon, malt, roast, coffee and brett. Amazing, complex beer,
madsberg (9337) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. PItch black coloured. Fluffy light brown head. Aroma. Roast, spice, barrel/oak, chocolate, coffee. Flavour. Roast, some fruits and grape, coffee, spice, some sourness. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter with a grapy sour touch.
Countbeer (3671) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brown bubbles on top of a black colored beer.
Aroma of cherries, grapes, wood, liquorice, roast, light marzepin, delicious aroma!
Flavours of ash, wood, roast, coffee, grapes, coffee roast, light dry, balanced.
Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, grapes, dry tart, roast and coffee.
Low carbo, watery mouthfeel, medium to full body and a texture from watery to oily.
ShivanDragon (1001) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
bruin met kaki kraag
aroma: hout,vanille, bourbon, geroosterde mout, chocolade
smaken: zoet, vanille, bourbon/wijnachtig tonen, hout, chocolade, koffie,lekker fruitig, volle body, zachte co2, fantastisch bier !