fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ [ Birre Sotte L’Albero 2012 ]
@ Bir&Fud, Via Benedetta 23, Roma, Italy 00153.
Clear dark brown colour with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, fruity, spicy, moderate yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, fruity, roasted, cacao . vanilla, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Travlr (17657) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CaptainCougar’s local tasting, thanks! Dark and clear amber color, small tan head. Aroma of caramel, pine, horses, mint. Taste has light cocoa, anise, coffee. Very interesting.
argo0 (12498) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 15, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
50cl bottle, thanks jslot38. Minimal beige head, dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coriander, some alcohol, light camomille. Taste is moderately sweet, camomille, some alcohol, light coriander. Medium body.
BeerandBlues2 (11048) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a small, fizzy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel), light hops (spicy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of mint, camomile, dates, and coriander. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel), light hops (spicy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of mint, camomile, dates, and coriander. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet finish.
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Murky amber brown with very little head formation. Aroma and flavour are more malty caramel than anything, with tea-like tannins, dried leaves/flowers, and cocoa all in muted and muddled presence. Not at all what I was expecting from the label. Like most Italian beers I’ve tried lately, pretty unimpressive considering the advertised contents and the price.
alexsdad06 (7429) - Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by the group. Pours a cloudy brown color with a small bubbly head. The aroma had much of what was listed in the deScription; green tea with herbal notes and mint and only a light malt presence. The flavor actually shows some boozy notes around the herbs and spices, mint, hints of fruit and green tea. Again, only a light bready malt presence.
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by jslot38: Pours a clear deep copper brown with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Has a lightly sweet toasty nutty nose with some dry earthy hop notes. Starts with some good light toasty caramel sweetness and complex nutty flavor with a touch of dark caramel warmth in the drier finish. Has pretty good complexity, but could hide the alcohol a little better.
b3shine (7113) - Indiana, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to snifter (2011 vintage - ingredients and deScription are the same as the 2010). Looks decent; a murky dark brown with razor-thin off-white lacing and very little carbonation. Smells pretty good; coriander, tea, and mint with a malty and slightly boozy background. Tastes like it smells with a good, albeit intense, mouthfeel. Very different, but quite enjoyable; definitely a sipper.
TheBeerGod (5685) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - label shows "Brewed in 2010". Pours a murky swamp water brown with an unsteady layer of tan froth on the surface. Aroma is strong herbal and flowery notes with mint, bath soap, sweet tea and candied fruit. Taste is big chamomile and mint with herbal notes up front and then softer tea, spice and coriander in the background. There’s more candied fruit, soft malt notes and brown sugar in there as well. The body is light-medium with faint carbonation and a mild alcohol warmth. Finishes with more big chamomile, mint, herbs, soft spice, sweet tea, candied fruit, and brown sugar. Alcohol is slightly more noticeable here as well.
MrChopin (3810) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
chestnut with tan hinges, thin fizzy white head. Bit of heat, nuts, caramel, leaf. Hot, very sweet finish lingering at the end.