Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ U Medvidku pub. Dark ruby brown colour, beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, some tart, malts. Flavour is very sweet, combined with a distinct sugary sourness and a lot of dark fruits (plums and prunes). Very sharp mouthfeel, high carbonation. Could use some subtility.
ebarnes (238) - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA - NOV 1, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle at U Medvídků in Prague. Dark brown with small tan head. Smells very fruity and very woody. The alcohol is there but not as much as you would think. Taste is quite sweet and fruity and the high alcohol is hidden very well. Nice beer on a cold rainy night!
omhper (19239) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Nut brown, minimal head. Caramelly nose with vinous port-like notes and tart lingonberries. Sweetish and woody. Vastly malty with compact mouthfeel. Vinous, fruity and intense with a freshening woody acidity. More reminiscent to an English old ale than any lager in the world.
Habanero (2496) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2008
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled from brew pub. Pours hazy and dark amber with a tiny of-white head. Nose of fruits, malt and alcoholl. Sweet flavor of ripep fruits and caramel. Medium to full bodied. The finish is more sour.
swoopjones (5676) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 1, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle @ U medvidku, prague. Bottle says not to drink alone!!! 500 year old recipe. Port wine-ish, red grapes, dried fruits,figs, prunes. Boozy. Sweet Sweet. Soy. Really caramely. Very strange to say the least
Todeon (325) - SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2008
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Wow! This one pours a really nice rubyred color. Aroma is flowery and fruity with some caramel and portwine notes. Taste is fruity and sweet with loads of caramell and vinious notes along with some roasted malt. Really good!
TEJA (1263) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Small foam as expected for such a strong beer. Dark-brown-red color. Nice aroma of flowers and dried fruit. The fruitines is also present in the taste together with some sweetness that balance the bitterness and alcohol. A realy nice sipping beer for a cold eavning before the fire place.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ the brewpub. Hazy red with medium off white short lasting head. Slightly sourish aroma with berry, toasted malt and woody notes. Sourish flavor with caramel, berries and roasted malt. Some wood in there aswell. Ends mild sour.
ElGaucho56 (394) - USA - AUG 16, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle marked 38/450, aged about a year. Pours a very deep burgundy with a quickly dissipating offwhite head. Nose is full of tart cherries, balsamic vinegar, and a slight oakiness. Syrupy body along with red wine-like tannin character, vinous and tart, with a honeyed sweetness, finishing quite clean bit still sticky with minimal hop presence but an almost quinine-like bitterness. Quite underrated.
DSG (5674) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(6/23/08) Bottle at the brewpub in Prague. Deep reddish-amber with a small beige head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, dark fruits hints and honey. Very sweet flavor with caramel, sugar and maybe some toasted notes. Medium to full-bodied, slightly syrupy. Maybe slightly too sweet but still good.