fonefan (29292) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Clear light dark red brown color with a average, frothy / creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, oak, dark / dry plum / raisin, brown sugar, vintage, light alcoholic. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (141107)
Miksu (4538) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the Hotel Erasmus, Brugge. 9.2 % at this time. Dark brown color with creamy head. Sweet aroma with dark sugar, raisins, figs, toffee and anis. Lots of dark fruits in the flavor along with licorice, toffee and some toasty notes. Very tasty!
Bart (2919) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2007
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Darker brown coloured with some reddish tints. Large off-white creamy head and some ferm carbonation. Roasted malty aroma. Full malty palate. Finish is sweet bitter, roasted malts. Longer heavy finish, but misses some character.
BartC (708) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2007
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A dark red beer with a vanashing beige head leaving only a thin layer. Aroma is mainly port, some notes of dark fruit in the background. Flavor of port and dark fruits as well and a hardly noticable sourness of roasted malts.
BelgianBeerGal (2605) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle. Very dark coloring with powerful roasted malt flavoring. Not my favorite in the dubbel family.
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - APR 28, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tasted it both on draft as from bottle. A very nice dark beer. Very tastefull and good aftertaste
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A Mes rate:
Bottle from ZBF. Good oaky brown ale type stuff with nice aged notes. Fruity but a little too gentle in the nose. Flavour is mainly more fruit, brown sugar and sweet malt with a bit of chocolate. Sweet and bitter finish. Not bad.
reakt (948) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 Bottle from Beer Circus, Croyden. Was struggling to find something different on the menu, so Graeme dug up this little gem from the cellar. Ruby brown with a weak creamy beige head. Nose of caramel, cherries, raisin, rum and orange. Taste to match with the addition of spice and nuts. Long warming alcohol finish. Very fine swirl of sediment. Really lovely stuff.
SHIG (3061) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 4, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured a dark black/brown with a light brown head, The aroma was roasted malt possible hints of chocolate and coffee. The flavor followed the aroma with a roasted malt.
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep warm brown beer with creamy beige froth. Aroma is malty, slight sweet with hints of caramel and a nice untherbuild with ripe cheeries and other fruits. It has also touches of coffe and choclate with a slight spiceyness. Taste is malty, bready and has like in the nose touches of fruits, chocolat and mocca. The bittering in the finale are slight burned and stouty.