michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at TND: Aroma of malt, light dark ripe fruit, slight candi sugar, slight Belgian yeast, slight medicine, light caramel, plum, and fig. Poured very dark amber/brown in color with a large, creamy, dense, foamy, tan/brown head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Hazy. Not sparkling. Very good lacing. Flavor is medium sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of malt, Belgian yeast, banana, light spice, light dark ripe fruit, plum, and hops. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Malt, dark ripe fruit, Belgian yeast, hop, finish. 8.8%ABV completely hidden throughout.
Martinus (4354) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown cloudy beer, beige head. Aroma of malts, yeast, caramel, soy sauce and bread. Flavour is light sweet, light bitter, (roasted) malts, slight chocolate. Nice.
(From 33cL bottle @ home)
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a nice cola colored brown. Aromas of dark malts, fruit, and a touch of spice. Has flavors of chocolate, caramel, and a touch of wood.
kevd193213 (953) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 22, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught. Cloudy brown pour with a medium light tan head. Aroma of yeast, caramel and bread. Great medium bodied taste of malt with a faint sweet alcohol finish.
jredmond (7180) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2011
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at blind tiger with my son, BAby streets. Pours a hazy orange gold with no head, with minor white lacing. Aroma is apple hops. Mouthfeel is dry with notes of bitter hops and grass, yeast.
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 25, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle@GBF 2011: dark brown with a tan head, rather dull, slightly sweet & bit dry with toasted malts, nuts, some herbs & touch of dark fruits, kind of light, not bad but certainly not exiting either – not sure whether I got the Proef or the new version
Hotbeerboy (25) - - SEP 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
black red brown coloured body with a off white head a malty fruity aroma a fruity sweet caramel taste and a fruity bitter alcholic finish
mjs (6065) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, 0.33 l, at Gastropub Tuulensuu, 20110915) The beer poured dark brown and cloudy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had dark fruits, malts and aniseed. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, aniseed, caramell and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. An average dubbel.
Benzai (12365) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice color, brown with a little red. Smell is average, not really special or weird. Taste a light bitterness, light sweetness. Nice balance. Medium carbonation, nice mouthfeel.
Countbeer (5913) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Small tan head, disappears quick, on top of a ruby brown colored beer.
Smell sticky toasted malts and hint of raisin.
Taste sweets, raisin, oatmeal, malts, bitter, light dry, herbs, grass. Nicely balanced.
Aftertaste is a fine mix of herbs, malts and bitter.
Low medium carbo, soft mouthfeel, medium (to fuller) body and a light watery/creamy texture.