egajdzis (5169) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a hazy copper color with a bubbly white head, and light spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of earth and toasted malt. Taste of caramel, nuts, roast, with light bitterness.
argo0 (11167) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2004
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(best by 2-27-07) Cloudy amber body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, apple, light earthiness. Taste is medium sweet, apple, nutmeg, light earthy. Watery light-medium body, somewhat crisp.
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy orange with a frothy white head. The aroma is tons of sweet malt almog with some earthyiness. The flavor a is nice germanic maltiness. Medium sweet some light bitterness and cocoa. Finsih is a bit flat. Medium body.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a orange/amber with a small bubbled white head. Caramel malt aroma, lightly fruity. Taste is very smooth and clean, moderate malt sweetness up front, caramel tastes, lightly toasty, with a subtle floral/spiced hop finish.
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - NOV 21, 2004
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clouded orangey body, good head formation. Strong malty, dark fruits, prune aroma. Smooth caramel palate, some burnt fruitcake flavor, toasted sweet raisiny finish. Couldn’t decide on this one, but it does mellow very well in the aftertaste.
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 13, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy orange/brown, thin white head. Light fruit, malt, some butter in the aroma. Light sweetness, toasty malts. Some pear and apple, moderate bitter finish. so-so.
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber coloured. Very malty and caramelly. Smooth and sweet. Some bitterness in the finish. Well balanced.
Ungstrup (28235) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A dark amber beer with a huge light brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel, hops, and grain. The flavor is strong and sweet with notes of caramel, roasted malt, and hints of bitter chocolate, that starts the dry bitter end. A nice beer.
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange pour with cream colored head. Malty and sweet taste. Great palate, not too thick but not thin and watery.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - APR 9, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rich golden to light amber color. Dark cream colored head with thick lace at each quaff. Lots of malt in the nose somewhat plain. Rich sweet malt with a nice floral to spicy noble hop recovery. malt linger to awesome. Not quite as smooth as the others I have had from this Monastery, but still a substantial brew.