DavidYoung (15) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[bottle from peckhams] cherry coloured, aroma is of dark fruit strawberries, honey. light body, has a sour and bitter finish.
PorterCall (44) - (Formerly UK), DENMARK - NOV 25, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33cl. Nice malty aroma. Pours with a nice off white head. Quite rich with a medium body and a little complex. Average carbonation. Not a bad brew.
petermadsen (390) - Vesterbronxxx, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Murky brown with nice head and fine retention. Good, warm aroma of dried fruit. The taste is fruity with caramel and a bit of bitternes. It has a little sourness to it that gives freshness to the palate, and makes it more easy to drink than other trappists. But it doesn’t have the same complexity and deep flavours as the better monastries. But still a really good glas...
Krasulak (88) - Wapadrand, Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 24, 2006
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brown, hazy with a tan head. Fine sediment was left at the bottom of the bottle. Quite complex aroma of roasted malt, fruit and trappist yeast. Flavor is dominated by roasted malt, fruit (prunes, raisins) and light hoppy bitterness. Very well balanced. Pleasant "creamy" body. Long dry finish. Without a doubt an outstanding dubbel.
Tranquillity (1584) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2006
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Deep dark brown, head lingers on. Dark malty and nutty aroma. Taste a bit alcoholic and with a lot of cherry. Long alcoholic, fruity aftertaste.
Mufasa7270 (7) - Covington, Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2006 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I loved this beer! Nice, clear, dark red. Solid head. Flavor was fruity. I really enjoyed it!!
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 19, 2006
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer was nice sunrise. I knew I liked the Tripel. The previous sample I had I didn’t like to much. This time I was able to see it for what it is: A really nice beer. I pours a nice clear dark red with an off white solid head with sticky lacing. The nose and the flavor mainly come from the yeast. Loads of dried fruit and spices with a creamy texture and smooth but slightly dry finish. What a wonderful beer.
shintriad (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 19, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very dark red with a short-lived but somewhat foamy beige head, some lacing. Vineous, plummy aroma with some notes of fresh-cut grass at first. Dark fruits and a bit of chocolate show up. Rich, malty but dry with a tiny bit of sourness, this is an outstanding Trappist ale.
shoestring (322) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - NOV 19, 2006
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2007 deep, deep cloudy dark ruby mahaogany colour with a lively rich foamy off white fawn head which dissipates but still laces. Rich and fruity. Complex, full mouthfeel. Caramel/berries/malty biscuits are all in there. Surprised so many on here say that alcohol is well hidden. I thought that it was well obvious. Thoroughly enjoyed. Definitely not a session brew, but - duh! - guess you know that.
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - NOV 18, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Poured a a very hazy dark reddish brown amber in color with a foamy tannish head. Aroma is full of sweet malt and fruity... cherries and dark fruit. Flavor is sweet and malty with flavors of caramel, vanilla, cherries, dark fruit and very faint of the distinctive Belgian yeastiness. Not as much yeast flavor as I would have expected from a Belgian. Quite thick in the mouth. Some bitterness in the finish. A really fine beer...