mice (1009) - FINLAND - OCT 2, 2017
Red and copper brown beer with huge head. Aroma has strong Belgium yeast feeling. Also sweet herbs, some fruits and berries, strawberry at least. Taste has Belgium yeast, malts, herbs, raisins, dried fruits and hints of alcohol. Medium body, quite big carbonation which gets more balanced on the glass. Good quality, but not best Gouden Carolus. zvsn (2224) - ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Vova. 2009 ed. bottle. Hazy amber color. Lots of raisins, prunes, honey, alcohol, caramel, candy, notes of oxidation. Medium-full bodied, syrupy and sticky. kerenmk (5028) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2017
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max' place. Thanks Vova. Bottled circa 2009. Hazy brown with floaties. Oxidized raisins, fermented nuts aroma, sweet, alcoholic and raisins in the mouth. Full body, fizzy, long chocolate and raisins finish. alex_leit (5004) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 31, 2017
Bottle. Cloudy amber color, good white foam. Spicy aroma, rosemary, esters and perfume, pear, malt, dried fruits. Taste: strong, malty, dried fruit, a little caramel and toffee, raisins, white port wine, light bitterness and spice. knight65 (103) - Dordrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2017
Sterke Belgische ale met veel smaak: kruidig en bitter met enige zoete accenten.
PhillyCraft (7707) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2017
Backlog, Bottle, pours a hazy golden color with massive and frothy white head and plenty of lace around the inside of the glass. Noted of belgian fruit, candy sugar, light toffee, grapes, and yeast. Pretty malty but somewhat easy at the 8 percent alcohol. Decent Belgian strong Beamer (111) - Malden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2017
Licht bruin heftig schuimend biertje, smaak moutig, fruitig en licht bitter, nasmaak bitter maar blijft niet lang hangen.
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UPDATED: AUG 19, 2017 33 cl bottle from wishbeer bangkok. pours hazy red amber with big head. malty fruity aroma with sweet caramel and malty finish. nephirem (598) - CROATIA - AUG 12, 2017
Bottle, 0.33l. Clear deep ruby pour, three finger frothy off-white head. Very good retention, long lasting, thick lacing on the glass. This one’s a looker. Intense caramel on the nose, heavily malty with nice herbal touch.
Body a bit thinner then expected. Medium carbonation, regular texture. Somewhat light palate. Bittersweet taste with slight acidity towards the finish. Aroma pretty much similar to nose, heavily malty. Lots of caramel, quite herbal, peppery. Brown sugar, not too sweet though. Sticky. Alcohol presence is not that well hidden, slight burn on the tongue, drying mouthfeel.
Overall, quality brew but nothing exceptional. Decent ale. daniele (9548) - ITALY - JUL 28, 2017
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