Temptation (257) - - FEB 5, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Amber colour, like honey, opaque and with sediments. Beige head, shortlasting. Aromas to nuts, brown sugar, caramel and toffee, slightly balanced with yeast. Perfect equilibrium in the mouthfeel, complex and rich. Caramel, honey and mature fruit are balanced with a kind of citric (sweet orange) notes. Amazing.
DraftDodger (1404) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copenhagen 20/5 2017. 75 cl bottle from "Den Gamle Købmand". They call it a "Belgian Special Brown ale" on the label. Pours hazy red tinged brown with off white head. Disappears fairly fast leaving thin rim of foam along the side of the glass. No lacing. Aroma is intense and rich. Sweet dark fermented fruit meets hard edged alcohol. Sweet honey, black berry alcohol and sugary notes. Medium carbonation and medium thick palate. Flavor is heavy sweet followed by spicy and burnt bitterness. Aftertaste is sweet and alcoholic. A heavy hard hitting Dark Belgian orgy of fruit and alcohol. Almost a Barley Wine.
AleRider78 (1000) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a huge brownish fizzy head that stays for a while and dissipates slowly. Has a dark brown appearance. Weak lacing. Aromas of yeast, raisins, roasted malts and a bit of wheats. Flavours of Belgian yeast, nuts, a bit of dark chocolate. Hints of caramel, raisins and sweets. Slightly watery in the finish. Quite bitter. Warming sensation and prickly mouthfeel. Full bodied. Not bad but can definitely feel presence of alcohol in taste and scent, not well hidden. Aside from that, still very good and drinkable.
BeerRenter76 (1002) - Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2017
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Originally rated on 12/31/08. Aromas of sweet figs, cherries, dates, apple, and spices. Flavor is the same with all of those fruits showing, with the spices more pronounced, also caramel, nuts and an earthy taste showing as it warmed. Overall i prefer there brune but this is a pretty good beer thats worth a try.
Spence75 (51) - - MAY 5, 2017
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Reddish brown coloured. Nice fruity and spicy aroma. Full bodied. Very pleasant flavour of fruits, spices and malts.
Myonlyvice (279) - DENMARK - MAR 26, 2017
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample, but i bought some bottles. Will re-rate once tasted again. Dark brown brown with a big off white head. Medium carbonation. Caramel, dark fruit, yeast aroma. Taste is sweet with a bit of alcohol to cut through.
Jashiu (933) - Gdañsk, POLAND - MAR 25, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nicely malty and smooth. You can smell the bread, raisins and caramel. Nice vanilla on the finish. Taste is rather sweet. Strong
Korcz (3134) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 24, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mega fajne piwo. Ładnie ułożone, gładkie. Karmel, cukier trzcinowy, ciemne i suszone owoce.
rumore (431) - Rimini, ITALY - FEB 12, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From 33cl bottle, from Grand Cru, Santarcangelo, Italy. Drunk in plastic cup in the street. Pours dark intense brown with limited whitish foam. Aroma is malty, honey, dried fruits. Body is medium-dense. Taste starts rather sweet, although some pleasant spiciness comes up over time. Finish is long.
AgentAle (1713) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2017
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A beer hailing from La Brasserie Des Rocs which is a microbrewery in Montignies-sur-Roc, Belgium.
This double fermented brown ale pours revealing that classic belgian aroma. Raisins, plum, candy sugar, caramel and buttermilk.
The body is a hazy brown with very fine fruity particles in suspension. Moderate earl head with light lacing and fair retention. Taste is medium roasted malts, caramel, honey, candy sugar, pears, golden delicious apples and slight citrus and clove to close. Very fresh and tasty for an ale tipiping in at 9 5℅
Desverger (10834) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
, Copenhagen - Dark Amber to brown with off white head. Sweet malty with some caramel toffee malty notes, some nice dark dried fruit, some sultana, brown sugar, some spice into the finish.