JDBaker11058 (2491) - Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2018
Dark ruby brown. Notes of toffee, anise, herb garden, some citrus, earthy hops. Starts herbal, medicinal, and weird, but it grew on me. As it warmed it became maltier, sweeter, and the medicinal notes faded. Not bad. Bottle from the Rare Beer Club. ABUSEDGOAT (2965) - California, USA - MAR 8, 2018
Darker amber color with a white head. Aroma is orange, toffee, caramel, fruity hops, wood. Medium to full body, fairly sweet, easy to drink, pleasant. MrTipple (7490) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2018
31Jan2018 Sweet, dark grain malts, dark malts, bit of floral hops, bit of oak, sweet grape. Hazy brown, small, creamy, off-white head. Light to medium sweet. More sweet grain and cereal malts, dark, sweet toasted malts, soft carbonation, full bodied. Alright. Bottle shared at L42 - thanks to madmitch76! mR_fr0g (14430) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2018
Bottle shared at Leighton's place 31/01/2018. Many thanks! A nut brown coloured pour with a loose beige head. Aroma is woody, grape, light musty funk. Flavour is composed of light grains, nutty malts, grape, little oxidised, . Palate is semi sweet, tannin, moderate carbonation. grainy. Ok. Leighton (23360) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2018
Bottle shared in Hackney - thanks to Kenny. Pours clear reddish-brown with, creamy white head. Nice aroma, brown bread and caramel, ripe citrus, berries. Medium sweet flavour with more bready malts, brown sugar. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish, more ripe berries, toasted caramel, more brown bread, light alcohol. Good fun.
madmitch76 (27136) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2018
31st January 2018RexTalionis (3843) - FINLAND - DEC 9, 2017
Bodney Towers sharebottle. Hazy red - amber beer, good pale tan head. Airy palate, mild fine carbonation. Soft malts, light creamy sweetness, touches of toffee and caramel. Mild esters. Mellow caramel covered fruits. Smooth finish. Pleasant light barleywine. Or old ale.
Sample from bottle. Darker brown in color with an off-white head. Mild sweetness, some toffee and vinous notes in aroma. Kind of sharp. Bit on the boozy side here.
VastActiv (8155) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 9, 2017
Sample from the bottle at Sture 21, Helsinki. Color is slightly murky dark orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, dry fruits, dryness and malts. Pretty simple. TEJA (3434) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2017 bottle sampled at Thomas W thanks. long lasting light brown head. clear and lightvspaekling burgundy color. nice complex arom with rhum and raisins. sweet and fruity taste and balanced bitterness and a medium body Rubin77 (2980) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2017
F: for BW quite big, light tanned, good retention.
C: dark brown, hazy, opaque.
A: dark malts, fruity, bit passion and other tropical fruits, peach, caramel, BE yeast, vinous, toffee.
T: malty, caramel, fruity, cherries, plums, bread, vinous, bit toffee, blue cheese touch, bit grapefruits, the hops are great here, full body, lower carbonation, very good, enjoyed, 75cl bottle from Brassigaume Festival 2017 in Marbehan (BE).