roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Had at international beer festival in seattle. Pours opaque brown with tons of floaties (looks gross). Tan huge froathy head. Aroma really good of malts, hops and citrus fruit. Flavor nice earthy hops and malts. Slight grape undertone. Very suprisingly good. bb (9790) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 26, 2008
Bottle. Rich mahogony beer with a tan head. Fruity, spicy, malty aroma. Malty flavor with cocoa and grape/berry fruits. Medium-plus bodied. Lingering dustiness with cocoa and fruit. Nice complexity. travita (5008) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2008
Dark brown in color with red tinges not too much of its tan head. Smell is a little alcohol, malts, wood, fruits, and cereral. Taste is alcohol, fruits, dark dried fruits like raisans. beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2008
PIB 2008. Pours copper/brown with a soft beige head. Fruity nose, grape, chocolate and spice. Dry finish with a soft reemergence of red grape in the aftertaste. Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Bottle from PIB 2008--Poured a deep brown-red body with a tiny off-white head. Sweet vinous nose with a mild malt and chocolate tinge. Very nice, finished dry and crisp. Yum!
RomanW70 (296) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 17, 2008
Great thanks to Emanuele and the staff at Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà and Bir & Fud for sharing this with me on my last night in Europe. Pours medium brown with a minimal head. Aroma of chocolate, caramle, and dark fruits, Flavor is similar, bull of dark malts. Has some roast bitterness in the finish. Very nice beer. Cletus (6368) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 11, 2008
Pours brown with a pronounced light brown head. Smells of sweet malt, chocolate, some caramel. Tastes of grapes, chocolate, spices, a hint of bananas, dark fruits. Nice earthy finish. unclemattie (4406) - Georgia, USA - JUN 29, 2008
750ml, blue bottle. Pours reddish brown. Sweet malt aroma. Flavor of chocolate malts, lots of dark fruits. We all guess that that you’re paying for the pretty blue bottle. KimJohansen (10498) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
[Italian Blind tasting @ yespr, Bottle 15#] Dark brown with medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and caramel notes. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, caramel, hops, coffee and chocolate notes. Ends mild bitter. Maria (10211) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
Blind tasting @ Yespr. Dark, red-brown with a creamy head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. The flavour has sweetness, notes of roasted malt, sweet coffee, chocolate and some dark fruits. I was convinced that this was a stout, hmmmm...