Dacrza (961) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2014NosirIwont (2516) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2017
DATE TASTED: February 20, 2014... GLASSWARE: Victory Nonick... OCCASION: a beer much sought after... APPEARANCE: dark brown body that displays HUGE chunks of sediment--been sitting too long? thick, chunky off-white head offers formidable lacing... AROMA: brilliant buttery, big malt aroma with dampened caramel and candy sugars; somewhat earthy, grainy but difficult to lay a nostril to...PALATE: smooth, thin and mellow--the mouth is refreshed as much as it’s engaged; slightly warming as the glass drains...TASTE: sweet and malty; a brown ale’s subtlety with fleeting fervor--a bit of barleywine funk at the end; low to no hop impression... OVERALL: the initial shock of floating substance (something I had not dealt with since the "claw" incident in Heavy Seas’ Saison art the shore a decade ago) still makes this review tainted; I have little doubt this rates better than I afforded it, but to rate authentically, I cannot be betray the experience itself...I may have to find another distributor to ascertain the true quality of this beer...
Bottle. 7.4%. Best before 06.18. Pours a clear, deep amber/brown, with a light tan head. Bit of lacing. Sweetish, malty aroma with light hops in the background. Dark fruit note as it warms. Hint of bread as well. Flavour is sweet and malty, with dark fruits; hint of raisin. Light hops in the background. Hint of bread as it warms. Sweet and a bit tart finish. More dark fruits, and a mild alcohol burn. Overall nice, well-balanced. 22.05.17. tricksta_p (4560) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2017
Bottle from a local bottle shop. Aroma is sticky malt, strong caramel toffee, brown sugar, touch of dried dark fruits including figs. Flavour is quite sweet and light bitter. Body is medium with a sticky mouthfeel. A bit too heavy on the sticky sweetness for my taste. TorbenH (1073) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2017
brown, clear, tan foam, caramel, nuts, full body, sticky, average carbonation, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, Acaro (176) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2017
Aroma: Caramel with an alcoholic touch.
Appearance: Dark brown color with clear liquid and white head.
Taste: Medium sweetness.
Palate: Full body with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Long sweet finish.
Overall: Even with the strong abv, it doesn’t leave an alcoholic feeling. Very sweet but it is not killing the feeling of beer. kovica (280) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 18, 2017
0,33 l. Bottle. Amber color with off_white head. Fruit and malt aroma. Sweet, caramel,fruit and toffee taste
Capa (3255) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2017
Medium brown with Amber highlights. Full of caramel malts as well as a hunk of smoky notes, too. Fruity and sweet. Medium bodied. Very nice. kustie (1156) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 5, 2017
Bottle. Brown color with almost creamy head. Aroma has caramel, malt, bread and nuts. Taste is malty sweet with quite long sweet aftertaste. Flavors of caramel, malt, bread, raisins. Bierdimpfe (640) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2017
Deep sexy veiled dark copper color, ruby hue, with very low activity. Creamy light brown 3 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with poor legs. Flavors of Worcestershire sauce, dark grains, prunes, dark berries, honey, molasses, oysters, soft walnuts, herbal spices. Dense toffee sweetness, with an almost sour spicy smoked feel. Creamy full body with soft crispy carbonation. Strong strength finish, thick dark ester fruits, soft liquorice and leather, a bit of oak and vanilla. Thick on the tongue but ends up clean. Amazing use of the Worcestershire sauce, not too intense and a proper theme to the region, providing us a unique aroma. Good intensity and nice complexity. Slightly dry with kind of a port feel crossed with mead, yet very fresh, although extremely boozy and warming. It’s a good taste but not necessarily pleasant. Quite bold and acidic. Overall very good quality craft. ordybill (1738) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Savannah. The appearance is a dark brown color with a small tan colored head. The aroma is heavy malt with some fruit. The taste is malt with some nut flavoring.
joaopcf (33) - Shanghai, CHINA - APR 2, 2017
Bottle @ Just Cool. Pours clear deep copper red with small off-white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel, toasted malt, grain, dark fruits and some yeasty notes. Flavors of dark fruits, toffee, light toasted malt. Medium body with a low-medium carbonation and a slightly dry finish. Perfect for cold nights.