zvikar (6172) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2016 mikeschuld (57) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - NOV 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Naturally carbonated in the cask (real ale style) with a very nice head. Clear and dark ruby red. High in hop flavors. Some subtle roast notes from the malt as well.
Clear brown, medium head, fruity aroma, apple, carambola, woody smokiness, fruity flavor, apple, carambola, woody smokiness, medium bodied. mondomondo (7) - IRELAND - JAN 26, 2016 does not count
Admittedly not a preferred style of mine. Very dull. One of the least visually appealing beers I’ve ever seen. Thin muddy brown. Shallow and lacking of appropriate carbonation. Very weak. kerenmk (4753) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles’ place. Thanks Tom L. Clear dark brown with a white head. Aroma of malt and a little smoke. lightly bitter with a hint of smoke. Light body, a little smoky, bitter finish and nice fizz. DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles’s place. Thanks Tom L. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, overripe fruits, some smokiness, and a bit of minerals. Sweetish flavor with caramel, some smokiness, and some overripe fruitiness. Medium-bodied. birocotsios (178) - - SEP 9, 2015
Deep amber colour with big creamy head. Aroma of cream and caramel sweet to the nose. Bittersweet taste of caramel, malts and red fruits.
Padchenko (355) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 8, 2015
A dark ale with no head. Smooth bodied with mild carbonation. Medium bitterness in the mouth and in the finish. Very pleasant triskaideka (369) - Killarney, IRELAND - DEC 22, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2015 bottle at home - pours red-brown with white head - nose is malty, caramel. Taste is malt and caramel with hints of dark fruit cake. Pretty good beer - cut above the normal Irish red. elbernays (1509) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle at home from Martins off licence Fairview. Pours chestnut with white foam head. Bread, caramel, cherry, wood, slightly smoky nose. Caramel biscuit sweetness, oak with a dry toffee finish. Very nice. Tayeth (650) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2014
Geruch sehr blumig mit Honig und frischen Früchten. Geschmack dann erstaunlich erdig, fast sogar rauchig mit einer ausgewogenen Bittere und einem angenehmen Malzgeschmack. gueuze (952) - - JUL 29, 2014
Geruch fruchtig, leicht röstig. Geschmack dann recht klar. Röstig und ausgewogen bitter im Abgang.