mikem409 (2027) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2017
Bottle. Murky brown color, soft head. Aroma of hop dust, wood, burnt sugar. Taste faint orange, bitter hops and sweet toffe. fonefan (49999) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2017
hopscotch (11175) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2017
Bottle 750ml. at [ Pre-Borefts Ratebeer Tasting ] @ Deanso’s place (former ABC Beers), Korte Koediefstraat 5 Den Haag, Netherlands 2511CE.
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Unclear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dark malt, cognac - sweet buzzy alcohol, seddar wood, spicy, bergamot, nutty - maple. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sharp, spicy, bergamot, ceddar wood, dark malt, chocolate - cacao, maple, sweet alcohol - buzzy - cognac. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Bottle... Pours murky and brown with a small, short-lived, off-white head. The malty and vinous aroma is a mélange of caramel, dark dried fruits, a light splash of port and toasted tree nuts. Medium to full-bodied with airy carbonation. The flavor features maple syrup, caramel, prunes and other dark fruits. Nicely balanced and enjoyable, but this is a strange brew. Bottle courtesy of the Palm Beach County crew! chinchill (5163) - South Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2017
Large shared bottle of very strong ale. While the alcohol is partially hidden the strong flavor has a profile that suggests high ABV. The cognac barrels no doubt foster this impression. Both the aroma and the flavor are sweet and boozy. Full, smooth mouthfeel. Tmoney99 (14764) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2017
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, wood and sweet alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex sweet flavor with a medium to heavy complex sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is was a solid beer.
alexsdad06 (10589) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2017
750 ml bottle shared with Tmoney99 and the group. Pours a murky caramel brown color with a small off white head that settled into a ring. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, orange peel, cacao nibs, light wood, cognac barrel, the orange accented the beer which was appreciated, recently I’ve had a couple beers with orange that dominated the base of the beer. DSG (15035) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 15, 2016
[9/22/16] Bottle sample at Pre-Borefts RateBeer Tasting at ABC Beers in Den Haag. Thanks everyone for sharing bottles! Brown. Aroma of malt, orange, caramel, cocoa, nuts, vanilla. Sweet flavor with caramel, vanilla, cocoa, nuts, orange, a bit of alcohol, some nutmeg. MarcoDL (5114) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2016
At Hopishop 2016. Aroma of fruit jam, spices and raisin. Flavor is quite something else, with sweet raisiny jam, spices that must be the bergamot, boozy grape, oak and caramel. Creative and very tasty. vincentvega72 (803) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
Mooi caramel kleurig bier met fijne witte schuimkraag. Aroma en smaken van rum, rozijntjes, mandarijn, rood fruit. Afdronk zoet, beetje kersenlikeur. Licht alcoholisch, vol in de mond. Hele lange warme afdronk. Subliem. mariuspoenari (2850) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2016
Bottle shared at Pre-Borefts Ratebeer Tasting 2016. Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Notes of cognac, cherries, sherry, cocoa, chocolate, coffee and maple syrup. Medium body, light carbonation and a bitter-sweet finish.