PhillyCraft (8318) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle brought back from the Borefts. Shared with James, Bill, Frank, Allen, and Liam. Pours murky brown amber with off white head, huge head and lacing. Aromas of grape smuckers, yeast, toast, raisins, and hops. Taste is the same with some other flavors of roasted grains, caramel, and dark fruits. Finished a little dry. Another fine offering from the dutch brewery. dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle @ tasting. Love the initiative. Aroma is bready malt, some spice and some fruits. Flavour is pretty bitter with an almost mocca roasty note at first, followed by a fruity spicy note. Nice one, Hamoen. tderoeck (10928) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2013 20/I/13 - 75cl bottle from the RBBWG 2013 @ some New Years cocktail hour - brewed: 9/III/12, bottled: 9/V/12 (2013-82) Thanks to Benzai for sharing the bottle!PotjeBier (3913) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2013
Pretty cloudy red brown beer, big yellow head, very stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, pineapple, passion fruits, sweet malts, honey, bit sugary, hint of mocha and chocolate. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: pretty fruity start, sugary, very bitter, almost medicinal, citrus, more sugar, alcohol. Aftertaste: bitter, hints of citrus and grapefruit, malts, bit of honey, alcohol warming the throat.
75 cl bottle (bought @ BBF 2012), now about a year old. Deep brown color, mostly clear. Tan head with a thin layer of fine bubbles on top op a huge blanket of big ones. Aroma’s of sweet fruit, hoppy acidity, roasted malts, some sweetness. Flavor is roasted - medium bitter & medium sweet. Body is medium. Finishes rather dry, roasted (coffee) and quite bitter. Borresteijn (7656) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2013
75cl Bottle, bought at BBF’12. Clear deep reddish-brown colour, creamy light-beige head. Aroma of spices like cinnamon, caraway, dark fruits, tart berries, cocoa. Flavour is medium-sweet, dark malts, dark fruits/forest fruits, cinnamon, berries, cocoa, surprisingly firm herbal bitter finish. Medium-bodied, creamy mouthfeel, just a little over-carbonated. Nice beer.
Countbeer (6589) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass:
Medium sized airy sticky off white to beige colored foamy head on top of a murky brown colored beer.
Aromas of toast, grains, barley malts, raisin, porridge, caramel, buttermilk, some roasted wood.
Flavours of bitters, nuts, light dry, toast, barley malts, caramel, hay toast, spices, dough, prunes, barley malt bitter, leaves and leave toast.
Aftertaste is bitter with a dry touch and some caramel, nuts, barley malts and hay.
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2012
A clear light brown colored beer, with a thick foamy beige head. The aroma of fruits, some caramel, with hop bitters. The taste of caramel with fruits and bitter dry hops. The aftertaste is a little sweet, moving to strong dry bitter. One extra Overall point for the good cause. Papsoe (25054) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr/madsberg/Ungstrup. Pours a reddish deep amber with a creamy and lacing beige head. Very enticing spicy, fruity nose. Medium body, rather sophisticated flavours of wood and burned caramel with a great hoppy finish, of sophisticated aroma hops. Very interesting and nothing Belgian about this. 221012 joergen (29790) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle at yespr.
Hazy red-brown coloured with a huge off-white head.
Fruity aroma of caramel, hay, licorice, hops and soap.
Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, hops, citrus and pine needles.
Dry hoppy finish.