skortila (5972) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2005
Aroma is malty sweet. Chocolate, caramel and prunes. Hazy, brown coloured with a lasting, off-white, medium head. Taste is sweet, malty (caramel/chocolate), fruity. Good body and balance. pleasant mouthfeel. Alocohol is certainly well hidden. Quite a good brew. Underrated. Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 13, 2006
Pours with an orange-amber body topped by a medium thick to thick head with lots of lacing. It’s sweet and malty with nice caramel notes and a touch of candy sugar. Medium bodied, smooth and a touch warming. TBone (18105) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2005
Bottled, 33cl, brewed Nov 2004, alc. 10.2%Hunsell (403) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2005
Dark brown color, good creamy tanned head. Aroma is plummy with fresh lemony notes and a bit of hay. Medium to full bodied. Yeast is dominating behind that chocolate with hints of rye and licorice. Liquerish palate.
Dark redbrown coloured beer, nice head, lots of floaties. Sweet malty aroma, raisin and some alcohol coming through. Strange, complex flavor, starts off fairly sweet but gets (metallike?)sharp towards the end, with tart and bitter notes. Some dark fruits. Interesting, but doesn’t seem to be too wellbalanced. Otje (678) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2005
6 months old aged bottle 33cl. dark brown beer with almost no head. aroma: caramel, plums, vanilla, raisin. taste: bitterish, sweet, alcohol, dark fruit. full bodied. finish is fairly long and alcohol warming. nice one.
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2006
Bottle (London Drinker 06): Hazy gold with a white head. Sweet mild malts, some spice but quite clean in flavour. Nice. wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 23, 2006
33 cL bottle, tulip glass. Moderate, creamy white head rests upon a hazy amber-brown hued beer. Sweet and spicy aroma, with a rich sugar and dark bread malt aroma. Strong citrus and floral spiciness, for a Belgian-style at any rate. Dusty basement yeast profile along with pepper, plums and a hint of anise. Very sweet up front with a soft acidity blends into a still heavily sweet yet moderately bitter finish. The yeast has a way of keeping the beer from being too sharp in most respects, but the alcohol does come out in the finish a little. Medium-full bodied, oily texture, lively carbonation. The carbonation gets a bit hidden behind the thick, slickness of the beer though. Tasty, but overly sweet without any real balancing qualities. I get a lot of the dark fruits mentioned by other raters, but it has much more of a breadish pure-malt profile to me. caesar (7169) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2006
Hazy redbrown color, short head, tiny particles floating around. Aroma of caramel malt, alcohol, some dried fruit, some bread and cookie. Very malty taste, bit fruity, slightly alcoholic, some anis and pepper maybe. Quite complex. Decent barley wine like beer. bierkoning (13615) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2005
Brewery tap. Orange brown color, slightly cloudy. Sherry in the aroma. Bittersweet flavor, the beer must be massively hopped, but also a malty sweetness. Hints of orange, cream sherry, butter and plums. Less body as expected. jbrus (4989) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2005
Bottled. Cookie, caramel and raisin aroma which is sweet but complex. Very nice. Ruby color, beige head, good lace. Disappointing flavor, light sweet, pretty bitter and quite hoppy as to be expected by De Molen, light fruity. Thin start and alcohol well hidden.