hopscotch (10901) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2017
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft... Clear copper-colored pour. The aroma is faint, but thereís maltiness here. Full-bodied with a velvety mouthfeel and adequate carbonation. The flavor is malty-sweet with just enough bitterness to keep the residual maltose in check. Lingering malty-sweet finish. Really good stuff and a fantastic digestif. Perfect for sipping after eating a huge, delicious Fat Headís sandwich.
kassner (1602) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This Beer Is right on style and a great example. Sweet dark fruits and nice dark color with a nice head. On tap at WF wexford pub.
hopdog (11984) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 6, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Blue Dog. Poured a deep amber color with a small sized off white head. Dark fruits, caramel, brown sugar, and bananas.
Panzuriel (2076) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Location: sample on tap at Fat Headís Saloon Pittsburgh
Appearance: Darker reddish Brown. Fine head of tiny white bubbles
Nose: Richly roasted dark sweet malt and red fruits. Prunes and raisins
Taste: molasses, raisins. A bit of alcohol. Belgian yeast.
Body: medium and silky.
Parting thoughts: A very nice Belgian strong ale. Checks all the boxes resoundingly.
NikkTwist (2942) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Bru Craft. Clear dark auburn pour with only a very thin ring on top. Lots of malty dark fruit. Plums and prunes. Figs and rasins. Black cherries and currants. Molasses candies. Carob. Burnt caramel toast. Hints of Sherry and Port. Medium-full body. High ABV is nicely hidden. Darkly sweet but thoughtful and well balanced.
HoppyScallywag (324) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Raisins and figs punch you in the face. They mask the high alcohol content perfectly. Little malty feel left after the fact.
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HoppityHop (203) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of the most enjoyable beers Iíve had in recent memory. Nose of mixed fruits and tastes of the same, with a sweetness of rock candy and luscious malts. Pours a ruby brownish-black with minimal head. Alcohol is not at all noticed until you have a few......and trust me, youíll WANT a few. Fantastic!
tia (1948) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Pittsburgh South. Dark auburn with cream head and decent lacing. Smells like raisin bread. Boozy, sweet, spiced, creamy.
williamstome (1763) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 9, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep ruby pour, small off-white head. Aroma is big figs, dates, dried and dark fruits. Flavor of big dark fruits, candied sugars, and yeast. Great.
bnokk (511) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Growler from brewery.
APPEARANCE - medium carmel color. Hardly any head. Very clear.
NOSE - light malty flavor somewhat carmley.
FLAVOR - strong, yes. Belgian, hints. Good, not so much.