TheJestersBeer (2430) - SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
Pours a clear deep amber, with an off-white head.
Malty aroma, caramel, toffee, hops yeat, chestnut, orange peel, apricot.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, creamy CO2.
Malty, spicy taste, caramel, hops, orange, apricot, chestnut, yeast, ash.
Very well balanced. (2014-11-23) NallePalle (633) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle 50 cl @ Queenís Head, Stockholm. Overall decent, aroma though not that complex as expected. CanCrusher (1067) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle 0,50L. Clear, amber-red colour with small, creamy, light brown, long lasting head. Fruity aroma of blueberries, plums, raspberries, also biscuits and caramel. Taste is medium bitter with jam note as well as some woody flavor. Finish is medium bitter with a touch of alcohol, that warms up a little. Medium to full body, oily texture and soft carbonation. Itís good, but not as good as previous from Past Masters series... Lambister (520) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle @ Oak Barrel, Helsinki Airport. Little hazy dark brown color, white head. Nose has sweet malts, wood chips and cognac notes. Taste has sweet malts, barrel and cognac notes with slight alcohol touch.. HerrBierkoenig (1443) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 9, 2014
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 31. DEC 16 Pours hazy red to brown liquid with plenty of tiny particles, small to medium white creamy head, fell down almost immediately, Aroma: malty, caramel, nuts, light candied fruits and raisin, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, dry, caramel, light fruity, raisins, at the beginning metallic off taste, than after warming up, bit better. Lacks more complexes tastes and character, Palate: medium body, sick texture, average carbonation, medium long caramel - malty aftertaste. Overall: acceptable, but could be better, only some caramel, malty body, hints of fruits and raisin, Fullers can made a better strong ale...
k0mpsa (2925) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at oak barrel, helsinki airport. Little hazy dark brown color, white head. Aroma is sweet malty, wood, cognac notes. Taste is sweet malty, suryp, barrel, cognac notes, hint of alcohol. hawanna (3291) - Freising, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2014
0,5 l bottle
red-brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, caramel, dried fruits, cereal, floral, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, Fukito (1059) - Santiago, CHILE - OCT 18, 2014
Nice clear ruby with a medium white heas that diminishes to a rim. Aroma is burnt caramel toffee and ripe fruit. Flavor is sweet with caramel notes and a bittersweet finish. Medium to heavy palate, warmung. Nice to read a book! MiP (15650) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle, 7.3%. Weak fruity aroma. Seemingly clear chestnut colour. Small off-white head. The flavour is sweet and fruity with a slightly spicy finish. The aftertaste is quite bitter and the finish is a little watery for the ABV. The_Osprey (7890) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Cold bottle at the White Horse, Richmond. Dark orange / red, small white head. Aroma is light toffee. Body is medium, low carbonation, not foamy. Taste is liquorice, molasses, treacle. Decent enough.