thewolf (12272) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2008
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. [thank you, Ungstrup]
[at Yesprs tuesday tasting]
Pours lightly red-orange with a fine, creamy, yellowish head. Fine lacing. Aroma is light hoppy, some chocolate, good fat toffee. Super creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has soft port, vinious, light chocolate and a pleasant dose of hops. Super balance, and that chocolate note is truly wonderful.
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
shared by ungstrup june 2011. Vintage indeed. thanks a lot for digging up something really hard to get.clear brown, smooth yellow head.
sweet malty aroma, dry, notes of wood. aroma is lagered, but not oxidized.
flavor is caramelly, very complex, sweet malts, old hops. Truly impressive.
madsberg (11612) - Sřborg, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2005
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled: Clear amber coloured. Light brown head. Fruit, light almond and light chocolate in the aroma. Flavour of alcohol, fruit and some berries. Is quite smooth. Ends on an alcholnote. Should have waited 1 more year with this.
Meilby (11108) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2012
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle 550ml @ home
[Courtesy of yngwie] Pours cloudy amber/brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol and dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
550 ml bottle. Bottle #39274. (Fuller’s) London, the UK. The Grand Vintage Tasting.
Darkish slightly cloudy amber colour with a tiny tan head.
Sweet chocolate, fudge, dark fruits, vanilla and mild alcohol in the aroma.
The flavour is dry liquorice, sweetness, bready malt, mild hops and toffee sweetness. Smooth. Rich.
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Name: Vintage Ale
hazy amber, wispy beige head, streaks of lace, rich sweet caramel aroma with earthy hops and a touch of fruit, rich dark caramel malt flavor, candy sweetness well tempered by the earthy bitterness, nice fruity character,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
KimJohansen (10435) - Frederiksberg C, Dänemark, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2008 [Thanks a million Ungstrup!] Hazy deep amber with medium off white head. Sweet and vinious aroma with overripe fruits, caramel and hoppy notes. Sweet and rather complex flavor with notes hops, overripe fruits, caramel, chocolate and madeira. Great complexity and full bodied. Nice!
pivnizub (10309) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - APR 26, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle: Hazy, chestnut-brown coloured, lots of floaties visible; lacy, but quickly collapsing beige head; sweet raisins, marzipan and leather in the nose, robust hops included; very solid bitter-sweet flavour, full bodied, oily MF; leather and sweet caramel and portwine in the complex sweet and hoppy finish. Extremely well balanced, well rounded moreish stuff........
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 1, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Pours an unclear red-amber colour. Sweet malty aroma with dark fruits and some toffee. Good soft mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with toasted malt, a bit of chocolate, some dark fruits, some port and a little alcohol. A good well balanced brew.
jercraigs (10080) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle #15605. Nice amber body with a smallish white head. Aroma of hops, malt and caramel with an alcoholic follow up. Barleywine like, sweet with touches of caramel. Hot alcohol finish but pleasantly so. Full bodied but not syrupy. Lingering aftertaste of pleasantly sweet alcohol. Thanks for sharing DuctTape.