Ritzn (1890) - GERMANY - DEC 7, 2017 Dedollewaitor (16419) - Odense, - JAN 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Part of a small vertical with Bluntaholick. Pours clear ruby amber with a frothy lasting head and lacings. Malty nose. Caramel and fruit. Dates and raisin. Smooth with a bit of vinousness. Young!
Aroma is grapes, spices, phenols, raisins. Taste is raisins, some christmas spices and more phenols. Quite drinkable. Pretty nice. jonas (8157) - Garching b. MÃ¼nchen, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2017
Bottle. Milky red amber, offwhite lace. Not as oxidized as the 2014 version. Spice, light leather, toffee. Plumpudding, a hint wood, hint of citric hops. Medium full mellow body. Citrus brandy finish - tastes surprisingly fresh. Wood and leather aftertaste. SinH4 (6393) - Garching b. MÃ¼nchen, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2017
Bottle. Hazy amber color with beige head. Aroma is malty, toffee, a touch fruity. Taste is toffee, candied fruitcake, a bit dusty finish. Somehow less oxidized than the 2014 version we have next to it. Oily mouthfeel with low carbonation. Fun! Koelschtrinker (21828) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 29, 2017
Runder, hell malziger Antrunk. Wenig würzig, eher trocken, spritzig, langer aber flacher Nachhall. Okay. 10/11/10/10//10 Beerhunter111 (22966) - P´Castle, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2017
Bottle at a Tasting. A slightly hazy amber beer with a small off-white head. Aroma of reddish malt, caramel, vanilla. Taste of dry red fruits, caramel, mild bitter resinous hops.
Zlotta (3972) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2017
Sampled from 0.5 l bottle. Slightly hazy, brownish amber with an off-white head. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity and a bit oxidized aroma of caramel, strawberry jam, some raisins and traces of orange peel. Moderately sweet, malty, slightly fruity and minimally oxidized taste of caramel, honey, raisins and orange jam, followed by a short, moderately bitter, minimally boozy finish. Medium body, slightly creamy and moderately effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice! Erzengel (9616) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2017
Bottle from my cellar. No. 69727. Smooth malty caramelly nose. The beer starts smooth and intense. Caramel, round fruity. Wood, quite sessionable. Easy to drink, fruity and yellow fruit over a dry body. Spab (4124) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2017
500 ml bottle from the LCBO. Pours a lightly cloudy rusty orange colour with small off-white head. Aroma is toffee, rye bread, spice, wood and a little dried fruit. Flavour has lots of sweet toffee, rye bread crust, wood, raisin, spice and herbs. Average plus body. Very nice sipper. tmrmwel (2289) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2017
Blade86 (1422) - Wroc³aw, POLAND - NOV 5, 2017
Bottle, beer#40 vintage 2012, 35316, five years after bottling. Pours hazy mahogany, with a big creamy head receding to finger thickness. Aroma is grassy hops with herbal and earthy notes, as well as roasted malts with bread, toffee, heather
Full body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is roasted malts with bread, toffee, honey, kandi and dark fruits, as well as earthy hops with herbal notes.
reddish amber, clear; medium, long-lasting off-white foam, nice lacing; sweet fruity caramel aroma with some woody notes; medium sweetness and bitterness; medium+ body, oily feel, average carbonation, long bittersweet slightly warming finish;
Overall: balanced, tasty and pleasant, very good