Ktwse (5670) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Pours hazy deep copper with low off-white head. Aroma of toffee, bread, light citrus and orange peel. Taste is sweet, peppery and spicy. Body is medium rich and smooth with soft carbonation. Rciesla (5607) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2009
Bottle. Pours a mahogany body with an off white head. Grape, and licorice flavor with a note of plum and a chewy nutty character. A hint spicy with toffee and grape. Really nice! DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2008
Bottle at GBBF The Cad was totally aff the party by this time. Alround rating: A pritty heavily malty beer, sweet and not much else going on. duff (5486) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2006
Bottle. A beer made with chestnuts, so naturally i found some nutty characters, in both aroma and flavour. Alcohol is fairly well noticed, and as dorquie mentions gives it a hint of liquer type qualities. Some subtle caramel, with a touch of woody dryness. Quite interesting. mar (5456) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2008
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. apricots, wood, chestnuts and a slight sour tartness. not bad on the palate with a huge flavor of chestnuts, caramel and funk.
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2009
Bottle from GBBF 09. Hazy copper with a small head. Refined nutty caramel aroma. Sweet tastes that give way to nutty flavours, ending semi-sweet. Some spiciness. Not at all bad. ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 3, 2007
Light hazy amber colour with a large dense beige head. Malty, caramel sweet aroma with fruity and hoppy notes. Malty, fruity flavor with notes of caramel and alcohol. ChainGangGuy (4941) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2007
Appearance: Pours a medium amber-brown body with a fizzy, off-white head.
Smell: Caramel maltiness and sun-dried fruits with the scent of chestnuts tucked away in the background.
Taste: Caramel malts and sugar-coated nuts. Fairly fruity. The chestnut character is present, but is never overbearing. Earthy bitterness. Finishes dry.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Moderate carbonation.
Drinkability: How about that snazzy bottle, huh? Oh, the beer? Well, it’s okay. RichardGretton (4862) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2010
Bottle. Reddish brown beer with a light head. The aroma is fruity and mildly sour, and the flavour is yeasty, bitter and quite rich. Overall a reasonable beer, tmoreau (4743) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2009
Stemware sampler at local beer seminar. Poured a cloudy, deep orange/amber color, with an off white, small-ring head, and minimal lacing. The aroma was nuts and hard wood. The flavor strayed from the aroma to expose some earthy, barnyard and hay notes. Unusual, to say the least, but somewhat in keepng with the SHV style.