Marduk (7694) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2016 355ml bottle (Overpriced Beer Tasting 2016, thanks Rasmus). Very dark brown, almost black color. Tiny to almost no head. Sweet, licorice, alcohol, woody, cognac, caramel in aroma. Alcohol, sweet, prunes, fruity, cake in taste. Sugar and roast is covering cherries. Sweet and sticky and boozy. Solid brew. martjoobolut (4386) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle, vintage 2015 (thanks, raskolnikov). Pours dark brown. Aroma is roast, malt, whisky, malt. Flavor is sweet and sour, bitter, malt, cherries, roast, raisins, some booze. Carbonation is low. Overall: very good, but too boozy, and bit too flat. Blairgus (4613) - California, USA - NOV 14, 2016
14 Oct 2016, bottle. black. nose is boozy, woody, nutty, some cherry. med body and mildly fizzy. cherry is nice and not too sweet or bold. the sweetness is from the malt and booze. it is slightly acidic and rather woody. cherry lifesaver comes out a bit more as it warms up. very nice. zvikar (6172) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 17, 2016
Pours brown with a beige head, aroma of whiskey, chocolate, coffee, vanilla and honey, coconut and fruit, flavor of whiskey, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, coconut, cherries, medium to full bodied, Great Inbreak (5941) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2016
01.10.2016, 12 oz bottle (2015 vintage) @ home:
fkoolen (1213) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2016
Small bubbly-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich and dry fruity, dark sugar, oak, minerals, burnt caramel, raisins, dark malts, vanilla, almonds, bourbon, red berries, bark. Taste is slightly rich and concentrated fruity, raisins, grass, minerals, oak, dark sugar, dark malts, red berries, citrus peel, caramel, bark, bourbon. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mineraly mouthfeel, very soft carbonation. Nice.
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2016 Bottle at home, 2015 ed. Very dark red wine colour, no head. Amazingly complex cherry, red vinous, oaky vanilla, bourbon-y, lightly acidic nose. Taste has some additional roasted malty chocolate, coffee, butterscotch, nuts and dried fruits, warmingly boozy but high abv is well hidden. Brilliantly balanced. Red fruity, body lingering finish. Absent carbonation, big body, velvety (!) soft mouthfeel, oily texture. Chudwick (3207) - Taylor Mill, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2016
12oz bottle 2014 release thanks to Prufrockstar- nose is like regular version but a little cough syrup or brandy. Flat. A little nutty probably from the ageing. Earthy.
SudsMcDuff (8429) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2016
shut up yolanda! .. . closer of the evening .. deep brown .. lots of fruit, caramel, toffee, cherry juice, and fancy wood .. chewy level is at about an 8 .. long sticky finish .. a beautiful beer . .
To sum up, you’re all wrong and I hate your stupid faces. Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2016
Bottle at home. Near black with a tiny off-white head. Strong, complex aroma, with cherries, roasted notes of chocolate and licorice, vanilla and caramel, and all held together by vineous alcohol character of bourbon and dessert wine. Sweet and complex flavour of dessert wine, cherry and aged barleyw wine. As good as any Adam from the wood. World class. AdmiralVernon (1195) - SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
A: Deep dark brown, no head N: Liqourice, bourbon, dark berries, hint of barnyard T: Toffee, sour cherries, bourbon, liqourice O: Very complex with many flavours! Sweet and tart niceness!