djd07 (16533) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with small off white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is wood, vanilla, booze. Thin mouth, vanilla, candy sugar, caramel, boozy finish, very good. Borup (16320) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Dark brown colour with an off-white ehad. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, vineous, alcohol, bread and roasted notes. bhensonb (16257) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 2, 2012
Bottle from Half Time. Pours dark ruddy amber/brown with no head. Aroma is very brown sugar/ roasted heavy malt. there’s a light medicinal aspect. Full bodied, almost. Sam Adams TB minus the maple, perhaps. A little cola and brown sugar for flavor. Not quit dryish. Difficult to describe. Very, very nice. Ratman197 (15882) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle 2011 vintage poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of molasses, prune, raisin and carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of molasses, prune, raisin and carmel with a smooth lingering molasses finish. DSG (15623) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2014
[5/3/14] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 4th session. Amber. Alcoholic aroma, candy-ish, with malt, caramel, marzipan and some fruits. Sickly sweet flavor, alcoholic, malty, caramelly and candy-ish. Really not my thing.
Tmoney99 (15320) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2007
Draft at 2007 Michigan BGWF. Poured dark reddish brown with a moderate light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good caramel toasted tart fruit aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Good well balanced tart fruit malty flavor with a moderate smooth balanced finish of moderate duration. Good doppelbock. kermis (15285) - The Hague / Amsterdam / Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle shared at Beer Temple. Pours clear red/brown with no head. Aroma of maltand sweet over ripe fruit. Flavour is sweet, raisins, over ripe fruit, caramel and malt. Thick full body and low carbonation. Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle in Hotel Room, Brooklyn. Clear dark brown - small offwhite head. Dried fruits, raisins, fruity, bready notes, light roasted notes, licorice, alcoholic, light hoppy, high malty, soft body. Nice. Dogbrick (14454) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Sample at the brewpub. Dark amber pour with a thin off-white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of caramel, malt and hops. Rich body with flavors of resiny hops, caramel malt and dark fruits. The finish is dark malts and fruits. Good beer overall. Drake (14447) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 14, 2008
12 oz. bottle courtesy goyrshkewych. Gracias! Also, rating #700. Viscous reddish brown pour with no head. Very faint carbonation. Earthy and malty aroma with some caramel notes. Sweet caramel taste, slightly tart, with dark fruit notes. Not very complex, but still very pleasant.