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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 495   ABV: 16.5%
A special batch of "5th dementia old ale" that was overattenuated with high gravity ale yeast and then blended with cassis to add back body.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (48113) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ Courtesy of Secret Summer Santa ]. Unclear medium to dark brown red colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, blackcurrant, fruity - berries, alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, blackcurrant, chocolate, alcohol, sharp. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft, finish fee lis light to moderate alcoholic. [20110815]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (44131) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2008 12 fl oz bottle, trade with Brad - thanks. Pours golden deep redish with a fully diminished white head. Chocolate and black berry aroma. Flavour is dense black berry, chocolate and rising liqourice note. Dense roasted malt base. Solid alcohol presence. Light wooden note too. Lingering chocolate flavoured finish. Very dense and yet smooth. Goes into a light reappearing black berry flavoured far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (36928) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2008
Bottled. A deep red beer with a rim of tan head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of fruits and black currant, cherries, and chocolate - reminds me of Mon Cherie chocolates. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of berries and fruit - especieally cherries and black currant. The alcohol burns on the inside of the lips. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25814) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2010
Bottle. Pours a brown amber color with no head. Has a sweet spicy red currant aroma. Sweetish warming malty bitter dark fruit and bitter currant flavor with some weak hints of licorice. Has a sweetish bitter spicy currant finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of goryshkewych. Pours a cloudy amber with a small and rough beige head. Extremely intense blackcurrant aroma that becomes almost fat. Medium body, very thick and syrupy sweet blackcurrant notes yet bitter and astringent with some alcohol burn in the finish. 161209

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (24786) - Tyres, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2008
Bottled, thanks Marsblursi! Hazy mahogany colour, minimal head. Rich aroma of black currant surbet and alcohol. Very sweet with loads of estery black currant. Some cramel lures underneath until cranbery vodka strikes and ruine the party. Finishes with vodka, mango and dextrose. Never tasted anything like this before...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (24293) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
20th November 2009
Cloudy brown beer. Resonant blackcurrant nose. Slight dry palate. Rich blackcurrant immediately demands attention. A dry almost Port Wine like mid. Imagine a good vintage Port Wine with just the blackcurrant flavours extracted and that describes this beer well. Pretty one dimensional but its dimension is robust! Fresh blackcurrant,spirity blackcurrant, blackcurrant liquer! Unique beer. Its blackcurrant by the way!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (23901) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2015 Bottle at home ... Huge thanks to a trade (again i forget who. i really should trade less) ... almost black ... deep bluered black... no head ... sweet blackcurrant berry nose very rich ... little vanilla in nose ... huge alcohol presence up front ... lots of vanilla and barley wine tones(ahhh i just read its pedigree above so this makes sence) ... plums and blackcurrent ... nice but not hittinf spot for me... a bit oxidised or something that i cant put words on 3.8

bottle at home ... deep brown red ... thin lacing .. soft sweet fruits .. massive berry nose ... soft sweet blackcurrant fruits ... juicy fruit .. soft toffee ... dark fruits .. soft toffree roast ... sweet malts fruits ... juicy fruits .. light bitter berry skin4.0

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20813) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle shared at Garvies - thanks to the host. Pours flat amber-brown. Lovely aroma with lots of rich fruits, grapes, berries, some caramel. Big sweet flavor, rich and sugary, with ripe dark fruits, toasted sugars, slight grainy bitterness, some honey, raisin. Full bodied, oily and chewy. Warm finish, sticky, with further caramel, black currants, more honey, grapes, berries. Robust. Good stuff. Novel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (17315) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2008
[email protected] Devil Grill, NYC, vintage 2006
Dark ruby color, opaque, no head. Intensive black currant aroma. Full-bodied. Liquerish black currant flavor. A bit grassy, but otherwise like drinking black currant liquer. Well, not very beerish, but I like this - an excellent dessert beer. Craftmanship of Kuhnhenn is excellent (the rest of notes unreadable after drinking 5 small pints of their extreme beers).

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