Sigmund (7961) - Tau, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2017
375 ml corked & caged bottle, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. Cloudy brown colour, no head. Aroma of oak barrels, brandy and old oxidised sherry, hints of molasses. Minimal carbonation. The flavour has loads of oak, with notes of sweet white wine, brandy and oxidised old sherry. Hints of dark dried fruits. Suffers a lot from the lack of carbonation. Finn (8257) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 4, 2017
Flaske fra Vinmonopolet Tromsø - Langnes. Drukket på Lillehøgda. Ultramørk amber. 0 skum. Lett mandelaroma. Smaken søt frukt. Mest plommer. Tørr - alkoholisk ettersmak. k92488 (493) - KVERNALAND, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2017
Gift. Flaske @home. Uklar brun med ingen skum. Aroma karamell svisker malt eik. Smak veldig søt, vanilje. Ingen Co2. Litt tam. sjogro (4841) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle shared by Maakun at Gekke Geit, massive thanks! Impossible cork. Dark brown with no head. Sweet syruppy raisans, roasted chestnut, port, PX, dark fudge, oak. Big sweet and moderate bitter. Full body with little carbonation. Oily slick and rich. No off tastes. Maakun (6543) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle shared. Slight hazy dark amber with just a few bubbles. Strong vanilla and oak, bourbon, brandy, dark sherry, lots of raisins, light port, light milk chocolate, deep sweet malts, roasted chestnuts. Quite sweet, under medium bitter and a light tart kick. Full bodied with no carbonation. Really good.
Vighals (4492) - SÃ¸rumsand, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2017
Tåkete mørk brun med minimalt beige skum. Lukter svisker, trevirke, eik og vanilje. Fyldig. Lett søtlighet, tørket frukt, dadler, svisker og vanilje. Lite bitterhet. Kjenner alkoholvarmen. Fatlagringen er tydelig, eik og vaniljen er framtredende. Middels lang. Leighton (22540) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Rene! Pours mostly clear amber-gold with a creamy, tan head. Big butterscotch aroma, berries, toast, plums. Medium to heavy sweet flavour, with rich bready malts, fruitcake, more plums, toffee, butterscotch, minimal alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied, lightly chewy, with fine carbonation. Lightly warming in the finish, with lots more ripe plum, brown bread, fruitcake, vanilla, butterscotch, ripe berries. Extremely drinkable for its heft. Almost no alcohol presence. Awesome stuff. tderoeck (10335) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2017
3/I/17 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Tim’s La Trappe tasting - BB: X/2039, bottled: October 2014 (2017-14) VsXsV (4557) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2017
Clear reddish amber to brown beer, no head. Aroma: sweet, honey, caramel, alcohol, bit malty, floral, vanilla, spicier than the 17. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: very sweet, bit oxidized, sugary, lots of ripe banana, alcohol burn, some dried fruits. Aftertaste: more banana, caramel, bit spicy, alcohol, more banana, marzipan.
Bottle. Light murky mahogany liquid with small light tan head. Aroma of oak, port wine, raisins, caramel, raw sugar and light licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with notes of red wine, raw sugar, raisins and oak. Full bodied with low carbonation. Quite nice! MelvinKalksma (1759) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2017
Heavy aroma of malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, wood, vanilla, red fruit and red wine.
Turbid/opaque red/dark brown beer with heavy yeast and with no/a slight beige head.
Heavy sweet with malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, wood, vanilla, red fruit and red wine.
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Super sweet with loads of red fruit and even some wine shining through. The appearance misses a head, but looks great nonetheless.