madsberg (11774) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Bottled. Amber coloured. Smal fluffy beige head. Aroma of caramel, liqourice, dried fruits, sweetness, light oak. Flavour of dried fruits sweetness, caramel, some Wood and Spice. Harpy marriage this is. Medium to full bodied. End sweet and fruity daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Cloudy brown. Dates, figs, brown sugar aroma. Flavor is sweet, dried fruit, wood notes. Nice. BVery (10716) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Bottle. Amber pour with a small head. Nose and taste of oak and Chardonnay. Delicious. 77ships (10683) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2012
Another one of these yummy concoctions // 375 ml. bottle split by 3 @ Kulminator // 2011 bottle // bright copper, tad brown, darker than usual & def much more touch of white head than usual // smells of very sweet caramel, toffee, sugar on this appears to be exotic, I am almost getting exotic fruits here, touch booze, very sweet wine, others get rice pudding. I sort of get that, especially the spices they use in that // taste is similar sweet caramel, toffee, exotic fruits, rice pudding, very sweet wine, small touch of wood, rice pudding spices, exotic sugar // slick, smooth // delicious as usual cubs (10677) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle @ home with Jetson. Somewhat cloudy, dark red-orange appearance with a cream colored head. Toasty, caramel malty, mild to moderate candy sugar, dry vinous aroma. Fairly fruity, grape, raisin, plum, dark caramel/toffee, mild candy sugar flavor with a dry, vinous finish. Pretty cool brew.
marcus (10493) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours murky brown with no head and a wine and molasses aroma. There is a toasty dark molasses flavor (a bit oxidized)with a sort of sweet and dry oak finish. JorisPPattyn (10061) - BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2011
Small dirty-cream head over clear copper-amber beer. Superb nose as from old, sweet wine, very vinous, vanilla. Sweet, brandy, vanilla, vanillabeans, coffeemilk, alcohol-preserved fruit, winecasks. Very complex, yet balanced flavourprofile. Better carbonated than most such ales, slick, alcoholwarming. Spectacular nose. Beer, however, is more sweet than suspected. tderoeck (10002) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
22/XII/15 - 37.5cl bottle from Geers, Hopduvel or the monastery shop @ Tim’s Amazing La Trappe Oak Aged Series Batch 2 Through 13 Tasting - BB: n/a, blended: IV/2011 (2015-1758) blipp (9502) - La Mesa, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Note: after hoarding the oldest of these beers for over 5 years, I decided to crack down on them, before they disintegrate.
Clear reddish brown beer, no head. Aroma: sweet, honey, caramel, alcohol, some vanilla, little oxidized. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet, quite some banana, bit sour, oxidized, caramel. Aftertaste: little spicy, banana, vanilla, some alcohol, more oxidation, alcohol.
Bottle. Pours amber with a thin head. Sweet malts, light spicy yeast, and dark fruits. Moderate oak, but really not a ton. Pretty good. Ibrew2or3 (8748) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2012
37.5cl bottle pours murky brown with amber edges and thin tan head. The aroma delivers dark fruity esters like raisins and prunes as well as some molasses, a touch of caramel and then a mild oak to vanilla to boozy heat sort of sensation is noticed at the end of the pull. The taste is rich with robust notes of brown sugar coated prunes and raisins. It quickly picks up additional notes of sweet vanilla, molasses, a touch of oak wood as well as some oak spiciness. Nice quad.