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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A strong ale which has a deep amber color. The bouquet and aroma is full and fruity, with a smooth, round and vinous taste.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (16160) - DENMARK - MAY 11, 2011
Bottle. Dark copper/brown with small beige head. Flavour is malt, caramel, dark fruit, little bitter, vinous and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15777) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 10, 2011
Bottle @ J & Cs, Ulfborg. Thanks. Pours unclear amber with a small creamy white head. Nose is sweet of alcohol, caramel and fruit. Smooth and full bodied. Quite sweet. Warmth. Lack complexity. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2011
Bottle at home - Tasting. Cloudy amber/brown - offwhite head. High malty, red berries, sweetness, roasted malts, ryebread, ok bitterness.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14621) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 20, 2009
Bottle from Bottle Barn - hidden in a row of DoppelWeizen in the back cooler. Priced at $3.99 for 22 oz. Cant find a date, but with that price it cant be too young. Dark clear ruby color with a frothy 3-finger tan head. Aromas of dark fruit and caramel. Very smooth aroma. Medium plus body with creamy carbonation. Rather vinous -suggests dark sherry-, with raisins, dates, caramel and some decent hop. Its so rich theres almost a coffee note. The heat is not present until way into the finish, and even then its not bothersome. Despite the sweetness in the finish it has an astringent effect on the membranes. Like theres oak. Really good dark ale. Too bad N. CA is having a warm dry January, but Ill suffer with this winter warmer. Gladly. Gratefully.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14461) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, alcohol, dried fruits, fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, alcohol, hop, spices, dried fruits. full body. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (14070) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2007
Bomber poured a hazy brown with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of brown sugar, dark fruit and hints of carmel and toffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of maltiness, toffee, light molasses and a hint of dark fruit with a lingering semisweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (14013) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2011
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear ruby color with a moderate frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, earthy hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy dark fruit bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid complex beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (13765) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Nice aroma. Alcohol sweet blends nicely with the maltiness. Healthy mix of the two, with decent hops to complement. Goes down tremendously well.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (13692) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/15/15] Draught at Toronado in San Francisco. 2009 edition. Nice clear amber color. Aroma of malt, caramel, cookies and some old hops. Sweet caramelly flavor with cookies, stale hops, a bit of alcohol and a bitter finish. Rounded mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (13283) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2004
Deep red brown copper ale with an alchohol and fruity aroma, wth strong floral hops notes. Sweet malt and floral hops, with strong notes of plums or prunes. More hops in final. Rich bodied with alcohol warmth coming well.


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