kermis (13485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle shared. Dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of caramel, light chocolate notes, overripe dark fruit and roasted malt. Flavour is above moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with above moderate carbonation. seynie (408) - Tienen, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2016
Pitch black with a beige head. Burnt caramel in the nose. Chocolate, latte, a hint of red fruit roasted malts. More dryness in the long finish. DwarfeD (3513) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
33cl bottel at De Gaeper. Very dark brown with a medium tan head. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Quite bitter with nice subtle sweet tones. Roasted malts, butterscotch, pine, choclate, coffee and spices. Very nice. mR_fr0g (12128) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle at the Hoegaarden cafe, 23/07/2015. Dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a lasting loose cream coloured head. Aroma is roast black barley malts, burnt toffee, fruit esters apple. Flavour is composed of harsh roasted barley, burnt toast, burnt sugar, bitter roast, carbonic acid. Palate is harsh very high carbonation, dry finish, semi sweet. Bit of hard work this. Closer to a RIS. kraddel (8172) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2015
Pours very dark, chocolate brown. Good and stable white head. Smell is chocolatty, mildly sweet, some earth, and some spice notes. Taste is bit sweet, some chocolate, some dark, roasty malts. easy drinkable MF and carbo. Well in balance. Mild bitter backbone, as well as grainyness. Spark of alcohol. Way to drinkable in general for the ABV. Lovely beer ! indeed way better than its blonde brother.
altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2015
5/15/2011 12:21:18 PM Bottle from Beer Temple. Dark brown with puffy, tan head. Nose of malts, slight notes, caramel. Taste also of malts, dark fruit caramel. Very subdued taste of barley, which is great in my opinion. Very agreeable. mmahut (1859) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours in dark body with frosty high head. Aroma has heavy caramel profile, plums, datk malts. Taste has caramel sweetness, toffee, alcohol warmness in the after taste, low bitterness. Body is heavy, oily, medium carbonation. Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2015
Dark brown beer with an off-white adhesive head. Smell is caramel, banana, mocha. Taste is mocha, banana, dark chocolat, caramel. Aftertaste is caramel, dark chocolat bitterness, spices. Werckmeister (3188) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 23, 2015
330ml bottle at home as part of European Local Swap 02/2015 from RW80, many thanks. dark brown color, big tan head. smells malty roasty, smoke notes, coffee, some spices, some sweetness. full body, slick carbonation, full mouthfeel. tastes malty roasty, spices, light smoke notes, some sweetness, liquerish, light alcoholic, some sweet coffee notes, light dried fruits. finishes alcoholic and with dried fruits. I rather like it, the creamy smoke notes work quite well the alcohol and other notes. androman (2351) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2015
On tap at Gollem Beer Café, amsterdam. Body is dark brown, head is medium, brownish, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is roasty, flavor is fruity, roasty, raisin, brown sugar, herbs. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bitter, alcohol is totally hidden. Full body, oily sticky texture. Great dessert beer, a bit heavy.