reebtogi (6315) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2012
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a huge white head that settles to leave some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is fruity with some malts and yeast with some hints of spices. Taste is fruity and malty sweet with some yeast and light hop bitterness and hints of spices. Medium body and lots of carbonation. This is a truly outstanding beer. GRM (4075) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2007
Brown bottle, 500 ml, part of Old Stock IV with Dum, Ian, Lubière and Steve, enjoyed November 10 2006; eye: amber, golden, light effervescence, no head; nose: Madeira, caramel, stale; mouth: acrid, peppery, carbonated, fizzy, acrid finale with light bitterness, full body, lightly sweet, mildly bitter, no balance; overall: not so good
Bouteille brune, 500 ml, dégustation Vieux Stock IV avec Dum, Ian, Lubière et Steve, savouré le 10 novembre 2006
oeil : ambrée, dorée, légère effervescence, pas de mousse; nez : madère, caramel, éventée; bouche : âcre, poivrée, carbonatée, pétillante, finale âcre avec légère amertume, corsée, légèrement sucrée, moyennement amère, pas équilibrée; en résumé : pas terrible mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle (best before ’01). Deep reddish orange in color with a little tan head. Sweet cardboardy aroma. Malty caramel notes. Malty and dark fruity flavor. Plums and raisins. Stale caramel notes. Sweet tasting. Medium bodied. Unbalanced beer. Ok. Eyedrinkale (3214) - Astoria, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle (best before ’01). Ligoff white head. h brown with red color and a durable off white head. Aroma is a bit oxidized with a sweet maltiness that remiinds me of oatmeal. Taste is more malt with some over ripe tangerine and plums and stale caramel. Time probably did this beer some good as it’s just an okay beer now. I don’t get any Belgian yeast flavor in this as it sort of tastes like a malt liquor (not that I have much experience with them). Lubiere (13992) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2006
Deep red copper ale with a thin white head. A nice vinous maderized aroma, with light orange peels, quite nice. In mouth, a rather harsh malt which didnt survive the time (about 1997), varnish, wood, lost a lot of sweetness and body. Sad but inevitable. Shared with the Outaouais Crew, at Old Stock Tasting No. IV, Nov.11 2006.
fiulijn (20806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2006
Cloudy amber color. Strong malt aroma, mature. Malty taste, strong, sweet, sweet caramel, toffee, not enough bitter, the final has a strong toffee character. Unbalanced. Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - MAR 1, 2006
Vintage1997 bottle.ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2006
Disappearing head, muddy amber colored body. Malty and bready aroma with some sour fusty hints. Malt, nut, cookie and light spices in the flavor, dry and rather fusty from the age but still all right!
Vintage 1997, Cloudy orange beer with an off white head. Malty and dark fruit sweet aroma with a faint alcohol note. Malty and fruity flavor, mixed with the alcohol gives it a sherry like taste. anders37 (26726) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2006
Bottle. 1997 vintage. Hazy amber colour with a off-white head. Malty flavor and hints of caramel. Malty and a little fruity flavor. Hints of caramel and dark fruits. Some weak hints of bitterness in the aftertaste. Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
Bottle, Vintage 1997. Amber colour with a off-white head. Caramel malty, fruity aroma and a sweet caramel, fruity taste. Medium body with a sweet fruity finish, taste old.