nittanyjim (118) - - MAR 19, 2016
Deep brown/red, like an unfiltered apple cider. Sweet, yeasty, fruity nose...not too overpowering. Thick tan head that disappears with lacing after a few minutes. Spices, fruit, slight bittering hops dominate the taste. Nutmeg, weak cinnamon, banana, cloves. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy with mild carbonation. tderoeck (9656) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 29, 2016
17/II/16 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - BB: III/10/15 or 16 (smudged ink) (2016-163) Thanks to Tim DB for picking me up this bottle!tfontana (962) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Clear purple brown beer, creamy beige irregular head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: sweet malts, caramel, some banana, hint of mocha. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: some alcohol, banana, lots of dried fruits, bit earthy, dark chocolate, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: lots of dried fruits, raisins, banana, caramel, soft sweetness, more chocolate.
Bottle pour into tulip pint glass. Aroma is strong dark fruit/apple smell with astringent alcohol like acetone or witch hazel. Appearance is deep red, almost like a sangria, with huge chunks of dark yeast floating about (forgot to withhold last bit in the bottle--d’oh!), no sparkle, quickly-fading 1/2 finger-width head to ring of off-white. No lacing. Taste is dark fruit moderate sweetness. Palate is medium bodied with sticky, thick texture, lively carbonation (stings a little) and dry finish. Overall, this certainly gets the fruity end of the taste scale but lack of complexity and deficits in aroma, appearance and palate drag it down. daniele (9063) - ITALY - FEB 10, 2016
on tap nut medium head goid malty note dry fruit fruity
nocciola quasi scura bella schiuma media persistenza buona maltatura frutta secca nocciola fruttato tnkw01 (1753) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy, dark amber with a very small off-white head. Aroma is spicy with hints of caramel. Taste is spicy and slightly sweet like brown sugar.
crajun (1242) - , Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Interesting beer - parts of this are outstanding - armoa, color, and some of the taste... more of a winter warmer than dubbel...great aroma of dark fruits, toffee, brown sugar. dirty hazy dark brown sludgy pour. taste better as it warms and some great flavors - doesn’t all come together perfectly but worth a couple of bottles. edwardbass (837) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Definitely like a dubbel. Caramel, dried raisins/figs, sour yeast along with very mild hops bitterness. Fairly warming. Would be better with food as opposed to just on its own, as I tried it. Sammer (1119) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Copper pour from the bottle. Taste is grain, dough, mild citrus, malt and booze. Warm finish. Nice. Thechasm442 (1005) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle to pint glass. Brown in color with a tan head and little lacing. Aroma is toffee, caramel, and malts. Flavor is sour malts, toffee, and more rich caramel. Average mouthfeel and somewhat sticky. Ok beer. fuzzcro (295) - Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Perfect vintage label! Great color and a nice flavor. A decent winter ale..smooth and no distinct flavor overpowers...nice blend.