tderoeck (8774) - Gent, - NOV 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2012 26/X/2012 - 75cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ Klaas’ place - BB: n/a (2012-1197)
Clear ruby red to purple beer, small off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: caramel, raisins, sweet, some spices, bit bready, grains. MF: lively carbon, too much actually, medium body. Taste: little bitter, caramel, brown sugar, bit sourish, spices, some star anise, liquorish, mocha, some banana. Aftertaste: caramel, spices, liquorish, aniseed, some bitter hops, bit woody, dried fruits, banana, raisins, some alcohol. Pretty complex, but not my thing.
Sissio (1483) - Orsenigo, ITALY - DEC 22, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ home
Clear mahogany, brown head
Carbonated, cream, cellar, yeasts, winey, light mou, black cherries, rye bread
Carbonated, brown rye bread crust aftertaste, dry marsala wine
Very well balaced
zvikar (5593) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 21, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours brown to red with a beige head, aroma of honey, caramel, fruits and chocolate, flavor of chocolate, caramel and fruits, medium bodied
GenDV138 (6688) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle poured into a Bruery tulip. No bottle date but bought in July 2013. Assuming this is a 2012 bottle if it was a Fall/Winter release. Dark brown with a finger of light tan head. Aromas of dark fruit, caramel, Christmas spices, light rye. Tastes of dark fruit, caramel, spices, some rye, raisins. Medium body with a dry finish.
caesar (6858) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, large sample. Dark brown color, medium brown frothy head. Aroma of roast, bit mocha, cookie, spicy rye, some coffee. Bit sweet cookie and biscuit in taste, grainy and slight spicy rye, and roasty and chocolatey bitterness. Chewy palate. I liked it.
daje (4209) - NORWAY - OCT 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Brown body with a tanned head. Aroma of licorice, rye, peppers. Taste is sweet and spicy, nuts, banana hints. Roasty finish, with spicy rye in aftertaste. Very nice.
Fredd_an (250) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fantastisk stor, stor krona med både små å stora bubblor, mörk brun färg, lätt maltig, karamellig, knäck doft! Knäckig smak blandat med en jävla massa Hult kryddor & mint, mintchoklad nästan, ganska söt &, mörk malt fyllig, slät eftersmak med blandade kryddor som koriander & jäst?
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Garlic_of_Doom (636) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. No idea of how old this was as there was no date code. Anyhow:
Dark brown with a dense beige head.
Aroma is sweet with canned fruit, spices and chocolate.
Taste is sweet caramely, metallic, peppery (rye I guess) and with some chocolate.
Medium body, high carbonation, round mouth feel.
Metallic bitter after taste.
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very fruity in the nose. Less at the taste. Caramel, bread, grains. Not bad at all. Like most of this brewery.
jackafholmes (1005) - - MAY 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from brewdog sheffield. Dark brown with small white head. Aroma is toffee and cherry. Taste is sweet and slightly tart. Body is medium.
s_hartshorne (2714) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle brewdog Sheffield. Dark red good tan head. Aroma is malts molasses red fruits taste same nice strong sweet malts light hoppy bitters. Ok body. Tasty.