Samtzu (487) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 22, 2017
750ml bottle. Pours a deep amber with slight off white head. Fruit and spice on the nose. Starts off as a medium body which quickly develops into a full body. Flavour is originally bitter but again quickly develops into an extremely rich sweet fruit and spice profile. The finish is a little bit of a let down as the alcohol comes through and the compelxity wears off. I would love to put another bottle down for a few years to see if this removes the end tastes. wekker84 (2390) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle a brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel dark fruits spicy some hops flavor malts caramel fruits spicy dark fruits and hops MiP (15920) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 1, 2017
Bottle, 10.0%. Rather weak fruity aroma. Almost clear dark amber colour. Big stable white head. The flavour starts off fruity and a little citric. A sort of woody citric note. Slightly sweetish flavour, dried fruit and mostly mellow alcohol. Has a little alcohol bitterness in the finish. martin00sr (4084) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 1, 2017
Nearly clear amber, white head. Malty aroma, some dried fruit, yeast, caramel. Flavour is sweetish with malt and dark sugar. Alc warmth, slightly boozy. Has some citrus sourness in the finish. Bamsen78 (5451) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 1, 2017
Bottle. Pours hazy darkish amber with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of malt, caramel, yeast and fruit, wit notes of cinnamon and hops. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with sweet notes of malt and yeast, and touches of caramel and fruit. Bitter aftertaste, with notes of booze. Warming alcohol presence. Decent but rather boozy.
MetalNHopHead (2014) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAR 17, 2017
This is one big, sexy, and Christmas-y Belgian Ale. Brown coloring, tan head. Fat malts and spice on the nose - brown sugar, molasses, and anise. Flavors of confectioner’s sugar, licorice, cocoa, and woodsy hops right at the finish. Smooth, rich mouthfeel. Given To Øl’s typically experimental style, Shameless Santa is a fairly traditional Strong Ale. Still, that’s not a complaint as it’s a rather good one. HuskerTan (2211) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - MAR 5, 2017
A- Oak, fruity, caramel, bubblegum.
A- Ruby color, clear liquid, minimal head.
T- Caramel, NyQuil.
P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, malty finish.
O- Lots of flavors going on and maybe a touch medicinal, but pretty good. Still not as complex as I thought it could be. ciocanelu (2592) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - FEB 20, 2017
Hazy dark amber color with tan head. Aroma is intense on the Belgian yeast notes, sugary with some dried fruits. Taste follows, slightly sweet, yeasty, a hint of oxidation, light earthy bitterness on the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Overall it’s a good belgian style ale with a nice mouthfeel. ALIBALI (2201) - Kiel, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2017
Krass kratzig ledriger Strong Ale Hobel. Burnt roggy und ultra hopfenbitter. Kantig und mit der Brechstange. Geilo :) ..aber dadurch auch etwas unausgewogen. Muss glaub ich, nochmal in den Keller ;). RARE BEER TASTING, BRAUKUNST LIVE 2017. Foffern (1919) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Pours a brown colour with an off-white head. The aroma and flavour is dominated by dried fruit, chocolate, leather, wort, licorice and some alcohol. Has a slick mouthfeel, full-bodied and light bitterness. A solid Belgian strong ale but needs some years in the cellar.