anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2008
Draught @ WABF 2008. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor. Roasted malty slightly nutty caramel finish. madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2011
6th June 2009Koelschtrinker (20399) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 17, 2011
Clear dark brown beer. Semi soft and semi dry palate. Very slighty tangy malt with a dry chocolate - herb taste on the back of the tongue. Easy drinking and unusual beer.
„Asia-Shop“-Geruch, kernig, leicht süß. Malzig-würziger Antrunk, etwas fremdartig, herb-würzig auf asiatische Weise. Leicht nach Soja, angenehm aromatisch, im Verlauf weiter würziger werdend. Im Abgang zudem sehr interessant aromatisch, desweiteren süßlich-röstig. Sehr intersssant! Vielen Dank an den Doppelbock für das Bier! 7/11/12/11/7/11
Oakes (17680) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2008
Slightly hazy chestnut colour. Nutty aroma with something a little strange - pandan leaf I’m assuming. Full-bodied for a brown. Great nutty flavour. Some quality depth in the malt, too. bhensonb (15195) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Bottle from Liquid Solutions. Pours a very dark brown with a three-finger beige/tan head. Aroma is spicey/nutty. Near medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is roasted malt with some sort of earthy flavor. Rather different - like green/earth. Finish is fairly clean, and definitely not sweet. Not all that bitter either. But the interesting flavor is enough to make this a very tasty beer.
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 3, 2008
(22oz bottle, thanks acrdz) Creamy tan head atop cloudy mahogany body. Aroma is moderately sweet, artificial chocolate, light cherry/raspberry. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, caramel, some cherry, cereal, bread, sourness. Medium body. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 18, 2009
(22oz bottle) Pours a mahogany body with a small beige head. Aroma of cocoa, palm sugar, toasted bread, and nuts. Flavor of roasted malt, dark fruit, light chocolate, and caramel. hopscotch (11101) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2008
Bottle... GIABMISGFAB... This beer rocks!... Clear, dark caramel-colored ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. The nose offers a caramelized foundation with sweet, rich notes of roasted almonds, hazelnuts and milk chocolate. Full-bodied with a whole-milk mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Sweet, nutty flavor... richest brown ale I’ve ever tasted. Finishes like it began; sweet and nutty. Kudos to Beershine and Oakes for hauling this world class brown ale to the island with them! kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2008 Date: 05/24/2008sebletitje (10080) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2010
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: clear dark brown, wispy beige head, streaks of lace,
Aroma: chocolate aroma with a dark caramel aweetness and a growing nutty character,
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, dark caramel adds a touch of sweetness, nice nuttyness, light earthyness for balance,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
courtesy of goodzoid10
pours brown, off-white head, effervescent.
aroma, funky leafy, nutty, caramel, unusual but interesting.
flavor, palm sugar definitely adds a refreshing palate, fruity, apple like, leafy/herbal mouthfeel with a nice and mild nutty palate. Medium carbonation. As the beer warmed up, the whole butty, palm sugar and pandan leaf became more prominent.
Worth the try and nice use of ingredients I wasn’t expecting to see in a beer.