P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 14, 2004
raisony malt and chocolate, light roast in the nose. black with light brown commign through. sweet carmel, raison, smokey, chocolate. sweet, light signs of alc and loads of the Unibroue yeast BennyTicklez (621) - USA - APR 13, 2004
What a beer! Everything from the appearance of the bottle to the aftertaste of the beer is near perfect. It's a dark beer that doesn't fill you up like other dark beers seem to do. Try it today! PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - APR 13, 2004
NICE DARK BEER, ALMOST BLACK, WITH CREAMY HEAD,HINTS OF BURNT HOPS, AND A BITTER AFTERTASTE. NOT BAD AT ALL! jzzbassman (1638) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2004
No head, dark brown. Suffered from being a little too sweet, which didn't mix well with the funkiness of the yeast. Didn't care for the balance, which just lacked bitterness in the end. Overall, good but not as good as I expected based on the other Belgian styles from Unibroue. jeffin7 (613) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - APR 5, 2004
UPDATED: APR 8, 2004 Pours brown with almost no head. Aroma is almost entirely of straw/horse blanket. Flavor is straw/spice followed by a nice dark fruit background. This beer is soft in flavor and is more the type in which you have to actively search out the subtlies to find any real depth of flavor. The alcohol is almost undetectable. The palate is medium but fades to thin on the finish. Many of the less apparent flavor levels only come out at true room tempature, my first sip was chilled and left much to be desired so let it warm.
Jazzy (11) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 5, 2004
I tend to agree with "PushEject". Maybe my bottle got hot in transport or something. For some reason there was not alot to be desired. I had great expectations, but was a little let down with the almost mustiness, lack of carbonation and the overall sweetness. color was very dark and consistencey was thick. It did have some nice spices floating in the nose. Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - MAR 31, 2004
Clear dark brown big light head. Medium bodied a bit fruity and earthy, a very light but pleasant malt flavor. This is a real winner slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2004
750mL corked 03-1. Impressive head that lasted a few minutes, white. This is a sexy brew! Deep mahogany ruby. Thin lace holds to edge of glass. Slightly fruity, earthy, and some what leather like in scent. Taste is very fruity with an alcohol warth. Similar to sweetened pineapple juice, pear, and a slight linger of banana. The malts are superb! Very enjoyable and somewhat similar to wine. Wish this was more available in my area! Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2004
Pours nice deep brown with slight head and nice lacing. Aroma is slightly fruity, some malts, and a hint of leather and musk (similar to what you get from Duvel) Nice malty flavors with a complex finish. Some plum, and a hint of chocolate in the flavor. Nice finish. High alcohol is hidden very well. Enniskillen (2058) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAR 30, 2004
Aroma is of Dried Apricots, Malt, Dark Cherries, and I caught a slight coffee note. It had a big head that went down very quickly. Got much better as it warmed. Smoot on the palate and had perfect carbination. Was very sweet and a good Belgian.