The Sixth Glass

750 mL corked & caged bottle with the Batch #68100.
Pretty BIG pop on opening with some gun smoke.
Poured in several stages into the Terrapin 22 oz snifter. Body is a dark orange, murky color with a light tan ring of lace but none on the glass. Thin film of fine bubbles on the surface of the beer. Subsequent aggressive pours produce more frothy head.
Nose has some significant sweet alcohol and a little Belgian candy. This comes through exactly the same in the tastes. It actually seems more like an English Barleywine to me, and it lacks much Belgian style character. Alcohol is present but not near the level I was expecting. A touch of sherry and marzipan as well.
Carbonation is a touchy prickly and surprising for the ABV.
Very drinkable considering the ABV.

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04/02/2009
Format:
bottle
ABV: 10.5 %
Appearance: 4
Taste: 4
Mouthfeel: 3
Smell: 4
Overall: 4
Total: 3.9
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