Taste: This smells really strong. Like a barley wine. But... Uh oh. Raspberries!!! What is it with Trappists and raspberries? It doesn't have as much cherry bakewell as I initially estimated. This is actually really nice and anyone with a penchant for sweetness will get a real bang out of this.
Appearance: Over-friendly monk on the bottle drew me in. He wants friendship. Right now! Ale is the same colour as this glass bird i grew up with in the house.
Would you buy 2? I think I could. Nice to have something strong close by. Just in case....
Would you buy 4? What kind IOC scenarios would call for four of these!?! Too terrifying to think about.
Rating (out of 7): 5***** the smell wins an extra star. Hot like fortified wine!
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