Oh yeah, the second I opened the bottle and got that first bit of aroma I thought to myself, ‘This is why I’m doing this’.
Sweet, dark, malt, hint of coffee maybe, more likely liquorice and also real dark treacle smells filled my senses. The visual is what I imagined being nice, dark and heavy looking. While the taste is just a bit better than the smell. Smooth, I’ve learnt to use the word oily texture in drink and I must use it in this case, really nice. Pleasantly creamy, sweet during and aftertaste. In fact it is really sweet so I can see why some wouldn’t like it as much, but I have a sweet tooth and it is a welcome change to the pallet.
The 11% strength is hidden incredibly well, rather than taste the alcohol it gives you more of a warmth while drinking.
This near love letter of a review is for Kasteel Donker by Brouwerji van honsebrouck and I say good job, good job.
I want this again with chocolate buscuits.