Niller (341) - Hammel, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap@Mikkeller Bar, CHP. Pitch black colour with a beige head. Roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruity, coffee, caramel, licorice, notes of smoke. Very nice roasted smooth mouthfeel. Nice.
Desverger (867) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap@Mikkeller bar - Colour is pitch black, with a medium beige head. Malty, roasted and toasty, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, caramel, slight toffee, slight smoke, some dark fruits. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. Great stuff!
kiwianer (2916) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The head is robust and brown. It smells coffee, roasty, chocolate. The taste is intensive, creamy, roasty, darkmalty, a bit alcoholic. Very creamy and decent beer! 3.7
blankboy (5603) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
[Bottle (500ml).] Pours a nice-looking dark amber-brown, almost black, with an average size frothy beige head and lacing on the glass. Nice aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, leafy hops, alcohol and lactic notes. Flavourís just as good, roasty with a good amount of leafy hops, lots of chocolate and coffee, some alcohol, licorice and a big roasty bitter finish. Alcohol is failry well hideen considering the abv. Medium bodied. Nice mouthfeel. Simply superb.
solidfunk (2587) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Wonderful beer. Complex, rich and roasty. Pours black with great head of mocha foam and lacing. Well-rounded roast malt with some smoke to boot. Hops, light booze aroma, light caramel toffee, chocolate and coffee. Thick and complex on palate with finish one-third sweetness and two-thirds bitter. Palate is huge and here and balance impeccable. Texture is thick and a little creamy. Bottle from lcbo.
Radek Kliber (6287) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma: milder ,medium intensity. Dry alcohol with chocolate backing. Slight peppery finish..
Apperance: poured as dark brown with lighter tanned rocky fine top. Nice fine lace.
Taste/Palate etc. medium semi dry front. Molasses, dark malts with side bitterness. Slightly chalky feel. Alcohol well covered under dark malts. Good.
gmellison (243) - Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to adnielsen. Pours a dark almost purple brown. Aroma is plums, dark chocolate and bourbon. Flavor is bourbon and chocolate.
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Gregís palace. Picked up ages ago @ Wilburís (maybe 2 years ago). Pours an ink black appearance with a fairly thin brown head. Big anise, roasty malty, a touch smoky, dark fruity, fig aroma. Pretty fucken smooth. Delicious, creamy, burnt malty, somewhat creamy, chocolate, black licorice, woody flavor. Really nice roasty malty aftertaste. Excellent! Need to pick up some more of these!
bunget (387) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Pitch black body, small chocolate head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of alcohol, dark chocolate, vanilla beans, roasted malts, a little woodsy. Taste of burned sugar, roasted malt, chocolate syrup, light coffee, a touch herbal and medicinal. Heavy, sticky, oily and not so elegant.
thorongil2 (914) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) clear dark brown colour with a small brown head; aromas of berries, roast; dry flavour with a strong bitter finish