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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ Halloween Tasting by cgarvieuk.

Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, wood, moderate burnt. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, licorice notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101030]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40454) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2009
35.5 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small chocolate brown head. Sweet, roasted and yeasty aroma. Spiced and roasted malt flavoured. Distinct liqourice touch. Bitter and roasted acidic touch. Ends dry and roasted with a lingering light liqourice touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34360) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2009
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a huge dark brown head - seems over carbonated - is it an infection? The aroma has notes of chocolate, malt, roasted malt, and citrus fruits - infection? The flavor is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt, soy sauce, chocolate, and alcohol, leading to a dry roated and chocolate soy sauce finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of scrizz. Pours an opaque black with a thick, light brown head with excellent retention and some lacework. Sweet hard roasted malt in the nose with some vanilla. Medium body, sweet vanilla and licorice - lots of vanilla actually. A little hard roast malt in the finish. 091109

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2010
bottle at halloweeen tasting ...deep black ... thin tan head .... sweet woody roast malt nose ... sweet toffee roast malts ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2006
Pretty damn black. Smokey, tarry, nutty aroma. Smooth, thick, oily body. Rich and decadent sweet chocolate, with accents of smoke, roast and charred roast beef. Massive flavour. Late alcohol, roasty sting, fairly dry. The intensity is brisk, the balance a bit off. The overall package is not spectacular, but this has some things going for it...it has a certain appeal though I could see some folks not liking this much at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14092) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 7, 2009
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours a very dark brown/black with a 3-finger dark tan head that lasts. Aromas of dark fruits, dark chocolate and darkly toasted malt. Near full bodied with creamy carbonation. Flavor is unusual. Kind of like burnt toast covered with chocolate coated prunes or cherries. Getting some coffee, but that might be cause I just had Mokah. Seems a little oaky. It’s more complicated than I am. Finishes mouthwateringly dark fruity/chocolaty. This one is worth seeking out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a black color with an minimal frothy brown head that mostly diminished and produced fair lacing. Moderate toasted malt and dark fruit aroma. medium to full body with a dry smooth sticky texture and flat carbonation. Complex toasted malt and dark fruit flavor with a medium to heavy sweet smooth finish of moderate to long duration. Very well balanced dark fruit stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 16, 2009
(12oz bottle) Pours a dark mahogany body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, maple syrup, raisins, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, and coffee with a somewhat bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (12081) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2008
Bottle. [thank you, after4ever]
Pours pitch black with a wonderful, creamy brown head. Wonderful exotic aroma. Tobacco, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, sugar, port and roasted malts. Quite high carbonation, relatively lively. Slightly oily in feel. Flavour is to the sweet side, with a light fruitiness to the roasted malts. Lots of sweet coffee, dark, mild chocolate. Finish is relatively bitter with a great aftertaste of roasted chocolate.

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