_angst_ (2767) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ The Rover. Pours hazy black with a creamy brownish beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is malty and tiny fruity with roasted malts, bitter chocolate, dark roast coffee, burnt cookies, prunes, raisins, charred wood and hints of pumpernickel bread. Taste is tiny sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, high quality dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, burnt wood, slightly sweet dark bread, cocoa powder, tobacco, burnt cookies, prunes, burnt raisins and hints of soil. Mouthfeel is round, creamy, slightly dry, tiny roasted astringent and medium to full bodied. Finish is bitter with roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, cocoa powder, burnt wood, burnt cookies and dark bread. Simple yet complex. Very soft, creamy and tasty.
Plovmand (6480) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pours jet black with medium brown head. Coffee and roasted malt in the aroma. Flavor is coffee, hard roasted malt and licorice. Great.
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 25, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Slightly roasted and semisweet aroma has coffee, bit dark fruits. Black, one finger dark brown head is creamy, good lacing. Good palate, soft and round, bittersweet and roasted, soft carbonation, dry bitter finish. Easy to drink, nuanced with great flavors, look and palate, enjoyed.
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ Söder Om Småland, Malmö. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor with hints of licorice. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.
SaintMatty (5242) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught (Göteborg Ölmässa 2013) - Dark brown in colour. Liquorice, roasted malt and coffee in the aroma. Chocolatey and roasted taste with notes of cocoa, liquorice, coffee and roasted malt detected. Easy to drink.
MagnusA (5) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice young porter. Some smoke malt appears. At launch part at Stearin in Gothenburg.
Nisse666 (4204) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2013 Draught at All in beer fest 2013 cons 2013-11-01 Göteborg
Named Collaboration Randell version, coffey infused beer;)
AR: fresh homebrewed coffey, espresso
AP: dark brown body, dark stouthy head
F: rich coffey - espresso, dry, white sugary / 3,8
Sample from cask at ÖWGBG cons 2013-04-12 Göteborg
AR: coffey beans, wee sousage, more coffey
AP: dark brown, dark brown high head
F: heavy chocolate, birk wood, dry coffey, leather, grainy, wee wee vanilla
ekstedt (5433) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at GBWF 2013. Black with beige head. Nice punchy roasted dark chocolate aroma with coffee and some hops. Meidum bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness.
larsniclas (5607) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at GBWF13
Black with a large, beige/brown head.
Loads of roasted malts in the aroma; chocolate, licorice, some peat.
Sweet and vinous flavour. Very roasted. A bit harsh, dry cocoa-bitterness.
rlgk (10510) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2014 Draught at Bishops Arms Avenyn, Göteborg. Black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted hazelnut aroma, cream, vanilla, licorice, chocolate, figs, raisins, caramel, cocoa powder, nutcreme, vanilla, warming alcohol. Roasted chocolate flavor, vanilla, cream, tar, ash, figs, cocoa powder, soot, burnt notes. This beer is at least one step better this time........
Old rating. Sample at En Öl&Whiskymässa 2013. Pitch black beer with a nice lasting brownish head. Roasted cocoa aroma, dark chocolate, smoked notes, licorice, earthy notes, raisins, rar, hay, some vanilla. Roasted cocoa flavor, tar, soot, petade notes, hay, licorice, some warming alcohol. Full bodied and with a nice chocolate finish, bringing smoke, hay, licorice and some cocoa powder. (3.7)