Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Low fluffy brown head. Pitch black body. Coffee cocoa vanilla wood aroma. Slightly sour coffee spicy sharp rye flavor. Low carbonation. Long aftertaste.
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@Monks Porterhouse, Stockholm. Quite much pitch black colour with a big foamy beigeish brown head. Aroma is fruits, some chocolate, roasted malts, mild rye as well as some slight coffeeish notes. Flavour is quite much the same with some slight sour wooden notes in addition to it. Also some mild yeastyness.
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Looks great in the glass with a black look and thick creamy brown head. Strongly roasted aroma with sweetbread and peaty notes. Dry smoked flavor with bitter roasted notes. Powerfull and well brewed.
Habanero (2753) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2010
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Pours opaque, black with a brown glow and a 1 1/2 fingers high, creamy and deep beige head. Excellent lacings. Nose of roasted malts, chocolate and notes of smoke. Rsther dry flavour with, bitter chocolate, coffee and liqourice. Full bodied. Oily texture. Nice and malt bitter finish. Balanced and enjoyable.
omhper (19975) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Monk’s Porterhouse, Stockholm. Very black, rich beige head. Heavily tary and salty. dense and full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Rather sweet and oily with big bold flavours. Drying out in a finish with salty bitterness and notes of old damp blanket.
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Ørsted Ølbar og Café. Black with a big, creamy, light brown head. Delicate spicy fruit nose. Sour notes, tart berries, chocolate hints and roasted coffee. Not easy to detect the smokiness though there are some hints; it is more Belgian in character.
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Poors an opaque black with a beige head and hints of lacings. Bitter and some sweetness. Aromas of toasted malts, dark chocolate, rugbrød and some brettanomyces. Medium to full bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish with coffee aromas. Good.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. "Black with a rich dense pale brown head. Rich aroma of roasted malts, salty licorice, spices, red berries and dark chocolate. Nearly full-bodied with notes of black chocolate, cocoa-powder, spices, rye-bread and nut-shells. Smooth, bordering to sticky mouthfeel. Long medium-bitter finish of black chocolate, rye and spices. Well-hidden alcohol. Tasty!
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 7.7%. Vinous aroma, quite bretty. Black colour. Big stable brown head. The flavour starts off refreshingly bretty, then turns roasted and slightly sweet. Finishes with some grassy aroma hop notes, and more brett. Pleasant oily mouthfeel, quite smooth.
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 50 cl. Medium big thick foamy brown head that mostly lasted. Fair display of lacework. Pitch black color. Aroma of mild roasted malt, hint of smoke, light floral feel. Over the palate came heavy unexpected lovely roasted malt, nice undertone of smoke, light wood like feel, mild pine and again floral notes in there as well. Medium to full bodied with an average carbonation and dry thick texture. Moderated bitter and sweet flavor in balance. Lingering roasted malt, liquorish, Smokey dry finish. Well balanced and quite nice indeed.