Idiosynkrasie (3730) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Jet black colour with average to huge, thick, creamy, fairly lasting and lacing, beige to tan head. Roasty dark malty aroma, notes of cocoa, coffee and grainy coffee surrogate, a salty touch, hints of liquorice. Taste is dry and minimally tart, roasty dark malty, slightly salty, subtle chocolately sweetness, some cocoa and coffee; soft palate, smooth carbonation. Wonderful!
Camons (5855) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ DØE Sommerfest. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, oat, chocolate, light coffee. Flavor is malts, coffee, oat, chocolate, light salty. Thin to medium body, lively carbonation. 200814
Beerhunter111 (7150) - Hasborn, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach bitterer Schokolade, Röstmalz, etwas Kaffee. Geschmack sehr schokoladig, röstmalzig, leicht fruchtig, holzig, Vanille.
bax (1129) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle 20/08-2014) low brown head, black color, roasted aroma and taste, fit body, medium co2, rather long roasted aftertaste.
hawthorne00 (2408) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black with a dense tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted barley, brine, iodine. Carbonation is quite lively. Fairly rich with mocha, roasted and briny flavours. A bit of prune in there too. Rather dry and moderately bitter at the end. Tidy and satisfying.
bluevegie (3052) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black body with dark tan head. Dark chocolate on the nose with a touch of brine. Similar in the taste, fairly smooth, coffee coming through as well. Drinkable.
ansjelaah (1356) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @benzai. Black color with a beige head. Smells and tastes coffee, roastes malts, sweet, some chocolat.
DutchDrebus (3967) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ benzai. Dark brown to black colour with a medium sized beige to lightbrown head. Smells earth, ash, coal, roasty. Tastes sweetish, hint of liquorice, roasty, slightly earthy. Thin to medium body, nice crisp carbo.
Benzai (8127) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus and Ansjelaah. Opaque black color, full sized quickly diminishing brown head. Aroma is malts, lightly roasted malts, lightly earthy. Taste is about the same with malts, roasted malts, lightly caramel, a bit earthy, decently bitter, a hint of toffee. Medium body and carbonation. Good stout.
wvhoran (194) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, tasting at Cool Wine. Black with a tan head. Roasted malts, light coffee. Slightly burnt/acidic flavour, nice bitterness. A bit rough, would be nice to try this on cask.