Pyrmir (3194) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Aroma of coffee and not much else. Taste is pretty watery, some coffee notes. Clean Taste
Ktwse (1835) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black with about a finger of light tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, german sausage, light leather. Taste is roasted bitter, not very nuanced all the way through. Finish is lingering, bitter. Body is a tad too light but carbonation is well controlled.
AndySnow (2806) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Popeye, Tokyo. Black colour with a thick beige head. Creamy. Sweet licorice, coffee aroma. Flavour of dark fruit, plum, coffee, licorice.
VsXsV (2144) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Almost opaque deep brown liquid with small light tan head. Aroma of smoke, caramel, biscuit, light butter and light coffee. Taste is dry and light bitter with notes of peat, smoke, caramel and light butter. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. A bit smoky and also not that roasted.
rarbring (1244) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma: Smelling of burnt bread, figs, coffee and smoked meat.
Appearance: A hazy brown colored beer. A tan head with good lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting dark bread, smoked sausages, dark chocolate and dark coffee.
Palate: Medium low carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a very dry finish.
Overall: Very nuch hard roasted malt, almost too much.
Note: Bottle 360 ml. Reviewed 2013-04-09.
SaintMatty (5081) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Very dark brown, almost black in colour. Coffee, chocolate and roasted malt in the aroma. Roasted taste with notes of coffee and chocolate standing out.
gyllenbock (4397) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at a tasting at Systembolaget, March 2013.
Clear dark brown, almost black with a tan head. Soft with roasted malt, some nuts, chocolate and notes of hops. Slightly bitter finish. Dry and easy to drink, a relaxed one.
thb (671) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Basically black, not much head from my pour. Dry, bitter stout, with very dark chocolate, burnt toast. Quite harshly bitter without corresponding richness. Still fairly drinkable and a not unpleasant experience.
motelpogo (6203) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 21, 2012
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Popeyes in Tokyo. Dark purple to black with a modest head; really strangely watery texture, next to no carbonation; light but unconvincing peat and cocoa powder. Dull finish
GothGargoyle (1112) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cola colour with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, pecan, hint of liquorice. A little thin on the palate with a nutty and slightly bitter finish. Taste is brazil nuts, caramel, burnt toast.