ekstedt (6528) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (75 cl), courtesy of Nisse666. Black with beige head. Caramelly, chocolatey aroma with salmiak, and some red berries. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Semi sweet, medium bitterness.
Nisse666 (6311) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Bianco & Rosso, Palau Sardinia cons 2012-09-01 Göteborg
AR: roasted malt, red berries
AP: pitch black
F: roasted malt, white sugary, fizzy, red berries, - were are the grapes???
gnoff (9594) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Nisse666! Sampled on September 1, 2012
Riserva 2011, BB MAR 2017, LOT 05-12
Clear dark brown color, brown head. Sweet, malty, grains, roasted, alcohol scent. Sweet, roasted, alcohol, char coal taste. Spicy and metallic aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
_angst_ (4556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Nisse666. Pours hazy deep brown with a big frothy brownish white head that leaves some trace and lacing on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, malty and spicy with dark bread, dark grapes, minerals, dry wood, caramel, cereal, alcohol, honey and red wine. Taste is sweet, malty and fruity with sweet dark bread, sheet metal, dark grapes, resinous wood, grass, alcohol, vanilla, cereal, prunes and minerals. Mouthfeel is round, tiny boozy and medium Bodied. Finish is sweet, tiny bitter and fruity with dark bread, dark grapes, lemon zest, prunes and alcohol.
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky brown with a thin tan head. Fruity nose with an emphasis on the orange peel. Low carbonation with black tea and dark berry flavors. Soft, freshening mouthfeel with a long finish.
daje (4131) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Bir&Fud Bottega, shared july 14th 2012.
Hazy amber body, small light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, raisins. Taste is sweet and fruity, chocolate, vanilla, blackberries, smoke, and a very winelike finish without going too far. A very different beer due to the winey notes, but a good one nonetheless
deyholla (10220) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to Mike! Pours a dark brown with a creamy brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has a strong red grape note with tannins and dark grain backing. Flavor has a combination of dark grains and chocolate with a strong tart grape note.
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 9, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours dark black with a small white head nose is red grapes, wood, vanilla and hay. Taste is sweet. So sweet up front that you would think it is going to run away out of control but the balance improves throughout into and great flavor. Mouthfeel is smooth and amazingly creamy. Heavy body and a huge aftertaste.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a bottle poured a syrupy black color with a small amount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a lingering finish.
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Sweet caramel aroma with dark fruit and grapes. Maybe a hint of orange. Sweet flavor with caramel and dark fruit. Hints of grape, chocolate and brown sugar. Finish is smooth and sweet and similar to the flavor with an added hint of citrus.