olio (5897) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. BBE 13.08.2018.
Pours dark brown color with a small head. Licorice and roasted malts on the aroma, some vanilla and wood also. Malty, caramelly falvor, chocolate, dark fruits and some coffee. Very dry ashy palate. Seems to have stood the test of time nicely.
lusikka (5996) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, soy sauce and some wooden notes. Flavour of roasted malts, strong salty licorice, soy sauce, wood, dark berries, alcohol and grains. Full bodied and soft carbonation. Very salty and pungent. Heavy.
laiti (5517) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle @ olio, BBE 03.04.2015
Aroma has sweet cocoa tones. Also some hay, salty licorice and toffee. Flavour has overwhelming salty licorice and alcohol. Also some soy sauce. Salty licorice and alcohol are way too dominant for my taste.
tiong (3647) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, ash, licorice, dark chocolate, espresso and mocha. Taste is roasty, stingy and salty with loads of licorice, dark chocolate and espresso. Finish is stingy, roasty and salty with ashy leather, dark chocolate, espresso and loads of licorice. Quite heavy and salty imperial stout.
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, cocoa and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 020514
Borup (5675) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at CBC 2014. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel, hops and licorice.
TheJestersBeer (2034) - SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CBC.
Pours pitch black with a brown head.
Semi-sweet, full bodied, high bitterness, creamy CO2.
Roasted taste, chocolate, ash, coffee, earth, cloves, licorice. Dry finish. Nice!(2014-05-02)
chrisv10 (10786) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ CBC, 14. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, medium sweet, hop and medium bitter.
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. 2nd Session. Pours black with a beige head, aroma of caramel, chocolate, alcohol and wood, flavor is bitter with chocolate, alcohol, wood and coffee, medium bodied.
Pyrmir (3252) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at CBC 2014. Black with tan head. Aroma heavy, coffee, chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is thick, alcohol, coffee, chocolate with some acidity