MiP (13725) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at KØ09. Mild vinous aroma. Black colour. The flavour is quite peppery. Nicely sweet with a hint of smoke and vanilla. Good.
FrankJohansen (3604) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black colour with a small creamy head. Powerful aroma and taste of coffee, licorice and chocolate. Lasting finish.
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at CBF.
Pours pitch black with no head whatsoever.
Aroma is roasted malt, dark fruits, coffee, chocolate and vanilla.
The mouthful is great, smooth and well balanced, with flavours of roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits, liquorice, chocolate and weak coffee notes.
Plovmand (6560) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pitch black body with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted coffee beans, bitter chocolate, spices and vanilla. Lovely combination of caramel, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, licorice and hops. Warming alcohol in the finish. Creamy body. Fantastic brew.
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBF09. 50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Dark roasted malt. Dense chocolate and slight smoked too. Roasted malt and dark chocolate flavoured. Smooth and flavourful finish. Need to resample a full bottle of this.
saxo (14152) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CPH beerfestival. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, wood and caramel.
Pinball (10908) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle at Københavnske Øldage 2009
pitch dark, no head.
aroma is sweetish "barrel aged", roasted grains, and sugar.
flavor is balnced stoutish roasted grainish, balanced woodish, alc well hidden considered the strength.
thewolf (11209) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Ølfestival, Valby, 2009.
Pours completely black with a small, creamy, beige film head. Aroma is sweet, very powerfully roasted, some chocolate and a slight bit vinious. Nice creamy and slightly grainy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, some fat maltiness. Light bitter, lightly burning alcohol. Coffee, chocolate and a flowery finish. A bit too much alcohol to be really good.
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Københavns Øldage 2009, Valby. Black Black Pitch Black - no head. Roasted, burned, raisins, sweetness, licorice, coffee, syrup, brown sugar, vineous, light alcoholic burn - but not much - 16% !!!!
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Taster at DØ-festival, Valby, DK.
Black with nice brown head. Aroma of a load of coffee, roasted malt and spices. Flavor is chocolate, caramel, vanilla, a touch of alcohol and a solid bitterness