Grima (2089) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Bierkompass!
Pours deep black with creamy off-white head. Smell has lots of coffee and burnt roasted malts. Starts with lots of coffee, sweet chocolate and roasted malts. Middle part has toffee, sweet chocolate, coffee and burnt malt notes. Goes into a sweet chocolatey finish with lots of burnt malts and coffee.
weark (294) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color with a fast disappearing beige head, Aroma is heavily smoky, dark chocolate, roasted malt - Flavor is smoky, smoked meat, sweet malt, and chocolate - Medium body, light carbonation, sweet, sweet malt smoky finish - Really good a little bit too sweet
Koelschtrinker (10479) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - NOV 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rauchig malziger Beginn. Dezente Bitterkeit, etwas trocken. Rauchig, schokoladig, geringer bitter, süffig. Zum Ende deutlich röstiger werdend. Stimmig. 10/10/11/11/12/11
pentaz (1238) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a small quickly dissapearing kakhi head and dark reddish brown color. Aroma is dark malts, sweet prune, vinous mild smoked. Medium-light body, taste is roasted malt, prune, dark caramel. Ends dry, somewhat woody/smoked.
daje (2233) - NORWAY - JUL 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Very dark brown, red tint, big beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, chocolate. taste is roasty and burned, more roast than smoke, with spice, dark fruits, coffee and cocoa. Roasty and smoked bitter finish, an excellent beer
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark ruby, firm beige head. Malty sweetness, discreet balance by background hops, mild smokiness. A bit too polite. Smoke in the finish. Would be nice with food.
POLK (2216) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
DEC11: nice porter with a good smoky flavor. will not be too much even if you are exposed to a pint. I expected more intense røgsmag.Meget smoky aroma but only slightly smoky in flavor.
Rangi (567) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smooth and mellow with a light smokey finish on each sip. Really enjoyed kicking back the end of the day raining outside and sipping on this porter.
trapez (1514) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - APR 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Smoked wood, tar and a hint of rubber in aroma. Dark brown colour with beige head. Smoked, bitter flavour with anis and some dark chocolate. Long aftertaste of liquorice.
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ruby, firm beige head.
Malty sweetness, discreet balance by background hops, mild smokiness. A bit too polite. Smoke in the finish. Would be nice with food.