laiti (8069) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Fermentoren
Aroma has hay, some roasted tones, coffee and distant spicy tones. Flavour has spices, some roastiness, toffee and dryish coffee notes. Chili burn occurs after couple of sips. Nice.
tiong (6438) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Fermentoren, Copenhagen
Pours pitch black with a sticky foamy head. Aroma of spices, mild roastiness, cocoa and vegetables. Taste is smooth, mildly fruity and roasty with some spicy notes. Finish is smooth, hoppy and mildly roasty with hints of spices. Chili is missing in action here.
olio (9276) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ Fermentoren.
Pours dark red color with a large head. Herbal aroma with malts and some vegetables. Vegetables on the flavor as well, some caramel and licorice notes also. A bit harsh bitter palate with a spicy kick at the end. A bit weird but interesting. Sadly some off-notes here.
tricksta_p (3530) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate,coffee, chili. Flavour is more malts and coffee, with some damn tasty peppery notes in the dry finish. It’s in the aftertaste that the chilli truly shines.
gunnfryd (14112) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is chili, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is chili, roasted malt, hop, coffee, chocolate. Nice beer.
Lore (2168) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark brown colour, one inch creamy beige head; aroma of coffee, chocolate, and some spicy notes; taste of caramel and chocolate and spicy chilli aftertaste; good beer
Habanero (4026) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pours black with an average, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate notes and chili. Sweet flavor that ends up dry with some chili. Medium bodied oily texture and soft carb. A very nice Chili Ale.
caesar (6642) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, medium sample. Dark brown color, short frothy head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark bread. Bit malty bitter in taste, slight chili burn. Beer itself is a bit watery, lacks body, but the balance with the peppers is good. They give a soft spicy touch to it without overpowering the beer.
Benzai (14074) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle shared @ weekly tasting. Pitch black color, medium sized light brown color. Smell and taste malts, hops, peppers, light to moderately roasty. Moderate to heavy pepper / chili finish. Nit my kind of beer, too much for me.
DutchDrebus (5563) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ joes shared by benzai. Pitch black with a small beige head. Smells roasty, sweet, some chocolate. Tastes slightly spicy, alightly peppery after a while, roasty. Medium body, soft carbo.