Senap (512) - Uppsala, - APR 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Svart som synden, en doft som påminner russin. Inte alls lika söt som man skulle kunna tro. Ganska snäll i smaken, beror det på lagring?
SaintMatty (6131) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml Bottle - Black with a tan head. Blackcurrant, raisins, cocoa and some earthy notes in the aroma. Blackcurrant, roasted malt, plums and cocoa feature in the smooth taste.
ruigo (1799) - PORTUGAL - NOV 2, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle. Opaque black colour with floating sediments and nice tan head. Roasted malts, coffee, licorice and cocoa in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is bittersweet with some cocoa and coffee notes. Overall, a good beer.
Wixie (175) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black as night, average head. Aroma of stout. Medium body, little carbonation. Taste is light, stout.
beermaris (195) - LATVIA - JUL 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very strong roasted malt aroma, also in taste the same in combination with sourness. Dark brown.
Alusmamuts (1156) - LATVIA - JUL 5, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with small beige head. Slight roasted malt aroma. Roasted malt bitterness, some metallic notes.
kerenmk (3467) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 29, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks tderoeck. Murky brown and ugly. Malt, cold coffee, mud and some roast in the nose, Roasty, malty, coffee and soft bitterness in the mouth. Medium-to-full body, roasty finish.
AshtonMcCobb (4200) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk. A couple of years past BBD.
Appearance - deep brown/black with a nice head.
Nose - treacle, a bit of a sour apple on the top.
Taste - treacle again, dry blackberry, toffee, dry smoky charcoal thing.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a tangy dry finish.
Overall - a very interesting beer.
Stuu666 (7804) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ash’s. Pours deep brown, nose is sweet caramel, berry, light treacle, taste is fizzy, dry, malty.
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Ash?s. Aged by cagarvie! Pours opaque brown with a thin off-white head. Aromas of apple, toffee. Taste is musty, apples, toffee. Charcoal, dry finish.
DSG (9303) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 24, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Cloudy brown. Aroma of malt, caramel, some roast, cardboard, dark fruits compote. Sweet flavor with cardboard, a bit of caramel, fruitiness, and a bitterish roasty finish. Medium-bodied. 2 months before BBD but already feels too old.