rockana (216) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown with medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, smoke, roasted malts, some coffee. Sweet smokey with bitter notes. Pretty good one.
chrisv10 (10832) - DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Almost black with big beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, little smoke and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, little smoke, little liquorice, caramel, hop and medium bitter.
Rasmus40 (10698) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Almost black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and smoked meat. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. Nice and simple. 280714
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Huge tan head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, little smoke, little wood, chocolate and hops. Nice dry semi bitter finish.
jd543 (390) - SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with a massive beige head. Aroma of smoke, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, yeast. Taste is light sweet, with a sour and bitter finish. Thin oily texture, medium carbonation, perhaps over‐carbonated for the style. Good beer.
PeteBeerhead (2) - - JUL 25, 2014 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Robust porter flavor of subtle chocolate and berry with nice complementary smoke. Excellent representation of the style.
zacgillbanks (2168) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from York Beer & Wine. An inky black beer with a sour red fruit and chocolate flavour, smoked and liquorice notes with dry coffee on the finish. Very nice!
jookos (2003) - FINLAND - JUL 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black, tan head. Lovely soft smoky, soft roasty nose. Some milk chocolate there too. Really a nice balanced nose- beechwood smoke, chocolate. Soft smooth body, medium full. Nice texture, not too oily nor dry. Could be a bit more intensive, but real nice like this too.
POLK (2160) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fine balanced smoke beer with great color, good foam, lacks a little fullness.
Iznogud (630) - CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 330 ml from Za Popent, Ljubljana. Pours black with brown head. Smoked, roasted malts aroma and flavor. Some chocolate can be tasted as well.