gegwilson (1517) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from the York Beer & Wine Shop. Pours black with tan froth. The taste is a little acidic sharpness to begin with. Burnt notes come in after with caramel. Plenty of woody flavour too. Thin in body. I’d hoped for more from this.
gunnar (5752) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from my european secret santa. Pours pitch black with a big creamy beige head. Aroma of light roasted malts, weak intriguing smoke.Taste is light sweet, dark malts, easy comfy smoke, more chocolate and roast, a very nice one.
azzie (329) - - JAN 11, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 0,33l. Dark liquid with tan foam. Full body, light carbonation. Lightly smoked, caramel. Tasty and creamy.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
Beerhammaren (1187) - FINLAND - JAN 8, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
.33l bottle @Harry’s
Pours pitch black with low head. Aroma is smoked ham, pure smoke, malts, ham and some hops. Flavor is smoke, hops, dark malts, ham and spices. Swell!
melush (1030) - SPAIN - JAN 6, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color negro. Sabor a malta tostada, regaliz, bacon ahumado.
fombe89 (138) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. @XXXII The Great Power of Beer & Wine. ............. .... Sevilla 27/12/2014
rarbring (1603) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Overall: Sweet roasted bread, smoked meat, dried figs.
Note: On-tap at Malt och Humle. Reviewed 2014-12-23.
Cunningham (4996) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Black as the deepest dungeon. A nice big beige head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Dark malt, mild smoked and roasted malt.
Palate: Medium (+) body. Tad sweet with an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted malt, some chocolate and mild smoked.
Overall impression: Pleasant and nice smoked beer. Would have loved some nice food with this one.
Personal stats: Bottle shared by Visionthing
visionthing (3047) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from Drink Shop, Tallinn. Pours almost completely black with a modest, but lasting beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with mild smoky notes, chocolate, hints of coffee, wood and smoked pig. Medium sweet with nice roasty flavours and a balanced smokiness. Finishes lightly bitter with some herbal notes. Very well balanced and quite delicious!
minutemat (1888) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle, thanks to Geiserich. Pours a deep hazy dark colour. Aroma is smoky. Taste has mild smoky elements, a touch of chocolate and a soft bitterness. Nice smoked porter.