heavy (2133) - Split, CROATIA - JUL 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
24/05 A 0.75 l bottle, my obolus for a great tasting eve, for which thanks again goes to ogivlado and Marko. Brown, almost black bodied. Quite nice coffee and chocolate aroma. Flavor reveals some tobacco, entwined with chicory. very shy and subdued by strong roasted maltiness. Generally, flavor was on a bit acidic side, but has strong sweetish component as well. Medium to full in body. Tobacco was even more felt in the aftertaste, along with coffee acidity. Interesting and pleasant porter.
Foffern (1190) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Has a deep brown to black colour with a creamy medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, coffee, leather, wood and some tobacco. The flavour is similar with a decent nice touch of smoked malt. Slick and silky mouth feel, and has a light bitterness. A nice roasted and smoked porter.
Hansen (6569) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice porter. Dark brown almost black. Has an off-white head, lasting. Roasted aroma, sweet tobacco too. Flavor starts sweet, light acid and finish moderate bitter. Creamy texture and soft carbonation.
Martinus (2798) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice looking bottle. Black colour, red hue, firm beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, tobacco, caramel and cacao. Sweet flavour, malty, caramel. Bit thin. Lingering finish, tobacco, malts and dark chocolate.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting, De Molen. Thanks for sharing, DutchDrebus!)
Zita (4603) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
light burnt aroma,black, light brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, nice burnt and toasted finish.
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black beer with a beige head. Hoppy, malty, vanilla and coffee aroma with some tobacco notes. Vanilla, coffee and milk chocolate flavour. Loved this one :-)
Countbeer (4390) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBESG’13 Grand Tasting @ De Molen: Served in a Molen taster: Thanks for sharing DutchDrebus:
Smaller sized creamy beige foamy head that changes quick into a lacing on top of a deep dark brown colored beer.
Aromas of coffee, roast, candle wax, chocolate, raisin, spices and light chalk.
Flavours of mocha, cacoa, caramel, marzepin, coffee, spices, bitters, barley roast and chocolate.
Aftertaste is a mix of roast, mocha, light coffee and some spices.
Low carbo, soft creamy silky mouthfeel, medium to full bodied and a creamy texture. Nice.
jfb (3776) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) pours a murky ruby-brown colour with lots of floaties and a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy raisins, brown sugar and treebark, slightly acrid, with a hint of earth. flavour is mostly caramel, cappuccino and dark chocolate, with a mellow sweetness and a light-bitter finish. medium to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.
TheJvd (833) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours pitch black with a medium tanned head and particles floating in it. Aroma is quite roasty, coffee and only a little bot of chocolate. Taste has more chocolate, some roasted malts and coffee, soft to medium bitter finish. Bit too thin body.
Borresteijn (4634) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
75cl Bottle at RBESG’13 Grand Tasting. Deep dark brown colour, light-beige head. Aroma of caramel, moccha, light coffee. Taste is the same, lots of sweet roasted and caramel notes, light nutty. Light-bodied. OK.