KnutAlbert (5546) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2010
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Domus Birrae, Rome.
Almost black, beige head.
Lovely coffee flavour, the Italians know a thing or two about coffee..
Splendid balance - fruit, bitter coffee, sweet milk, dry finish. A little soot and sourness in the tail. One of the big surprises of the year.
Ungstrup (27681) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. An unclear deep red beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of vinegar, roasted malt, bread, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and malt, leading to a dry cocoa finish.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear reddish brown with a beige head. Roast and vanilla in the nose - not so much coffee. Medium body, very carbonated, heavy roast and some dry coffee accents. Some malt bitterness. 100810
yespr (28651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malty and chocolate. Roasted. Mild fruity, slight citric and chocolate to caramelish. Roasted and lingering dark malty into the finish.
KimJohansen (10341) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy mahogany with no head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and dark fruits. Flavour had roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits, nuts and chocolate. Finished sweet.
oh6gdx (19652) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled@blindtasting at fonefan. Deepamber colour, not much head. Aroma is coffee, wood, mild toasted and ashy notes as well. Flavour is coffee, nuts, wood, mild toast and some smoked wet wood as well.
AmEricanbrew (5200) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky brown color/ lasting tan head. Big chocolate, cinnamon, medium roast coffee aromas. Dry chalky mouthfeel. Good earthy, mineral, mocha, dark roasted malt flavors.
Dedollewaitor (13014) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Blindtasting Brugmansia/Fonefan, June 2010. Pours dark brown with a small creamy off white head. Nose is nells, herbs, caramel and coffee beans. Flavor is ashy and dry. Medium bodied. Very one dimensional.
Maria (9905) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Blindtasting at Fonefan 12.06.2010, thanks Jan and Charlotte! It’s slightly hazy, dark red mahogany and the aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee and light chocolate. The flavour is moderately sweet with notes of coffee, light chocolate, light dark fruits and the finish has a touch of citrus.
DocLock (7201) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2010
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Smith’s. Turnid ruby brown pour w off white head. Nose is heavy coffee, malt, hops. Tastes of coffee, fruit, hops, roasty, but falls apart as it warms, becomibg a chore to finish.