nealblind (1007) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Red brown. Aroma caramel malt syrupy. Tastes peachy slight tobacco, rye. Watery body. Not enough roasts.
FatPhil (10335) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap (TCBW15) (6:4:6-:3:11=3.0-)
Odd aroma. Pungent hops, a nice roast, but no synergy between the two. Ditto the taste - they’re fighting each other. This is just an IPA with added darkness. Good example of why I don’t like the style.
brnandersen (2416) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught sample at CBC 2015. Pitch black with a creamy, tanned head. Good looking. Roasted aroma with dark malts, red berries, citrus fruits, peaches, coffee, chocolate. Very pleasant. Taste is bitter. Full body with a creamy texture. Finishes lasting roasted with citrus fruits and chocolate. Excellent, Black DIPA.
Rune (9079) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Small glass, draught at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. Jet black body, covering head, spotty lacing. Robust malt-fruity aromas, mid-sweet. Fine mixed taste of dark fruits and dark malts, woody. Roasted ending with hints of citrus peels. Well bodied with alcohol tingling on the tongue. Excellent (Copenhagen 30.04.2015).
shoulderbroken (2643) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Green Dragon. Nice. Bit of chocolate in aroma, lots of skunkiness to start with. Pine. Taste is great, creamy, nice hops.
rosenbergh (8300) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the Boneyard Beer, Bend, OR.
Dark reddish brown colour with a mid-size tan head.
Mild dark hops, moderate bitterness and dark maltiness in the aroma.
Moderate bitterness, dark hops and dark maltiness in the flavour. Not bad at all.
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
At CBC. Poured dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Aroma of sweet berries and soft malt. Medium to full body, flavour is moderately sweet berries, lightly bitter.
kryon (1788) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown low head
Aromas hoppy of citrusy fruits blended with coffee
Taste has hoppy notes of citrusy fruits, coffee, dark malts
Dedollewaitor (14488) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade, CPH. Pours Dark Brown with a bubbly head. Grapefruit, Dark malts and pine. Soft. Bitter hoppy grapefruity finish. Lovely!
BuckeyeBoy (3258) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at apex Portland. Pours out brown with a mahogany highlights topped with a tan head. Nose is typical boneyard nice hops and a great roast malt. Taste is sweet malt roast and an amazing hop kick.