TBone (12474) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 330ml (PBF IX)
Dark brown, almost opaque color, small beige head. Licorice, cardboard, alcohol in the nose. Medium-bodied. Licorice, sweetness, some alcohol. Gives somewhat industrial feeling.
oh6gdx (20252) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@PBF IX. Pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, some mild toffee and a bit herbal notes. Flavour is liquorice, alcohol, some mild sweet fruits and dark malts.
lusikka (6049) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle @ PBF IX. Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a small head. Aroma of roastiness, cream and some biscuit. Flavour of strong salty licorice notes, biscuit, cacao powder and bready malts. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. Intense saltiness and rich roastiness. Good.
olio (5953) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle @ PBF IX.
Pours black color with a small beige head. Sweet chocolaty aroma, some roasted malts, some hops, syrup and oat. Sweet syrupy flavor, dark chocolate, cocoa powder and roasted malts, faint coffee and oat. Nice grainy twist here, otherwise a bit too sweet and sticky. Alcohol warms a bit too.
laiti (5570) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle @ PBF Ⅸ, BBE 18.05.2014
Aroma has soy sauce, licorice, roasted malt and cocoa typical to massive American ISs. Flavour has alcohol, soy sauce, licorice and some cocoa. A licorice-IS that could use a stronger body - that would also hide the alcohol.
tiong (3682) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle @ PBF IX
Pours pitch black with a brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, licorice, dark chocolate, coffee and mocha. Taste is sweet, roasty and salty with notes of licorice, cocoa, dark chocolate and coffee. Finish is sticky, sweetish and roasty with loads of salty licorice and dark chocolate. Quite heavy.
MaroonOrange (128) - - JUN 22, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Opaque black. Rich, sweet, smoky aroma. Raisins, prunes, and molasses up front. Smoky peat and cocoa balance out the sweetness at the end. A big well-balanced beer with a lot of flavor. Very rich - excellent!
badhack (302) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours very dark, full bodied and creamy. Well balanced stout... chocolate, coffee, some sweet, dark malts.
hag14 (99) - Hafnarfjörđur, ICELAND - JUN 8, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smoky aroma with some coffee and vanilla. Smoky finish.Just a really full body,. Overall:
Nisse666 (4100) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at en Öl och Whiskeymässa 2014, 2014-04-11 Göteborg AR:caramel, buttery fudgy AP: dark brown body, wee caramel colored head
F: fizzy, heavy warming, peppery, brown sugar, coffey/chocolate