laiti (5661) - 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 (3752) - 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 (129) - - 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 (312) - 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 (100) - 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 (4206) - 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
bjakk (345) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - MAY 24, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black, with a hint of red, nice yellow brownish head. Mildly sour with hint of orange chocolate. Vanilla, chocolate with sweet liqurish. Burned coffee and vanilla in the aftertaste. Medium body medium carbon.
panacea (73) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours pitch black with frothy white/brown head. Nose is sweet yet smokey and some liquorice. Taste dominated by salty yet sweet liquorice. Some black malts aswell but not at all as pronounced. Really tasty beer, world class!
marcus (6493) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 11, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33cl bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours near black with a thick tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a complex flavor that includes chocolate, anise and coffee. A very intense tasty brew that finishes dry and bitter.
sic1314 (3286) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured deep dark brown with a healthy beige head. Aroma of roast malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Full body, flavour as the aroma, smooth and rich.