zizzybalubba (1254) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 mL bottle from Tasty Beverage Company, Raleigh, NC. Dark brown pour with a foamy khaki head. Aroma of clean, floral hops and little else. Taste is of grapefruit rind and roses and finishes with just the right amount of cocoa. The rye adds a sweeter taste than I am used to in most black IPAs but it works well here. Boulevard does not disappoint with this one.
gunnar (4322) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours dark ruby with a huge frothy tanned head. Aroma is spicy malts and hops, herbal and fruity hops. Taste is light sweet, chocolate, spritzy mouthfeel,mineralic bitter, some salt, liquorice and light roast, lingering bitter, very nice.
Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - white head. Roasted, ryebread, red berries, ok hoppy, oiley notes in the body, grassy, grape fruits, citrus, crispy, caramel.
brnandersen (1376) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample from 75 cl. bottle. Dark brown colour with a reddish hue. Medium sized, off-white head. Toasted, fruity aroma with caramel malts, rich licorice, grapefruit, pines and grasses. Taste is light sweet. Medium body, creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finishes dry and bitter with toasted malts and citrus. Some sweet fruit. Very nice.
ej (511) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown color, light tanned huge head. Aroma has hints of coffee, mild roast and a floral, zesty twang from the copious amounts of hops used. Taste is bitter, with citrus and hints of alcohol, bone dry with a lasting bitterness. The small amounts of roast is well hidden in the veritable hopstorm. Light to medium body, medium to high carbonation.
HoppyBudgie (566) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown pour with a clingy white head. Spicy rye, roasty malts, and a mild grapefruit hoppyness. Pretty nice
madsberg (9337) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense light beige head. ARoma: Herbs, flowers, caramel, sweetness, light roast, chocolate. Flavour: Herbs, flowers, light roast, caramel, sweetness, chocolate. medium to full bodied. Ends herbal bitter.
joergen (18875) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at yespr.
Clear orange-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Fruity and light roasted aroma of hops and licorice.
Fruity and light roasted flavour of licorice, hops and grass.
Ungstrup (27681) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a brown beer. The aroma has notes of malt and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, strwa and caramel, leadin to a bitter finish.
yespr (28651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden dark amber to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is grapefruity and citrusy. Smooth fruity and toasted malty. Caramelish and crisp hoppy. Smooth fruity and bitter finish.