bierkoning (12276) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2008
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ home, from Cgarvieuk. Thanks Craig! Almost opague. Dark chocolate, maple syrup and oak in the aroma. Malty sweet, velvety soft flavor with dark chocolate, vanilla, blended whisky and oak. Complex, deceptively soft and dangerously drinkable. Warming alcohol in the finish. Absolutely delicious!
henrikb (1261) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black body with a small big bubbled but beautiful beige head; Not to big but well composed nose, very US with lots of chocolate and cocoa in front, and a slight touch of whiskey sharp aromas I guess only because I know; Great body, huge pleasant carbonation, velvet texture, slightly bitter with a very little sharpness from alcohol; Long mellow textured finish with a strange salty sweetness and a bite in the tongue, a very little whiskey aromas fitting well with the cocoa bean.
after4ever (7538) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12-oz. Thanks, Rene! Black with amber highlights and a loose sudsy gray head. Big salty seaweed and smoky peat nose on top of a bunch of chocolate and roast. Mild creamy medium body, soft carb. Roasty, salty, seaweedy, smoky, peaty mid-palate. Long salty bitter finish. Lovely stuff.
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled, BB 8/31/08. Poured murky, but mostly clear deeper brown with a short dusting and some bigger bubbles of tan for headage. The aroma opened with a brighter, just slightly smoked whiskey impression with aged and experienced oak.. also a touch of sour impression from these same elements.. behind that were rich dark malts that didn’t quite impart distinct character beyond a bit of sweeter chocolate.. roast was lighter, and the balance was right on! The flavor had sweeter cocoa and cake-like chocolates at the core surrounded by grainy whiskey and some lactose (sweet and sour).. finished more sour with oak, bourbon, and sweet chocolates.. decadent and memorable at the end. Medium-bodied on the palate with a lengthy, lightly sour and well-balanced finish.. grainy overall, which really worked well here. Great one!
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It’s black with a huge, nice and creamy head. The aroma has notes of whisky, wood, roasted malt, light sweetness and chocolate. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes of roasted malt, grain whisky, chocolate, dark fruits, light caramel, hints of citrus and it ends on a slightly burnt, bitter note.
Capa (2623) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 27, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep brown beer with a tan head. Chocolate, coffee, moss, grainy, molasses, and whisky. Medium bodied. Roasted malts, molasses, chocolate, and fiery whisky in the finish. Quite enjoyable stout and best BrewDog I’ve had.
TimE (4959) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 26, 2008
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black color, with a white head. A very rich dark chocolate, espresso, dark fruit brew with with just a faint touch of whisky. The mouth feel is well balanced and the alcohol hardly shows. From begginning to end this delivers what it promises with a lingering dark chocolate finish and moderate bitterness. Dangerously drinkable for its size. By far my favorite beer from these guys.
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2008
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Clear dark reddish brown with a rough off-white head. Distinct aroma of oak, vanilla and hard roasted malt. Medium body again with very distinct notes of burned malt and some warming whisky accents. Has some malt bitternes in the finish that also contain quite some warming alcohol. A potent brew. 270408
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black colour with a nice beige head. Rich aroma and taste of roasted malts,coffe and chocolate. Lasting taste.
saxo (16731) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Aarhus beerfestival. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are sweet chocolate, coffee and oak. Smooth and nice.