Benzai (10606) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle [from trade with Scopey if I remember correctly] @ home shared with Dutchdrebus. Opaque pitch black color, medium to full sized light brown head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, roasted malts, lightly chocolate and quite some bourbon. Taste malts, roasted malts, strongly bourbon, some alcohol, good firm bitterness. Medium body, medium to full carbonation. Very nice.
DutchDrebus (4815) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle @ benzai. Pitch black colour with a medium to large sized light brown head. Looks nice. Smells bourbon, sweet, almond, nuts, hint of vanilla, slightly tar, slightly liquorice, slightly salty. Tastes roasty, coffee, chocolate, slightly liquorice, slightly tar/coal, hint of vanilla, bourbon, slightly wood.. Deep and lasting taste, full body, thick, soft carbo.
wazzawazza (60) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A very strong barrel aged beauty. Pours dark and calm. Strong taste and scent, good hoppy notes and brilliant finish. One per day.
AndySnow (4930) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Where: NK Bar, Stockholm.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Vinous, vanilla, raisin, dried fruit, caramel.
Body: Full body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, dried fruit, vanilla, caramel. Some alcohol in the finish.
Turboninja (225) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Strong/medium aroma with some licorice and alcohol. Black bit reddish and thick. Natural white, light head. Ultra strong taste with dominating licorice and salty licorice. Some malty flavors and bourbon can be tasted. Very balanced. Medium taste spectrum and long aftertaste with malts and licorice. Thick palate with medium/low carbonation. Overall top quality taste bomb with licorice and salty licorice dominating other tastes.
weordie (367) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark black with a small brown head. Strong smell of smoke and licorice. Strong taste of liquid smoke, hints of coffee and chocolate.
stuj01 (24) - SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Heavy on taste of bourbon. Not much form. A taste of alcohol stays for quite a while...
JimmyBoy74 (419) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ölmässan Örebro. Svart mörk färg. Doftar extremt mycket kakao kaffe och godis. Smakar kaffe sprit och godis
Jorn69 (1751) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ BrewDog Bar, Gothenburg 141115. Roasted malty with licorice, bourbon and vanilla, sweet, full body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and bitter.
Tsekouratos (492) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - NOV 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Black body with a thick brown head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, chocolate, roasted notes. Taste is medium sweet, with dark chocolate, oak, bourbon, vanilla, some dark fruits. Full body with low to medium carbonation.