DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2014 Re-rate 12/21/13: Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Naama. Black, not opaque, with a tan head. Chocolate and a bit of coffee, light smokiness. Bittersweet, bitter finish. 7/3/7/3/15=3.5
[10/20/13] Hand-pump at Eurhop Beer Festival 2013 in Rome. Black with a tan foam. Great roasty aroma with dark chocolate and coffee. Pleasant bittersweet roasty flavor, with quite a bit of dark chocolate. Medium to full-bodied. Nice. 8/3/7/3/14=3.5
bhensonb (12587) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours dark brown/black with no head. Aroma is chocolate and vanilla. Near full bodied. Flavor is chocolate, burnt malt, some vanilla. Seems to have fruit of the lighter sort. Even perhaps citrus in the finish. Surprisingly complicated. Good stuff.
marcus (7672) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Star Grocery, Berkeley. Pours near black with no head and a chocolate and vanilla aroma. There is a chocolate and treacle flavor with a slight vanilla finish.
ElManana (1144) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very soft coffee taste, nice beer. Lots of chocolate in here, fresh bitterness. Some hops are tastable in the finish. On tap @ Borefts2013.
AndyW68 (1219) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown with short lived light tan head. Aroma is cocoa and coffee. Taste is over balanced bitter. Mouth feel is watery with bitter finish.
Theis (14478) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Borefts BeerFest 2013. Pitch black - offwhite head. Licorice, nice burned, fruity, coffee, smooth body, ok hoppy, caramel, dark malts, ok bitterness.
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2013. Pours black with a small creamy head. Ashes, roast and chocolate. Smooth and medium bodied. Tasty.
ogivlado (6425) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 330ml. -at La Cerveteca Barcelona. Black as oil with medium sized brownish head and slight roasty nose with notes of bread. Strong roasted malt, dark chocolate and bread with notes of coffee and mild alcohol presence. Bitter and also roasted finish. Well balanced and really good Italian porter.
madsberg (10801) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Black coloured. Light brown dense head. Aroma. Coffe, cocoa, roast, sweetness, some liqouirce and brown sugar. Flavour. Liqourice, chocolate, roast, coffee, brown sugar, caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter.
androman (976) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Borefts 2013.
Coffee looking, light foam and carbonation. Nice smell, bitter taste, slightly sweet, coffee aftertaste.