elbernays (805) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home from redmonds. Pours oily black from the bottle. Big dark mocha head. Reduces to nice thin head. Good lacing. Coffee nose, burnt malts, lactose, liquorice some alcohal. Flavour is liquorice, coffee with bittering finish. Light body which gives a watery mounthfeel but is full flavoured. Lasting drying finish with liquorice aftertaste. Strong cabonation for a stout. Good.
Pyrmir (4003) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at CBC 2014. Near black with tan head. Aroma of smoke, coffee, alcohol and roasted notes. Taste is full, coffee, dark chocolate with mild tangy notes. Nice
jonas (6052) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Black, dark brown, brown cream. Roasted, light metallic, nice dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, smoke, really nice combination. Creamy, light sparkly mouthfeel. Nice!
OwainTurner (394) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is amazing... Rich molasses, chocolate, malty with a distinct alcohol. Tastes super rich , cocoa, molasses and treacle. Well hopped and great balance of bitterness / sweetness. Pitch black with tan head .
tkrjukoff (4167) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown with a small tanned head. Odd malty bready aroma a bit boozy coffee as flavor, medium bitterness.
zvikar (3964) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. 1st Session. Pours black with a brown head, aroma of chocolate, nuts, caramel and chocolate, flavor of nuts, caramel and chocolate, medium to full bodied. Nice.
Beerhunter111 (10072) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein sehr dunkelbraunes, fast schwarzes Bier mit schöner brauner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Schokolade, Kaffee. Geschmack röstmalzig, Kaffee, schokoladig, süß, sehr gut!
DSG (8199) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2014 Re-rate 7/14: Bottle sample at a tasting a at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Tom L . Black with almost no head. Roasty aroma, slightly stale, with some coffee. Roasty flavor, quite bitter, with coffee and burnt bitter finish. Rounded mouthfeel. 6/3/7/4/14=3.4
[5/2/14] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 1st session. Black with a lovely creamy brown head. Great aroma of coffee, roast and some cocoa. Roasty flavor, bittersweet, with coffee, some cocoa and a burnt bitter finish. Full-bodied. Good stuff. 8/5/7/4/15=3.9
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
Desverger (3266) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - black with tan head. Roasted malty, light burned notes, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, very nice.