lopisar (190) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Malty smell with hints of chocolate. Rich taste of chocolate. Roasted malt, frisk with tingling carbonation.
TheJestersBeer (2035) - SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a very dark brown, with almost a greenish tinge, and a beige head.
Malty, spicy aroma, chocolate, licorice, caramel, hops, fudge, coffee beans, and a somewhat herbal note.
Off-dry, medium to full bodied, mid bitterness, creamy CO2.
Malty, quite roasted taste, chocolate, caramel, licorice, earth, coffee, tar, faint smoke, hops.
Very smooth, really high drinkability, and a nice, dry finish. Lovely. (2013-10-01)
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small longlasting tan head. has a roasted malty chocolate, caramel and dark fruit aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.
lusikka (6066) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark brown colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, cream and dark chocolate. Flavour of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, weak grainy notes and grass. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a slightly warming roasty finish. Well balanced, but could use a slightly heavier body.
RichardW (1461) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle beer merchants.com. Ruby black beer. Acrid aroma, great roast palate, chocolatey, with coffee hints and trace brown sugar. Balancing bittersweet finish. Very fine.
McNeillR (1122) - SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark auburn, tan head. Decent fresh and sweet nose, soft roastage. Tense sweetness. Creamy finish, oddly thin throughout.
BenH (2198) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown with off white head. Faint aroma of chocolate. Faint taste of chocolate and toffee, brownie. Slightly thin with a bitter finish.
cgarvieuk (14075) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home... Deep brown... Thin tan lacing... Soft roast nose... Little thin... Soft toffee chocolate... Ok
mile (2890) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown, small to average and fully diminishing light brown head. Moderate, malty - light oat and sweetish aroma, light roasted malt and some coffee. Body is medium, malty - some oat and sweetish flavor, light caramel and light roasted malt and some coffee. Finish is average, malty - light oat and sweetish, light caramel and light roasted malt with some coffee, light hoppyness. Sweetish porter with coffee and light roastiness - too sweet for me.
Grumbo (525) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the Ale House, Chelmsford. Attractive looking dark brown colour with a decent sized tan head. Aroma of roasted malt chocolate. Medium body, soft carbonation. Easy to drink. Enjoyable.