Borresteijn (5135) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl Bottle, generously shared by PotjeBier, thanks Potje! Black colour, thin brown head. Aroma of raisins/oxidisation, sweet soy sauce, molasses, burnt caramel, chocolate, roasted malts, plums. Flavour is full, sweet, molasses and soy sauce, dark fruits, fruity acidity, raisins, cinnamon, bitter chocolate, sugary sourness in the bittersweet finish. Full-bodied. Tasty.
gam (3457) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tan head dark pour mild soft carbonation aromas roast coffee liquorice dark chocolate plum the flavours raisin pepper note spices note medium bitter coffee dark chocolate the taste of the imperial is okay but the spices seem to give it a roughness the finish good imperial until the spices take over really knock it about a bit good coffee dark malts raisin bitter but no the spice really affects the flavour
bergstaden (1510) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black with a brown head - Good malt aroma with roasted malt - good malt body with roasted malt and chocolate - Good malt finish that lasts and there is some alcohol heat - This was good
esp0r (2167) - NORWAY - MAY 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at the daje reaches 2000 ratings sessions
Black, nice creamy tanned head, nice lacings. Smells of dark roasted malts, dark fruits, hints of coffee. Heavy sweet, salty tendendsies, chocolate and coffee flavors, nice roasted malts. Moderate bitter. Very nice coop stout
daje (2611) - NORWAY - APR 30, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared with esp0r and edvard, april 26th 2014. Thick black body with a nice dark brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, espresso, caramel, earthy hops. Taste of salt licorice, roast, caramel and dark chocolate. Saltiness staying through the taste maing an interesting finish combined with the dark bitter chocolate and roast. Quite good stuff!
RuneStumo (2294) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
15.02.2014. 0,75l Bottle. RBNG-14. Black colour with btan head. Very strong bitter and sour aroma. Rich full body. Dark malts, Chocolate, coffee and sour notes. Very nice body.. Body is rich. Alomost sour. Strong bitter. OMG What a nice strong beer!!!!! 4,3
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Entirely black. Dense choko head. Intense chocolate-scented malt aroma. A distinct fruitiness and rounded rostiness. Big body. Thick and juicy in the mouth. Taste of well roasted dark malt and lot of chocolate.A refreshing acidulous fruitiness underneath. Alcohol heat in the ending. [Shared bottle at RBNG2014]
Cunningham (5154) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thick black stuff with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and some fruity notes. Full body. A bit acidic/sour flavor. Chocolate, coffee and some fruity notes. Heavy stuff, but did not seem to balanced.
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]
visionthing (3236) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a shared 75cl bottle at RBNG-14. Pours very dark brown with a beige head.
Dark and roasty aroma with dark berries, chocolate and dried fruits. Not as sweet, but quite refreshing and simply delicious!
(2014-02-15 - Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden)
Rune (8828) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big 750ml bottle shared at the Grand Tasting at the RBNG-event at Fredrik 3.’s Hall. Near black body, tan-coloured head, fragile lacing. Dark malty aromas, coffee and chocolate. Delicious well-blended taste of mocha, raisin and coffee leading to a roasted bitter ending tingled with warming alcohol. Full bodied and velvety on the swallow. One of the very best this marvellous evening at Fredriksten festning (Halden 15.02.2014).