Meilby (7609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 750ml @ RGNG-14
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, molasses, coffee and berries. Taste is light to medium sweet and light sour with a long roasted, chocolate and berry sour finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.
Arve_Christian (3062) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
At RBNG 2014 Halden. Black color- tones of purple - some foam. Aromas of malt, dried fruits. Medium body & complexity. Some bitterness & sourness- good balance. Very enjoyable
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smith4498 (3025) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle picked up at Hunahpu Day 2011. Viscous black pour with light brown head. Aromas of roasted malts and dark fruits. Roasted malt, raisin and molasses flavors with some coffee. Full body with syrupy mouthfeel. This beer has come together nicely with a few years on it. Had side by side with Dirac. Very similar beers but I liked this one a bit more.
jbeatty (1022) - New York, USA - JUL 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Backlog, tasted 06/17/2011. Pours black, thick, with a dark tan head, fades quickly into a swirling haze, nice lacing around the edge of the glass. Aroma is cinnamon chocolate cookies, leading into slightly sweet grape and prune notes, ending with mild coffee roast. Taste is sweet, bright golden raisins mixed with dark chocolate, some spiciness on the tongue, roast bitterness in the end, alcohol not very present. Medium body, silky smooth. Pleasantly surprised, the flavors come well together here.
alexsdad06 (5408) - Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma is roasted malts, dark chocolate, raisins, dark fruits and char with a hint of coffee. The flavor is roasted malts, dark chocolate, raisins, berry fruitiness, char and hints of coffee. Smooth with good mouth feel. This is just a notch better than Dirac IMHO.
Borup (5872) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample at CBC 2013.
Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, licorice and dried fruit.
Pyrmir (3351) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @CBC13. Pitch black with tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, coffee, spice and bread. Flavour powerful; roasted malt, licorice, bread and some bitterness.
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ CBC. Pours black with a dark brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, rich chocolate, vanilla, rum, caramel, vanilla, cedar. Flavor of malts, rich chocolate, brown sugar, caramel, rum, oak, vanilla, cigarbox, cedar, ripe dried fruit, raisins. Full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Sweet, but very nice stout. 030513
VsXsV (2266) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of licorice, toffee, raw sugar, raisins, soy, chocolate and leather. Taste is light sweet and medium to high bitter with notes of raisins, chocolate, wood and vanilla. Full bodied with low carbonation. Awesome mouthfeel.
JanLaursen (3084) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at CBC. Pitch black with a frothy, quickly diminishing head. Complex, intense nose of alcohol, chocolate, coffee, dried plums, soy sauce, vanilla, farfars cigarkasse. Heavy sweet, heavy bitter, very vineous with strong tobacco notes, soft to flat carbonation, oily texture and a lingering bitter finish. Nice, but only drinkable (for me, anyway) in small amounts.