Scipio (632) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours jet black with a tan head that quickly fades. Aroma is heavy. Consists of lots of chocolate and toffee, and is very roasty. Taste is quite different than the aromatic impressions. Taste is quite bitter. Chocolate takes a back seat here, and instead is filled with a piney orange flavor. Quite tart actually and very different than a whole lot of other beers that I’ve tried. Medium bodied with a slick texture. Long aftertaste of orange that is bitter. You really need to try this one for the novelty that this is at the very least.
beerbastard (630) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
The nose has a good balance of hop and malt. The first taste shows a dark malt bitterness along with the hop flavor. The palate is a little thin.
Smooth dry finish. This will work as a session beer for me. Very astringent, because of the dark roasted malts and hops. Love the picture, and not offended by it.
osu97gp (627) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a black color with a smallish sized tan head. Aroma of roasted malts with some light citrus and grapefruit. Flavor of roasted malts, coffee, light citrus hops towards the finish. A bit light on hops for a Black IPA but still quite good.
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - APR 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dee deep back pour. Very malty. Both in taste and aroma. Crosses that line into stout much more so than other black lagers.
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Crash (531) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black with a little head. Aroma was good but I don’t remember anything specific. Taste was good but after taste was horrible.
arondee (527) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is burnt malt, hops, and dark chocolate. The taste is bitter burnt malts, orange peel hops, and a slight chocolate sweetness. The aftertaste is long and reminds me of charcoal. A little one-sided, I like bitter beers as much as the next guy but I was wishing this was a little more balanced.
Brenhophead (510) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
650mL bottle, pours black with a 2 finger tan head and a coffee aroma with a hint of hop resin on the nose. The roasted malts seem to dominate the flavour so ill let it warm up a little an come back. Picking up the ash and esspresso as well as a hop backround but as i said the dark malts dominate.
sir__v (464) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Color: dark black beer with high brown head and small carbonization. Smell: caramel, hops, malt, licorice. Taste: malt, hops, caramel. Aftertaste: caramel, malt, hops.
bernatbeer (418) - barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
En botella.Negra con espuma marron cafetera.Aromas a chocolate con naranja.cuerpo medio ,bien balanceada sin ser demasiado lupulada.correcta.
Valgreen (414) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Jensen. Dark brown, big tan head that settles nicely, okay lacing. Aroma, malty, roasted notes, hoppy, chocolate, caramel, .Taste, malty, hoppy, roasted notes, chocolate, coffee. Way too much carbonation, needs to be in the glass for a while. Roasted aftertaste.