rlgk (13163) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham. Clear very dark amber/brown beer with a rich brownish head. Roasted aroma, tar, licorice, coffee, dark chocolate, plums and with floral notes. Roasted malt flavor, coffee, dark chocolate, hoppy notes, ash and soot, some caramel and tar. Bitter coffee finish, dark chocolate, peat notes and some ash. Nice stuff.
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (kindly shared by omhper!). Very deep ruby red colour, close to black with a small brown head. Aroma is coffee, mild toasted nuts, some toffee and slight burnt wood. Flavour is coffee, burnt wood, some ashes and mild nuttyness as well. Pleasantly biting carbonation making the stout feel very fresh. Long nutty and roasted coffee in the aftertaste.
Aniela (3537) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a small tanned head. A bit smokey. leather, darkchoclate, a bit coffee, tar and plums aroma. Smokey, some ashes, dark chocolate, coffee, malt, tar and caramell flavour.
KnutAlbert (6377) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Inviting liquorice aroma. Smooth, quite full bodies. Subtle flavours, yet smooth and easy drinking. This shoudl have a wide appeal.
SaintMatty (5855) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml Bottle - Black with a small head. Roasted aroma with notes of coffee, malt and raisins. Roasted amd malty taste with notes of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and a hint of dried fruit. Quite nice, but why is it in a clear bottle?
nilsas (2252) - Bryne, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
God duft av røykt, kaffe og lakris. Dyp Sort frage. Tynt skum langs kant. God smak av Kaffe og lakris.
abemorsten (3145) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml clear bottle kindly shared by gunnar. Clear coca cola colored body with a beige film. Milky roasted chocolate and coffee on the nose. Light smokey notes. roasted flavors. Medium body, Too thin to rave about but stil pretty smooth.
gunnar (6342) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from a trade with Cunningham. Pours dark as Coke with a small off-white head. Aroma is dark malty, light roasted, some liquorice and tar. Taste is smooth, light roasted caramel,liquorice. Medium bodied. Light sticky mouthfeel. Good one.
visionthing (3526) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl bottle from Rema, Askim. Very dark brown with a reddish hue, almost black with a rather small, beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with licorice, chocolate and coffee with some smoky notes. Just lightly sweet, with fairly mild, but pleasant flavours. Finish is quite dry and bitter. Well balanced beer and very pleasant to drink.
Cunningham (5456) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black colour with a small tan head. Leaves a nice lacing. Chocolate and light roasted malt aroma. Medium body with a mild sweetness. Round mild oily texture with a dry finish. Dominant licorice flavour. Light roasted malt and chocolate. Some light smoked notes? Nah, when the beer got warmer the small smoked note vanished. It should maybee have been opposite.
It is a nice solid product....but....clear bottles? Feels very strange.
[Bottle from Roma in Askim, Norway]