bierkoning (11672) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Nightfall, thanks! Deep dark brown color, almost black. Roastaroma with cappucino. Malty, roasty sweet flavor with cappucino and a hint of ash. Also a hint of pear. Pleasant session beer.
madsberg (11166) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Burgundy coloured. LIght brown head. chocolate, sweetness, spice adn bread in the aroma. flavour of light roast, sweetness, choclatea and herbs. medium bodied. dry light roasty and sweet end.
Bov (11155) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2009
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
courtesy of Oliver Bieri - opaque dark black coloured with a firm and long lasting beige foam; fairly toasted nose with notes of ashes and bacon; moderate malt body, very creamy palate, tart and slightly acidic; moderately dry, creamy and toasted malty finish with weird notes of vegetables - something looks wrong to me here
Scopey (10641) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Craft Brewery, Athens. It pours darkest brown, with a thick light tan head. The nose is caramel, toffee, latte and light roasted malt. The taste is chocolate, caramel, lactose, filter coffee, light roasted malt and a touch of liquorice. Medium body, fine carbonation, foamy mouth-feel and good balance. Tasty and very easy drinking.
DJMonarch (9170) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From the Bottle at RBESG Harlequin, Sheffield 19/07/2009
Roast aroma. Beige head. Dark coloured and chocolaty with some alcohol present. A little dryness in a malt finish.
mabel (8014) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[322-20070525] Tap @ Craft (Athens). Sweet malty coffee aroma. Dark brown red body with a quick white head. Sweet molasses toffee cream flavour. Medium-full body is creamy. Expecting thicker but smooth and silky was great.
gunnar (7123) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours black as Coke with a small off-white head.Aroma is strong nutty malts, light smoke and liquorice. Taste is strong malty, very delicious, sticky caramel, dark chocolate. Light hoppy finish.
ogivlado (6815) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 23, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled draught at Craft, Athens, Greece. -the best Craft beer, black coloured, minimal brown head, light coffee aroma with nice chocolate notes
nimbleprop (6653) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 8, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Scored a bottle of this while in Rhodes. I love schwarzbiers and this was a pretty good one. Pours a translucent black (surprise) with a thin white head. Aroma is a little absent though, some light toast, maybe a little faint coffee, a touch nutty. Flavor was nice though, nutty, malty, bready, crackers, biscuits and a little bit of toast. Not much hop presence to speak of. Finish was dry and crisp. I enjoyed this quite a bit.
KnutAlbert (6435) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub in Athens.
Dark with a golden glow. Beige head.
A whiff of smoke, a little liquorice. Coffee, burned toast.
Easy drinking and refreshing, but with full flavour. The Greeks don’t make them better than this!