Camons (5610) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ CBC 2014. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of light roasted malt, coffee, caramel, oak, whiskey. Flavor is malts, coffee, sweetness, caramel, vanilla, oak, whiskey. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, warming alcohol in the finish. 030514
Benzai (7219) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled @ CBC 2014. Opaque very dark brown to black color, small light brown head. Aroma is malts, lightly roasty, wood, whisky, slightly vanilla. Taste malts, lightly roasty, whisky, vanilla, chocolate, some sweet and some bitter. Quite heavy, slow drinker.
thewolf (11106) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ CBC 2014. Pours deep opaque black with a small, staying, creamy, beige film head. Aroma has vanilla, chocolate, light roasted. Quite sweet. Low carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour has chocolate, vanilla, vinious, kinda warming, lots of soy sauce. Light liquorice. A bit over the top.
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ CBC, 14. Very dark brown with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, little whisky and wood. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, little liquorice, little whisky, wood and a little bitter.
ansalon (1259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC 2014. Pours black with a low tan head. Aroma of burnt sugar, caramel, whisky, dried berries, raisins. Taste is muscovado sugar, marinated raisins, caramel, whisky, dried berries. Mouthfeel is very smooth with low carbonation. Aftertaste is muscovado sugar, caramel, whisky.
GothGargoyle (1112) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Black with an off-white head. Aroma is whiskey, wood, toffee, dates, figs, raisins, vanilla, chocolate. Full bodied, sticky mouthfeel, sweet on the palate with a warming finish. Taste is raisins, honey, dates, whiskey, wood, cocoa. Fantastic
kryon (1324) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black low ofx white head
Aromas of vanilla, whisky cask, coffee
Taste has very nice tones of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, brown sugar. Lovely!
laiti (5418) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ CBC’14
Aroma has berries and bready malt. Flavour has alcohol, lots of bready malt and chocolate. In blind tasting I’d be sure this was a doppelbock. Perhaps there is some sweetness and fruits from American hops too though. I like the chocolate here.
lusikka (5941) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ CBC2014, Copenhagen. Pours a dark brown colour with a small head. Aroma of pear, maple syrup and roastiness. Flavour is very sweet with roastiness, pear, some syrup and tart berries. Full bodied and oily mouthfeel. Low carbonation. Too sweet.
olio (5855) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ CBC’14.
Pours dark brown color with a small head. Aroma of whiskey, red wine, roasted malts, caramel and some vanilla. Flavor of vanilla, cocoa, chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla and whiskey. Somewhat heavy slow sipper, nice.