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A richly malty ale, with clear characteristics of dark chocolate and black malt, and hints of black licorice, ale fruitiness, and molasses in the finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7245) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 30, 2013
355 ml bottle.
Pours deep dark red, almost black color with a small off-white head. Aroma is chocolaty and malty, some cocoa and dark fruit notes also, caramel and hints of licorice on the background, subtle hints of rye also. Flavor has also lots of chocolate and cocoa powder, caramel malts and mild wooden notes appear also. Soft carbonation, a bit dry, malty and milk chocolaty palate, creamy sweet finish. Very tasty.
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kseecs16 (1209) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle. Pours a nearly opaque dark brown with a thin whispy off-white head. Aroma is rich, chocolatey and sweet. Nice roast malt flavor with a dry somewhat bitter finish. Dryness dominates this quaffable dark beer. Moderate carbonation with a flavorful roast finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mittenator (1523) - Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle. Deep chestnut with a dark, beige head. Roasted malt and caramel aromas. Sweet with a light body and finishes thin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6872) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2013
355 ml bottle.
Pours a pitch black colour with a small head, which fades quickly. Aroma of salty licorice, molasses and raisins. Rich flavour of roasted malts, salty licorice, some soy sauce tiramisu, dark chocolate and rather sweet raisiny notes. Full bodied, oily and thick mouthfeel with a roasty, lingering, sweet finish. It’s like drinking oil.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle@Home. Chocolate, cacao, sweet aroma. Black, light brown head, good lace. Sweet, bitter, chocolate, coffee. Medium body, dry mouth feel. Flavourful and easy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4459) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 22, 2013
12oz bottle in a snifter. Pours near black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, light coffee and smokiness, some chocolate, and hints of dough and bitterness. Flavor the same, but a little light on everything. Average texture. A decent porter, but could be more flavorful.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (943) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Sweet malt aroma, espresso like colour. Balanced flavor of malt and chocolate. A bit sweet with a watery finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1100) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, medium tan head. Strong sweet malt smell. Sweet chocolate malt flavor with no real finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vells (890) - Riga, LATVIA - SEP 29, 2013
Intense roasted malts, coffee, awesome chocolate.. dunno.. I have tried more chocolaty brews, but this one was kinda bullseye for what I like, licorice , bit fruity. Smooth Nicely balanced brew. Ofc.. its not very close to iconic beers, but anyways.. pleasantly enjoyable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1558) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle from fish and beer, copenhagen. Almost black color, small brown head. Aroma is light roasty, some licorice and chocolate. Medium body, chocolate, coffee, some hops at the end.


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