hackobock (2781) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2016 January 16, 2016. Bottle, shared by linusb , thanks!
Black with a small brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, grapes, prunes,
Taste is sour, light sweet, malty and fruity. Finish is light sour with some sour cherry notes, chocolate, some toffee and prunes. Medium bodied, soft carbonation
A bit on the sour side.
rlgk (15831) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Happy New Beer in Sätila 160116. Black beer with a beige head. Sourish chocolate flavor, raisins, figs, caramel, some soot. Sourish chocolate flavor, raisins, figs, caramel, grapes, warming alcohol. A bit too sourish to suit me.
linusb (369) - SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: Pirch black, very small nougat head N: Coffee, liqourice root T: Coffee, plum, raisins O:
_angst_ (4142) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of linusb. pours pretty much dark with a small pale mocha head that leaves some sparse trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty with roasted malts, caramel, rye bread, toasted oatmeal, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, moist soil, liquorice and hints of alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty. Mouthfeel is soft, round, tiny astringent, tiny astringwent and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, caramel, oasted oatmeal, dark roast coffee, cocoa powdwr, raisins, prunes, moist soil, leather and hints of alcohol. Solid but a bit old and faded.
dnstone (2437) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 8, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a deep brown/black color with some off-white head. Sweet chocolatey aroma with a touch of alcohol. Sweet chocolately then roasty flavor with light alcohol notes and a lingering chocolatey finish that warms you going down.
Notes: Bottle carried back from the Netherlands. Aged 4-5 years (forget the year it was brewed).
Inbreak (3603) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
18.07.2015, 0,75l bottle (#?/666) shared @ BBGTC tasting:
Huge light brown creamy longlasting head. Aroma is mild oxidized, caramel, dark malts, dark sugar, raisins, grass, weeds, minerals, rope, licorice. Taste is slightly sour-ish mineraly, grass, raisins, caramel, weeds, dark malts, alcohol, paper, ashes, minerals, old hops. Medium bitterness, slightly harsh and watery mouthfeel. Fair enough, probably way over the top...
ej (1067) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared with BBGTC. Pours a black body with a large, fluffy tan head. Aroma is vanilla notes with roast, liquorice and a light oxidzed, vinous touch. Taste is liquorice, roast and malty sweetness. Some alcohol and tonnes of oxidation. Close to full bodied and avg co2.
ClubGonzo (4998) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pitch black body with a large creamy off-white head. Nose is licorice, dark fruits, raisins, port wine, chocolate and hints of dates and mild grainy notes. Taste is raisins, grains, dark fruits, chocolate, wet paper, grass and hints of coffee, dates and caramel. Medium to full body and medium to high carbonation. Nice, but way over the top age-wise; we aquired this beer in 2011 and it was already retired. History.
Zita (5938) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
sweet malty aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice heavy finish.
Hansen (8158) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown coloured and hazy. Has a light brown head, medium duration. Heavy aroma, sweet, roasted, notes of port-wine and faint smoke.