Beer5000 (5302) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
180 ml bottle. Black body with a thin brown head. Aroma of sweet, roasted malt, molasses, coffee and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet, roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, bitter and warming alcohol. Full bodied. The alcohol it selves is more obvious than the actual whisky flavor. Damn nice anyway.
Countbeer (5585) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle: Thanks to Noize.
Bottle # 165/1440:
Small brown foamy head on top of a black beer.
Smell coffee beans, cacao, roasted/burnt malts, hints of chocolate and alcohol.
Taste coffee, coffee beans, roasted malts, bitter, dark chocolate, hint of warmth (alcohol), hint of tar and a slight hint of something earthy.
Bitter, coffee and grass in the aftertaste.
Low carbo, medium to full body and soft silky mouthfeel.
abemorsten (3378) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2011
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle # 531 shared at one of gunnar’s top shelf beer tastings. Black with clear red edges and topped by a short lived creamy brown head. Molasses and alcohol among the aromas along with roasted notes and dark dried fruits. Sweet and alcoholic flavors with plenty of roasted notes and coffee. Full bodied and splendid!
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 29, 2011
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle #421 courtesy of steptin, thank you sir! Very dark brown color, medium brown head with fair retention. Aroma of booze, wood, vanilla, chocolate, raisins. Taste is whisky and dark chocolate. Good stuff!
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 15, 2011
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Black pour with a nice foamy tan head. Sweet whiskey heaven! Lots of molasses, whiskey, grade b maple syrup, dates, ash. Flavor is sweet up front, a nice bitterness from the roasted dark malts hits, whiskey, chocolate, sweet delicious heaven!
gunnar (6909) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Ivar, Thanks. Pours dark brown with a small creamy white head. Aroma of whisky, alcohol and roasted coffee. Smooth carbonation. Taste is more whisky, liquorice and light roasted coffee, another good one from De Molen.
Sigmund (5972) - Tau, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Green-waxed bottle, kindly shared by my beerpal Ivar. ABV 12.5%. Black colour, moderate brown head. Oaky and roasty aroma, hints of fusel alcohols and leather. Roasty flavour, notes of oak (whisky cask).
dnstone (2396) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 9, 2011
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sweet roasty chocolatey aroma with strong alcohol tones. Sweet, chocolatey and coffee-roasty with light wood tones and defined alcohol notes, definitely a touch of whiskey.
Geokkjer (6866) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle.Pours black with a nice off-white head.Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, whisky, peat and fruitiness.Flavor is sweet and malty with some chocolate and coffee notes.Warming.Very nice
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
18cl bottle courtesy of anders37 AKA Secret Santa
This beer pours black with a small brown head. It’s very smooth to drink with a touch of licorice in the flavor. It has some nice warming in the finish