luttonm (2537) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at a Seattle tasting. Dark red-black, small head. Deep aroma. Cough syrup, some artificial fruit. Barleywine notes, rich cherry. Tart, dark chocolate. Alc reasonably balanced. Interesting.
Aniela (2500) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black beer with a not lasting tanned head. Dried dark fruits, vanilla, dark chocolate, licorice aroma with some alcohol hints. simliar flavour, maybe a bit too much alcohol flavour. This one needs to mature for a few years to peak.
Inbreak (2485) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 3, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
03.04.2014, 0,33l bottle (#300) @ home:
Nice light brown dense creamy longlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich, dark malts, cognac, oak, licorice, dark sugar, dark chocolate, vanilla, burnt caramel, dark fruits, cocoa nibs. Taste is rich and very balanced, dark malts, oak, cognac, dark chocolate pudding, licorice, vanilla, caramel, dark sugar, cocoa nibs, coffee, old rope. Medium bitterness, very smooth slightly dry and syrupy mouthfeel. Very nice, but I think I remeber the regular one as much better.
Kavu (2479) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
0,2l on tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, dark fruits, cognac and alcohol. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee, cognac, dark fruits and hops. Great!
armando629 (2420) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
0,33 l bottle from De Molen Shop, courtesy of Balazs, thanks!
Poured rock oil, small but stable beige head. Very intensive aroma with roasted grains, burnt wood, alcohol and plum, ash and overriped fruits. Huge, oily body with caramel, whiskey, roasted grains and burnt wood. Fruity, demonish beer that shows us the temptation.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from DeMolen. Dark brown almost black with a small, light tan head. Aroma of cocoa, whiskey, vanilla, roasted malt and alcohol. Flavor is boozy up front with plenty of chocolate, bitter roast and oak. Medium to full body with soft carbonation and a long hot finish. Very similar to the other BA versions.
Ktwse (2265) - SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2014 Pours black with low dark tan head. Aroma of muscovado, bourbon barrel, molasses, dark chocolate, light coffee. Taste is sweetish coffee, chocolate and vanilla rich, loaded with muscovado. Rich, creamy body with soft carbonation.
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PriorL (2227) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle, shared with Mathieu87.
APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, nice stable beige head.
NOSE: whiskey, alcohol, coffee, chocolate.
TASTE: whiskey, coffee, mocha, vanilla.
KingCecil (2062) - DENMARK - MAR 15, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home from Mikkeller & Friends bottleshop…. It pours pitch black with a medium creamy beige head…..sweet roasted malt, coffee, oak, chocolate, licorice, dark fruits…… nice...
OldMrCrow (1998) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a Seattle tasting. Molasses, a bit of spice. Delicious dark toffee. Hints of raspberry. Interesting imperial stout; I like it.