Arve_Christian (3031) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vinmonpolet Vika
Pours black , some foam
Medium body& high complexity
Chocolate taste , velvet viscosity
Very enjoyable as dessert beer
gunnar (5213) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Vika. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee, dark caramel. Taste is smooth, thick and moderate sweet with a moderate roasted touch. Lingering sweetness, well hidden alcohol.
larsga (6172) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small beige head. Opaque black body. Earthy coffee aroma with new car notes. Dry-sweet coffee and earth taste with burnt grainy notes. Fullish body. Mild, slightly hot mouthfeel. Dry roasty oily coffee aftertaste with syrupy notes. Nice, harmonic, but surprisingly little complexity. (0.33l bottle, wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)
jfb (3745) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) pours a pitch black colour with a huge creamy dark beige head. aroma of brown sugar and spicy hops, milk chocolate icing, toasted malts and espresso, with a hint of mango, very earthy. flavour is mostly the same, lots of chocolate, coffee and earth, with a hint of caramel, some very light notes of strawberries and no alcohol detectable. surprisingly thin-bodied with soft carbonation. not as good as the earlier incarnations.
Borup (5750) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Mikkeller Bar. Black with a nice beige head. Aroma and flavour of chcoclate, roasted malt, coffee, spice and licorice.
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Mikkeller bar. Aroma is strAight up coffee. Plus black and drinks smooth. Malty. Slightly hot.
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Pitch black - light brown head. Coffee. Sweetness. Light sharpness. Light berries. Nice bitterness. Light alcoholic. Hogh malty. Nice burned. Pleasant.
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From tap at MikkellerBar. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is dense coffee and toasted malty. Smooth malty and coffee herbal. Smooth and lingering, well hidden alcohol content. Smooth coffee finish.
sixtyneedles (27) - Athens, GREECE - APR 15, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Home
Color is thick brown to almost black pours a small black head that disappears really soon Aroma is dominated by coffee and roasted malts the taste is biter sweet very similar flavors to the aroma with a small alcohol presence and some spicy notes the body is medium the carbonation is soft the after taste is biter coffee and lasts really long could never have guessed the 11,6 abv great brew!
madsberg (10142) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense light Brown head. Loads of coffee in the aroma. Roast, some spice, Cocoa, grass. Flavour of fresh coffee, Cocoa, chocolate, light herbs, liqourice. Quite unrefined and rouge. Medium bodied. Ends on a rough roasted bitterness.