fonefan (31813) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark black brown colour with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark malt, caramel, wood, alcohol - cognac. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, alcohol warm, alcohol - cognac, dark chocolate and dark roasted malt. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic.
yespr (28711) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
33 cl bottle at Arendsnest. Pours pitch balck with a creamy dense chocolate brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted malt and light cognac. Smooth chocolate malty, mild cognac and vaguely fruity. Light bitterness, lingering dark chococlate malty finish with a mild alcohol warmth.
Ungstrup (27760) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. a pitch black beer with a huge dark brown head. The aroma has notes of cognac, roasted malt, and coffee. the flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, wood, and cognac, leading to a dry roasted chocolate finish.
oh6gdx (19677) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (from bierkompass.de). More or less pitch black colour, thick fluid, no head. Aroma is ginger bread, liquorice, some sweetness, vanilla and mild malts. Flavour is spirit sweetness, liquorice, some burning alcohol on the tongue as well as some mild sweet wooden notes.
joergen (18930) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Botttle at Bishops Arms Savoy.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, licorice, chocolate and oak with notes of dried fruits.
Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, chocolate and licorice with notes of alcohol.
Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.
omhper (18366) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, at tasting at _angst_. Black, small coarse head. Licorice and chocolate, some cognac. Less full bodied than I remember the regular version to be. Salty and warming, rich on chocolate. Long bitter finish. Not sure I like what the cognac chips has done to it.
anders37 (14818) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small longlasting off-white head. Has a roasted malty fruity chocolate and weak cognac aroma. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate and dark fruit flavor with hints of cognac. Has a roasted malty chocolate, cognac and dark fruit finish.
Dedollewaitor (13022) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Thanks to Nightfall. Pours black with a lovely creamy head and lacings. Wauuw - really handsome. Vinous nose of dark fruit, oak and roast. Smooth and full bodied. Fruity and vinous flavor. Oak, prune, roast and a bit of vanilla. Some toffee and chocolate. Creamy and smooth mouthfeel. A bit of warmth. Nice.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Zombier, Málaga, brewed 08/11/2011
Black color; generous brownish head. Aroma of cookies, light rubber. Good roasted malt and dark chocolate flavor, very smooth mouthfeel, with moderate residual sweetness, and light presence of generic distillate (the cognac); warming alcohol feeling; correct bitterness.
As usual, a very good dark beer from De Molen, although not complex or special as others.
MiP (12863) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2011
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draught, 11% at Borefts 2011. Strangely fruity aroma, not so good... Berries? Black colour. Almost no head. Roasted flavour, also a little wet rag in there. This tastes as if something went wrong.