Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - DEC 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Olfestival 2011 Kobenhavn. Pitch black with tiny brown head. Roasted malt aroma with lots of chocolate, licorice adn some caramel. Sweet malty taste with roasted dry bitter finish.
LoFi (1443) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a light brown head.
Aroma: chocolate, licorice.
Taste: loads of licorice, black wine gums, black currants, some coffee.
Furseth (1904) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle@Gothenburg Porterfestival: Dark red colour, with a nice creamy brown head. Aroma is dominated of sweet maltynes,sugar,caramelly,dusty, vanilla,coffee, and a nice fruitynes in the end. Flavor had a nice dry coffee beans/Caramelly mouthfeeling, there was also citrus and raisins, medium body long fruity finish
Nisse666 (3555) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample from bottle at Porterfestivalen 2011-11-19 Göteborg
AR: fizzy, roasted malt
AP: dark brown colored body, wee beige head
F: sour roasted malt, chocolate, coffey, not to nice - not ready
gnoff (7036) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Porterfestivalen 2011, sampled on November 19, 2011
Black color, brown head. Sweet licorice scent. Sweet, a bit acidic, dry taste. Moussy mouthfeel, high bitterness.
_angst_ (2093) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample @ Porterfestivalen in Gothenburg on November 19. Pours brownish black with a small brown head. Smell is rather subtle with toasted malts and some chocolate. Taste is sweet, slightly sour and slightly watery with coffee and fruits like plums.
Rune (6948) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle bought at Barley Wine. Dissipating tan-coloured head, near-black body with deep brown highlights. Dark chocolate malts to the nose along with a touch of anise. Spiced dark fruits and roasted dark malts in flavour. Sharp, dark bitter finish. Gives a vinous impression now and then. Likable (hotel room, Copenhagen 03.11.2011).
oh6gdx (19677) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@SBWF2011. Black colour, small beigeish brown head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, some roasted malts as well as mild toffeeish notes. Flavour is rather similar with also some wooden notes as well as mild honey like sweetness. Wellbalanced, and quite easy to drink.
gyllenbock (3712) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at SBWF, October 6, 2011.
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, roasted malt and some notes of spices. The same in the taste. The body was quite powerful. A good and easy to enjoy Stout.
Hansen (5980) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Almost black, starts with a huge head, then diminishing. Light brown head. Aroma is sweet, dark, spicy and a bit sharp. Flavor starts sweet, then moderate sweet. A bit sharp. Creamy, syrupy texture. Lively carbonation.