MiP (13513) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught, 6.2% at the brewpub. Sweetish aroma. Seemingly cloudy dark brown colour. Mildly roasted flavour, hint of bread. Has a little aroma hop. Not caramelly.
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at CBC 2012. Black - offwhite head. Fruity hoppy, burned malts,dry hoppy, nutty, nice high malty, nice bitterness, citrus, dark chocolate, dark roasted bread.
yngwie (13191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. It pours a very dark brown body and a dense, finger-thick dark beige head. The aroma is mostly on the roasted side, some licorice blends in, and also a light hoppyness. Roasted flavor with some licorice, a touch of caramel sauce and some bitterness. Full-bodied, dry and pleasantly carbonated with roasted malts and some bitterness in the finish. It’s a really nice one, but far from being a Black IPA or whatever you choose to call it. I’d say stout instead. And one more please. 120511
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown colour with bubbly head. Quite toasty and roasty, more stoutlike than most exapmles. Has nice roastiness and lots of hop. Good beer, assertive and balanced.
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Crystal clear garnet-black body with small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some caramel, roast, light chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, some roast, orange, light grapefruit/earthy. Light-medium body.
thewolf (11128) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours ruby red to black with a small, creamy, off-white head. Good lacing. Aroma has citric hops, coffee, roasted malts, soft cocoa. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy palate. Flavour is soft, roasted, chocolate, sharpish hops, light coffee. Very, very bitter finish. Nice.
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Chestnut colour with a small off-white head. Roasted aroma with a touch of leather, and some herbal hops. Roasted flavour with some citrus hops and a bitter finish
chrisv10 (10787) - DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Black with big beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, hops, little dry, little grapefruits, little liquorice and medium bitter.
bhensonb (10748) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Star Grocery in Berkeley, CA. Pours dark brown with a yellowish head. Aroma is rather mixed. Dark malt. Hop. Herby. Med body or better. Flavor is chocolate with some earthy "greenish" hop. It’s pretty bitter. Chocolate persists. Quite an unusual ale. A bit off the usual Cascadian versions. Nice.
brokensail (10639) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown in color with a tall tan head. Rather roasted malt and chocolate forward aroma. Lots of coffee, earthy and floral hops, mild citrus, and sweet toffee. There’s a decent bitterness to the flavor along with plenty of floral, earthy, and citrus hops. Big roasted malt and chocolate flavors, pretty heavy on the coffee as well.