mikeyo1 (29) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home, 2010 vintage. Dark red with a beige head. Aroma is slightly sweet of smoke, licorice, birch, nuts, some chocolate and vinous notes of raison and plums in the background and a metallic hint.
Body is light and thin.
Tastes of smoked malt, chocolate, burnt sugar , licorice, wood. Aftertaste is dry with nuttiness, floral, and some metallic and dry vinous note of raisins.
jookos (1313) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample@sbwf’13. Iirc this was some sort of aged version. Which was apparent- salty licorice, with vinous malty dark roasty flavours. Nice.
RexTalionis (1990) - FINLAND - SEP 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours black in color, bubbly tan head. Dark barrels woodyness and some light vinous notes in aroma. Roasted coasted, light chocolate notes. Feels a bit thin, not that much of flavor here. Some roasted notes towards the net.
Hermod (2582) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle @ sbwf13. 2007 vintage. Black, brown head. Oatmeal, sweetness, licorice in aroma. Flavor has licorice, roasted malt, oatmeal. Smooth, with coffee lingering. Quite thin. Tasty porter.
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daknole (8006) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks Timo! Pours a super dark brown, almost black. Brown head. Flavors of heavily roasted malt, molasses, pumpernickel bread. Big and bold flavored porter here!
BRW (445) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black colour with beige head. Roasted malt aroma. Intense roasted malt taste with some dark chocolate, slightly acidic. Medium body.
Yorker (849) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with some sediment and a tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is liquorice, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, and a little smoke. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, and smoke – with a slightly bitter finish.
Lilja (1222) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smak och doft av choklad, järvägsslipers, aska, syrlig espresso, bränd karamell, en aning rök. Lite tunn kropp men med en behaglig beska och god eftersmak. Egen karaktär.
Pyrmir (2425) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @SWBF12, rated from old notes. Aroma of roasty malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is roasty and smooth, grain and chocolate. Finish is roasty and smooth.
jredmond (4597) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Clockwork’s Dec 8th, 2012 tasting. Pours a dark brown body with light lacing. Aroma is roast, sweet cocoa - pretty straight forward porter thus far. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of roast, light hop bite, spice, bitter chocolate, and coca.