Gary (1369) - chill and boost, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml: the last I remember Schwarzbier’s are black lagers, not ales. Details like that, while pedantic are maybe why these guys are out of bizness. And that’s a shame their beers get better as you try um. This is an excellent schwarzbier. Loads of roasted malt -giving texture of coffee.raisin.dark choc. burnt toast. fucken love the bitter dry roast accent on this. a mild sweet caramel flavour too. This good /was good stuff.
downender (6236) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Beer Emporium, Bristol. Deep, ruddy brown with a billowy, off-white, head. Aroma of brown sugar, toasty malts and some plum fruit. Full mouth feel, with dense malts, more dark fruits and a lingering, bitter, finish. Enjoyable.
Stuu666 (2122) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Pours black, light roast chocolate nose, taste is sweet, dry roast, light chocolate, bit fizzy.
allmyvinyl (3135) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml bottle from Drinkmonger. Pours hazy dark brown with an enormous head, carbonation a bit high as it kept growing out the glass. Aromas are light fruit and some hints of dark malt. Light chocolatiness on the taste, but ultimately a bit bland.
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, from ABM, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14.
Light black with a good sized tan head that retains well, good lacing ensues.
Nose is dark fruit, light soap, bready notes, faint hoppage, citric peel.
Taste comprises light roast, cocoa powder, bitter dark fruits.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Beersiveknown (2876) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home from ales by mail
Really quite interesting gooseberry like (NS?) notes on the aroma or perhaps a mild funkiness. Certainly more interesting than a straight forward schwarz. Full body, gentle carbonation, chocolate, licorice, light bitterness, soft fruits.
AndySnow (3110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings, Göteborg. Courtesy of Theydon_Bois.
Appearance: Very dark brown colour with a large tan head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, yeast, chocolate.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, chocolate, hops.
ekstedt (5402) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of theydon_bois. Dark, murky brown, medium beige head. Roasted coffee aroma, some toffee. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry, medium bodied.
jmgreenuk (4251) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a murky dark brown with a frothy off-white head. The aroma is light roast malt, yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a malt hop bitter light metallic palate and a long bitter finish. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Thanks to Colin. Deep amber/brown beer with a rich lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, hay, tar, some hop notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, hoppy, floral, some cocoa. Decent but not very exciting beer.