madmitch76 (16507) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
5th August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Opaque black beer, big tan head. Smooth semi dry palate. Warming! Roasty with coffee and unsweet dark chocolate. Minerals. Bold well integrated smoky whisky. Dry finish. Well joined up. What a first beer of the day! Phew!
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ 3th Borefts 2011. A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of vanilla, wood, dark malts and hints of choclate. The taste is burny, ntes of whisky. There is vanilla dark malts and chocolate. The aftertaste is burny, bitter with alcohol.
skortila (4665) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2011
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. The aroma has roast, chocolate. Is not very strong. Black coloured beer with a beautifull, creamy beige head. The taste is sweet, has chocolate, whisky, some sweet whisky. Definately not too much Laphroaig. There is some medicin, but all quite well balanced. Lingering chocolate bitterness with some whisky. Very nice.
MrHangover (2949) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Black pour with a tanned head. Aroma of coffee and nuts. The Laphroaigh comes later in the aroma, revealed by it’s peat. Flavour has dark chocolate bitterness and some alcoholic whisky flavours. Really nice how the Laphroaigh gave it’s notes to this beer. 11% ABV was noteable but not disturbing. Did gave me a headache next day.
MiP (13912) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Borefts 2011. Weak roasted aroma. Black colour. Very small light brown head. The flavour is very roasted with a bit of roast barley bitterness. Good creamy mouthfeel. Late alcohol bite.
Holy (835) - GERMANY - OCT 13, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
@BBF 2011. Nice big flavors in this one! Vanilla, coco - bit of alcohol in here. Thick mouth feel, very nice!
DutchDrebus (4421) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pitch black, opague colour with a light brown head. Smells a bit flat, wine and wood. Tastes a bit sour, coffee and roasty. Warming mouthfeel, thin, low carbo, full body.
Dazz3 (1555) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at SB & WF 2011. Pours pitch black with a small light brown head. Smells smoky and vanilla. Tastes smoky, malty and vanilla with a similar finish.
Fin (7894) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at The Wildeemaan, Amsterdam, Netherlands on Saturday 01.10.11 Really roasty, pitch black with a light beige head. This is rich and very full in the mouth, roasty and with a nice bitterness. The hops show, it is soft in the mouth A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6
Martinus (3310) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black, coffee colour head. Aroma smoky, liquorice, coffee, some sea aroma’s. Very dry and quite bitter taste, smoke, roasted malts, liquorice, slight vanilla, Islay whisky. Somewhat warming alcohol tones. Finish dry, smoky with a nice hoppy and burned malts bitterness. Nice one!
(Bottle @ Borefts ’11)