bytemesis (6582) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 14, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours opaque black with a medium brown head and great, creamy lacing. Aroma is smoke, dark roasted malts, coffee. Flavor is medium smoky, lightly sweet and lightly coffee bitter. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Nice.
note666 (1246) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2013 - 03 - 05 330ml bottle (with a white label). dark brown colour. medium, , firm, tan head. spicy, herbal aroma, alcohol present. light bitter taste.
tderoeck (8057) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
18/I/13 - on tap @ Emelisse brewery and restaurant - BB: n/a - (not the white label version, confirmed by the brewer himself) (2013-31)
Clear dark purple brown beer, creamy solid beige to brown head, very stable, adhesive. Aroma: (first cold, straight from the tap) very hoppy, grassy, on warming up a bit dusty, cocoa powder, fruity esters. MF: soft carbon, full body, smooth creamy texture. Taste: chocolate, more chocolate, mocha, whipped cream, cocoa powder.little sweet, sugary, bitter hops, bit grassy. Aftertaste: dark chocolate, mocha, bitter hops, some vanilla, bit smoky, ashes, dry hoppy ending with still some fruity notes.
Hotbeerboy (25) - - DEC 26, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pitch black, opaque color, brown head. Smell peat, coffee, wood and whisky. Taste smoke, peat, coffee and whisky again. Medium carbonation, medium body.
madsberg (11360) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma. Sweetness, peat, smoke, ash, roast. Flavour. Vanilla, smoke, roast, chocolate, peat and cocoa. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is earthy peat, slight iodine and quite some roasty malt. Flavour is deep peaty liquorice bitterness, big roast, molasses, smoke, ash and asphalt. Great balance. Awesome.
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beer-marathon, Sdr. Borup / Randers the 2012th Black beer with a medium brown head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, coffee, smoke and hops. The taste is dominated by hard roasted malt, smoke, hops. Moderately sweet and a kcremet texture. Moderately bitter in taste and aftertaste
Cuso (7625) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 13, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from brewery. Dark brown color with almost no head. Aroma of plums, whiskey, wood, earthy notes. Taste, sweet, chocolate, coffee, licorice, caramel, syrup, whiskey, smoked wood. Coffee bitter, peated finish. Very nice, even better than not peated version.
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Black pour with a small beige head. Aroma of peat, dark fruits, roasted malts and a little chocolate. Flavour is slightly vinous, peat, chocolate dark overripe fruit, vanilla and some alcohol in the finish. Full bodied and low carbonation.
daknole (10848) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to ibrew2or3. Black pour. Aroma is up front smoke, band aid, espresso and dark chocolate. Peaty flavor, a little charred, some light tartness is present.