oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@vPBF2012. Black colour, mediumsized brown head that leaves nice lace. Aroma is toffee, coffee, sweet malts, some mild roasted notes as well as mild almonds and some slight liquorice. Flavour is liquorice, sweet malts, toffee, mild roasted ashy notes.
Japalo (1046) - DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap@mikkeller. Black small head. Caramel roasted coffe notes. Dry crisp. So Nice. Simpel but great.
Aniela (2301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CCB Day, Sätila 2012-07-07. Black beer with a huge brown head. Coffee, almond, some tar, chocolate, biscuits aroma. Coffee, tar, hoppy, nutty, biscuits flavour with a bit to much bitterness. Otherwise a nice beer.
ej (615) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a black body with a huge, fluffy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, fresh ground coffee, almonds, caramel, slight roast and toffee. Taste starts out sweet chocolate, giving way to bitter coffee and bready maltyness. Finish is bitter with a nice aftertaste of coffee and chocolate. Medium body and soft carbonation.
tricyclist (536) - Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Stange pour, black with deep tan head. Aroma is mild, roasted malts, vanilla and cocoa, coffee, smooth and mild. Flavor is intense though, dark coffee, bitter chocolate and milk chocolate, mild vanilla, smooth roasted malt background. Medium body with nice lacing. Really a nice imperial porter.
JohnnyJ (4080) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black pour, with a nice tan head. Dark chocolate, bitter roast, nuts, coffee, cocoa, and and light vanilla. Tasty.
Dunbar72 (133) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Tkrjukoff’s CCB-day in Sätila. Gushing bottle! Pours black with a large brown head. Nutty aroma, dark malts, coffee. Lots of licorice in the taste, sourness from dark malts.
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a big tan head. Aroma of toffee. vanilla and coffee - coming together a bit cappucino-like. Malty flavour, hard roasted, but still round and sweet. Lots of vanilla and some coffee. Slightly ashy aftertaste. Highly carbonated which doesn’t quite work
gnoff (7445) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared @ Timo’s/tkrjukoff’s CCB Day tasting on July 7, 2012.
Gushing, very much so.
Black color, dark brown head. Sweet, chocolate, nutty, roasted, coffee, cocoa, almond scent. Salty, roasted, malty, coffee, chocolate taste. Dry, roasted, cocoa aftertaste. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
Marsiblursi (2983) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle) Pours black with a pale brown head. The aroma holds chocolate, coffee, vanilla, cookies, tar/asphalt, hints of raisins and some hoppy undertones. The flavour is light to medium sweet, medium bitter and tiny acidic with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla ice cream, cookies, mild asphalt and woodsy/resinous/citric hop. The mouthfeel is round and creamy with a light to medium carbonation. Vanilla and fairly balanced roast on the finish. Medium to full bodied.