blipp (5595) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours near black with a beige head. Light roasted malty aroma with some bourbon-like sweetness. The flavor has roasted and burnt malts, coffee, and lighter bourbon. Pretty good.
KingCecil (2033) - DENMARK - MAY 24, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle........It pours pitch black with a large dark creamy brown head..... The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, alcohol, and some wood...... The flavor is sweet, roasted malt, alcohol and coffee...
jtclockwork (6939) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Blipp at my house. Pours black with dark brown head. Nose/taste of bourbon, oak, vanilla, roasted chocolate malt, roast coffee and cocoa - lots of roasted chocolate. Medium body.
Camons (4848) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home, slight geuser. Pours black with a huge fluffy light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, oak, dark fruit, hints of bourbon. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, raisins and plums, oak, hints of bourbon. Thin to medium body, overly high and abit aggressive carbonation. I prefer the original to this. 190512
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at a tasting at James’ place. Pours a deep black with a medium to large dense tan head. Big bourbon, loads of roast, cocoa and chocolate. Medium to thick body, cocoa and roast, coffee and chocolate. Lots of cocoa, roast and bourbon. Lovely.
anders37 (15300) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with nice hints of bourbon. Roasted malty woody chocolate flavor with hints of bourbon. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate finish.
thebeertourist (4620) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Olympen. Black with a huge, light brown head. Complex nose with vanilla and smoke in the lead. Quite smokey flavours, hints of chocolate, vanilla flavours linger. A beer for dark times.
Pinball (10596) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. This one did in fact gush very slightly. Ah, de molen. lol.. i thought it was from proef. pours very pitch black with a giant smooth but with large bubbles in it brown head. Aroma of coffee, bourbon, roasted malts, not overly hopped, smooth, complex, caramel, brown sugar, faint traces of licorice, perhaps also brown cookies. flavor is roasted malts, bourbon, hard roasted malts, burnt wood, flowery hoppy bitterness, the end is very dry, lots of roasted malts, alc. burns a bit in the aftertaste. Very good imp. stout.
Bragesnak (5328) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From Skjold Burne, Aarhus, DK.
Brown with beige head. Aroma of caramel and alcohol. Flavour with wood, malt and dried fruit.
cgarvieuk (12892) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
sample at home ... deep black ... thinest lacing ... soft coffee roast ... light malt roast ... light fizz ... soft coffee roast ... soft sweet malts ... little chocolate ... simple roast ... decent solid roast malt