goozen (3674) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Boreft Beer Festival ’12, Bodegraven: Black coloured brew with an taste of Belgian Pralines, they got that taste perfectly in liquid form.
Gerbeer (2810) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle. Pours black with medium dark tan head. Aroma of dark coffee beans, vanilla, and dark berries. Creamy but warm; can catch the alcohol. Flavors of black coffee, something like vanilla extract, and burnt malts. A tad acidic. Not bad but expecting more...
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - SEP 13, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ home..... It pours pitch black with a small creamy tan head.....The aroma is very sweet candy, chocolate, vanilla and light roasted malt..... very nice thick chocolate, vanilla flavor.... full body.... very nice! ....
DoublEE (782) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Overall, I was really pleasantly surprised by this one. The aroma was just fantastic, and it was followed up by a strong taste and nice smooth mouthfeel. My only real complaint would be the price, $14 for a 500mL bottle is pretty damn pricey. That being said, I would buy this again if it were on the shelf, even at that price.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is liquorice, chocolate, deep roast, some vanilla. Flavour is creamy vanilla with deep bitter liquorice, big roast, all very creamy. Liquorice and vanilla linger on and on.
jmgreenuk (6740) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at De Molen 2nd Tuesday tasting. Poured almost black with a thin tab head. Some vanilla in the aroma which is very present in the flavour along with liquorice and coffee. Nice to taste, but I found the alcohol a little overpowering.
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Iphonephan (5541) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a bottle at a de molen tasting. Dark pour with a thick dark tan head. Musty aroma hiding red currant notes. Bitter chocolate Warming alcohol. Long lingering bitter roasted finish.
Vaiz (4172) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ 2nd tuesday tasting @ de Molen, hosted by dEnk. Black pour, foamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, ripe fruits, vanilla, shoe polish and some spices. Flavor is bitter roasty, some breay yeast, somewhat salty and a bit rough. Very decent body, a bit out of balance. Nice brew.
slimspady (219) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 10, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
From Andrew Hilton growler into snifter. Midnight black, very thin tan head. Vanilla, alcohol dominate the nose. Some coffee. Explosion of flavor on the palate. Nice and thick! Vanilla, dark malt and alcohol. Complex, yet smooth. Overall: great beer, excellent flavors that blend well together. Easy to drink. Creamy texture. 081212
DuffMan (8801) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 10, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fresh growler, shared at RBAG Summer Session 2012. Murky black body, light brown head. Aroma has elements of sweet (vanilla), roast (coffee, chocolate), and bitter (something stemmy veggie green). Sweet rich palate, lots of milk chocolate, molasses, vanilla, with a light bitterness in the finish. Delicious! I think Fred Durst summed it up best when he said "I did it all for the Dookie! Yeah! the Dookie! Yeah! the Dookie! Yeah!"