OnWisconsin (132) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A nice very dark brown almost black beer with about 3 fingers of head, brown sugar in color in a tulip glass. Aroma had a nice light aroma to it with some sweet chocolate followed by a perfect hop aroma, from the west coast with that hint of pineapple.!! Taste is pure sweet chocolate up front followed by just a little heat of the alcohol, not at all bad for a 9.2 abv. I think the abv kills off most of the IBUs as I can’t taste much of the hop that has been added to this beer but at the same time the hops hides most of this 9+abv. Mouthfeel has a bit much carbonation but as it sits it improves much in this regard. This is a porter that will be nice and sweet in about 3 years out of the cellar...
Tonkun (1113) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Dark pour with a big mocha head. Coffee, licorixe, roast. Roasty and spicy. Strong carbonation and medium body that hides the alcohol well. Smoky bitter finish
ABT_S54 (265) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle shared in a snifter. Black pour with a fairly thin head. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate and a hint of licorice. Quite dry and bitter but lots of flavours and really quite complex. Hides the ABV well and is an excellent example of an Imperial Porter.
angel77 (1358) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella 33 cl en el lúpulo en octubre 2011 con fech de cons preferente para antes 10-03-2011 (R2430). tomada en varias ocasiones durante 2010 y 2011. color negro intenso con espuma oscura. Aromas y sabores intensos tostados cacaos y amargos finales. De lo mejor de la marca probado. Buena.
BeerdedDave (801) - - JUN 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep dark brown-back color; roasted malt aroma; dark, roasted malt flavor with chocolate and alcohol notes
Jahe (96) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours black with a thick Brown head. Aroma, roasted malt, Coffe, and tropical fruit. Taste roasted malt and Coffe and a long roasted taste. Nice palate
GIJOE (922) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black, frothy tan head. Nose is bready, with notes of coffee and dark chocolate. Bitter taste. Touch of anise comes through in the aftertaste. Great brew.
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jamaty (1155) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Negra opaca, un dedo de espuma ocre cremosa. Aroma ahumado, seco. Gran cuerpo y gran textura, baja carbonatacion. Impresionante en boca. Sabor inicial afrutado, y luego complejo, frutos secos, café, regaliz, especias, tabaco...sensacional. Llena de matices. Se disfruta cada trago.
chucklemation (733) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a jet black with a long-lasting tan head. Aroma is alcohol and burnt caramel malts. Flavor is the same alcohol bite that’s on the nose, with some roast and burnt chocolate and caramel. Has a surprising, but nice, bitterness. Pretty good.
ramboraffe (1115) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
355 ml bottle from systembolaget. Black with fluffy tanned head. Smell is coffe, liqurice, burned malt, dried fruit, vanilla and dark sweet bread. Taste is sharp burned and roasted with coffee, and liqurice. When it warms up a little it opens up and becomes more balanced, but also more sweet. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.
RickFifty (657) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUN 3, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown to black color, light brown head. Licorice nose, chocolate, roasted malt, brown sugar, hints of smoke, cured meat and alcohol. Roasted malt taste, chocolate, alcohol, light sweetness, bitter espresso finish. Full body, average carbonation.