fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask (gravity) @ The National Winter Ales Festival 2008, Manchester, UK. [ My UK rating # 600 ] Clear medium brown color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery but very smooth, carbonation is soft to flat. (160108)
yespr (35128) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From cask at Bishops Arms. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and breadish. Light metallic. Dark malty, bitter, light acidic and breadish. Bitter and dark malty finish.
Ungstrup (30497) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2005
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
[Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen] An opaque red-brown beer with a small brown head. The aroma is sweet roasted with notes of caramel and hints of coffee - the flavor is like the aroma, but combined with notes of berries. The mouthfeel is smooth.
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(On tap) Black and almost opaque with a vague reddish hue. Creamy, beige head leaving some laces. Lightly burned, malty nose. Rather full body, lightly burned malty flavours with some incredibly delicious almost vinous accents - port - and some accents of dried fruit. Discreet hoppy finish. 160406
joergen (23600) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Charlies.
Black coloured with a beige head.
Roasted aroma with notes of coffee and liquorice.
Roasted flavour of coffee, liquorice and chocolate.
Long dry finish of liquorice.
The cask version is much better than the bottled version.
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 29, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@Old Bank, Turku. Black opaque, not much head. Very fine roasted malt and toffeeish flavour, with hints of dark chocolate. Flavour is strong roasted malt with hints of oak. A bit bitter finish and caramelly aftertaste.
omhper (21288) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 7, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Black. Buttery malty nose. Sweetish with rounded mouthfeel. Soft and lightly roasty. Mostly bold and butterscotchy, salty finish. Possibly one of the best 1000 porters in the UK.
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a black colour with a small off-white head. Fruity roasted malty aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty flavor with lots of chocolate and coffee. Roasted malty finish with some fruitieness.
cgarvieuk (17341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2008 Cask at Manchester Winter ale festial 08 ... Deep black ... roast deep smokey malt nose ... lots of chocolate ... lots of rich malts .
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2002
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2005 Cask Conditioned
Dark color, with brown and red shades, nice creamy cap. Nice aroma, malt, roasted malt, cardboard, coffee, unmalted grains, bran. Very smooth, absolutely chocolatey, with delicate notes of coffee; the necessary residual sweetness.