ekstedt (6489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Restrained roasted malt aroma with some dark chocolate and salmiak, with faint notes of whiskey and wood. Medium bodied, low carbonation, a bit lifeless. Well balanced with a dry finish. Quite boring.
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It’s pitch black with a light-brown, creamy head. The aroma has notes of wood, light whisky, roasted malt and peat. The flavor is slightly sweet with notes of wood, ashes, peat, whisky, roasted malt and the finish is slightly dry. The alcohol is very well hidden in this one.
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thnx Bullit. Brown, dark colored brew. Aroma is roasted malts, a bit whisky, alcoholic. Flavor is very smooth and balanced with some nice whisky flavors. Nice.
deflagro (106) - Lund, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. An almost black liquid with a small, beige head. Aroma is very rich and rather sweet, with notes of wood, slightly burnt peat, some roasted malts and vegetables. Taste is a bit smoky with a nice sweetness, roasted malts and a bit of smoked meat. Mouthfeel is thick and nice. Really good beer.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours out in a opaque dark brown colour with a small tan-coloured head. Rich aroma of fudge, nuts, oak, prunes, cocoa and roasted malts. Medium to full-bodied with rich balanced notes of oak, dark chocolate, nuts, raisin, dades, mild vanilla and roasted almonds. Smooth and bit chewy mouthfeel with a low carbonation. Long balanced finish of tobacco, dark malts, oak, toasted nuts, leather and bittersweet chocolate. Tasty!
olsvammel (5808) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2009
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2010 Pitch black liquid with a light brown foam. Smell of chocolate, coffee and whisy. Smooth mouthfeel with a taste of coffee, chocolate, wood, nuts and whisky. A very nice beer!
KyotoLefty (9124) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 25, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of oak, soy, seaweed, caramel, coffee, bitter chocolate, pine, wood. Flavors of seaweed, pine, soy sauce, vanilla, bitter chocolate, and huge oak. Very thick, rich, palate. Marvelously satisfying. Delicious.
planky84 (2860) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Utobeer market stall. Pours a dark ruby-brown with a light brown head. Nice yeasty smell with aromas of dark chocolate, vanilla, oak, licorice. Peaty taste. Flavours of malts, smoke, bitter chocolate, figs, cinammon, burnt treacle. Has peaty, smokey finish.
dnstone (2601) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 10, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours pitch black with a small tan head that fades. Smells chocolatey and sweet; a bit of a wine nose. Tastes chocolatey and roasty with a light whiskey touch.
sebletitje (9073) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 7, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle# 18119, September ’07 brew.
Pours dark brown, black with no head, few mocha bubbles and thin golden lacing.
Aroma of light roasted malts, some smoke, whiskey is moderate.
Flavor, some char smoke, malty roast.
Thin chocolate mouthfeel, wood barrel with light bitter finish. Whiskey and wood character were a little more pronounced in the finish.