Dedollewaitor (14258) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at EBF. Pitch black bith no head. Mild, smooth, low carbonation, roast, coffee, chocolate, vinous, wood & full body.
omhper (20449) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
<i>Bottled at European Beer Festival, Copenhagen. </i> Very dark brown, no head. Arma of vanilla and sherry. Salty and dense with coffee and caramel. Intense and compact with salty peaty finish.
thewolf (11313) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ EBF, 2008, Carlsberg.
Pours utterly black with a small, creamy, beige head. Aroma is vinious, lightly peity smoke, some tar and well roasted malts. Low carbonated, but a great creamy feel. Flavour is vinious, almonds, coriander, vanilla, roasted malts. Long, lingering, vinious finish.
oh6gdx (21546) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@EBF2008. Pitch black colour, no head. Aroma is oak, vanilla, sweet malts, chocolate and roasted notes. Flavour is sweet alcohol, caramel malts, roasted malts, some chocolate and vanilla. More "raw" than the 30 I tried "on the side" of this one.
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a fully diminished tan head. Dense roasted and chocolate malty aroma. Smooth and roasted malt flavour with a distinct tarish dryness and smooth chocolate note. Acidic bitterness into the finish with a lasting chocolate roasted base flavour going into the far finish.
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown with tiny beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, whiskey, smoke and oak. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel, chcocolate, whiskey, wood and coffee notes. Ends sweet.
MiP (13990) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Weak smoked aroma, hint of whisky. Almost black colour. Good whisky flavour, not alcoholic, but the flavour is like that. Roasted, liquorice flavour. A little salt and a good whisky aroma.
TURDFERGUSON (4004) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by tom at the carolina crew tasting. Thanks! Pours dark brown with a sudsy tan lace. Nose is noticeable scotch, brown sugar, roasted malts, pretty nice smelling actually. Flavor is a bit thinner than expected from the nose: oak, scotch, rich caramel malts.
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Carolina Crew tasting! Bottle courtesy of Tom! Thanks! Dark brown pour with minimal beige head. Sweet malts combined with oak and whiskey on the nose. Nice roasty flavors with notable hints of whiskey.
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2008
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to the ALE club for this one. Pour was deep deep brown with a slight head. Aroma was of sweet and delicious scotch, malt, oak, roast, and some vanilla. Very smooth on the palate. Some more roasted and oak characters came out after the sweet malt and scotch. Damn fine brew. Would love to try the 16 and 30.