aenima (253) - Askim, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of dark dried fruits, chocolate, whiskey, wood, vanilla. The flavour is very much the same. Very well balanced.
dmac (3995) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Eileen. Poured an oily pitch black body with a smaller creamy deep beige head. Aroma sweet smoke, sherry, wood, dark berries, dark molasses and soy sauce. Full bodied with average carbonation and some heat. Flavor is smoke, sherry, cask, soy, black olives, bad dark chocolate. Interesting sipper.
devman171 (949) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2013 On tap at Mekong, pours black with low head, aroma is roasted sweet bourbon malt. Taste is very smooth roast with a nice whiskey finish.
Yorker (1162) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tiny tan head that leaves no lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, peat, liquorice, chocolate, and a little vanilla – with a bitter and peaty finish.
hallinghansen (1939) - Odense S, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Odense Beer & Ball Saturday - Cardiff vs. Arsenal. Dark brown body with a tiny offwhite head. Tar, asphalt, wood, smoke, whisky notes. Bitter end.
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Beer & Ball Saturday, Odense. 13,000th Tasting. Pours black with bubbles on top. Molasses, dark fruit, vague roast and a vinous complex note. Smoke and wood. Woody flavor, some roast , mild peat, soy and mollases. Smooth and oily. Fine sipper.
Christian (11055) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Odense Beer & Ball Saturday - Viborg - Sønderjysk E. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice and caramel, with some peated smoke. Sweet dark malt flavour of licorice with peated smoke and some ashy notes
BoBoChamp (5404) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl, Bottle N°07420, new exclusive Scottish brew Anno 2013, from Voldby Købmandsgaard Hammel, complex sweet Porter, roasted/woody and slightly malty/spicy, yet not too heavy, very balanced, hazy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet expensive!
Valgreen (646) - DENMARK - NOV 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ døe meeting. Pitch black, no head or lacing. Aroma, roasted malts, chocolate, smoke, alcohol, dark fruits, wood/oaky, .Taste, roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, whiskey, smoke, wood. Oily mouth feel. Roasted malt, smoky aftertaste. Nice warming feeling.
finol (2145) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a chocolate Brown head.
Heavy cocolatey brew, some coffee stout like, but some vinousity remides that it is an old ale. Good body but slightly too much peat.