Leighton (17258) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ket at Fermentorem - Copenhagen. Pours oily black with a moderate, creamy tan cap. Dark chocolate nose, chalky roast, burnt sugars. Medium to big sweet flavor, baking cocoa, light smoked meat. Full bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Light dry chocolate finish, good roast, some meat, charred malts. Nice stuff overall.
deanso (7942) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the fermentoren.
Thick creamy tan head. Clear black pour. A lovely brew.
juanenka (258) - valladolid, SPAIN - APR 27, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Grifo. Presencia negra opaca con corona beige duradera. Aroma a roasted café chocolate especias. Sabor complejo café regaliz alcohol todo muy bien integrado una cerveza redonda
Gerbeer (2815) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
500 ml bottle. Pours black with light head. Aromas of vanilla, dark fruit, and some smoke with a sour bite. Oily and smooth. Flavors of light smoke, roasted malts, vanilla, and strong black coffee.
BRW (1919) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black colour with brown head. Coffee, roasted malts and dark chocolate aroma. Roasted, coffee and sweet taste. Full body.
VsXsV (3752) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, peat, light ash, chocolate, biscuit, licorice and light booze. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with notes of coffee, licorice, light banana and light smoke. Medium to full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Good beer.
Cunningham (6462) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Black color with a small tan head.
Aroma: Coffee, roasted malt, chocolate and light smoke.
Palate: Full body. Moderate sweet, and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, light smoked and some fruity notes.
Overall impression: Nice tasty evening sipper.
Personal stats: On tap at En Öl & Whiskymässa 2013 in Göteborg, Sweden
blipp (7779) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Jay. Pours near black with a beige head. Big roasted malts, almost ashy, with hints of smoke, and light floral bitterness. Lighter hints of dark fruits. A little over the top, but still pretty good.
Pyrmir (5201) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, rated from backlog. Black with tan head. Smoked and black malts, cigar ash, cocoa, peat, vanilla and dark chocolate
j12601 (9100) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Dany that I took to a tasting at Andy’s. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin to medium sized beige head. Cocoa, chocolate, roast and a bit of smoke. Touches of plums and smoke. Roast and bitter cocoa. Chocolate, lingering bitterness with a touch of oxidization.