rlgk (8455) - Skövde, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Bomber-o-rama, Göteborg. Pitch black beer with a small brownish head. Malty whisky aroma, oak, coconut, vanilla, roasted, hay, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, licorice, coffee, milk, warming alcohol, dry woody, spicy, chipotle, some soot. Ash flavor, soot, dark chocolate, lots of coffee, bitter, roasted, peat, licorice, vanilla, cocoa powder, whiskey, coconut, tobacco. Heavy stuff but good.
Benzai (5753) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled from bottle @ Borefts 12. Opaque pitch black color, small sized, mostly diminishing, fair lacing, light to medium brown colored head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasty, burned, whiskey. Taste is light to moderately sweet, whiskey / bourbon, liquor, alcohol. Strong alcoholic finish. Medium to full body, light to medium oily texture, lively medium to full carbonation.
gunnar (4322) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From bottle at Borefts 2012. Pours black no head. Aroma of dark light roasted malts, liquorice and leather. Taste is light sweet roasted malts,thick syrpy mouthfeel, liquorice, very good one
MotherBrother (622) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottel @ BBF 12.
Pour pitch black, with very small brown bubbly head. Aroma is of chocolate, slight coffee, some hops. A lot of charcoal and whiskey as well. The taste is pretty sweet, med a whole lot of bitterness. Some slight spicy notes towards the end, giving this beer that little something extra. Average body, with a slight fizzy carbonation.
bierkoning (9567) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle @ Borefts 2012. Almost black, opague. Malt, roast, chocolate, oak and bourbon in the aroma. Malty sweet roasty flavor, boozy with whisky notes and some raw alcohol. Not a trace of the peppers, I’m glad to say.
madsberg (9337) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense dark brown head. Aroma: Roast, bourbon, pebber, vanilla, coffee. Flavour. Roast, coffee, vanilla, chili, wood, chocolate, vague smoke. Medium to full bodied. Ends Roasted bitter with a light chili touch.
MaartenRF10 (1366) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ BBF’12
Oily black, very small fading brown head. Aroma is bourbon. Taste a lot of whiskey and some coffee. It’s rather sharp and high on carbo.
Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Borefts BeerFest 2012. Pitch black - small brown head. Chocolate, fruity, high malty, coffee, light boozy, light light chili, whiskey, coconut, vanilla, cocopowder, oakey. Super fantastic.
yespr (28651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
75 cl bottle at Borefts. Pours pitch black with a small tan to brown head. Aroma is dense malty and whiskey. Thick malty, light fruity and caameoish to breadish, mld choclate note too. Bitter and dry roasted malty finish.
Leighton (8675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Borefts 2012, Bodegraven. Pours oily black with a fine brown cream head. Aroma holds peat, dark wood, sugary chocolate, burnt wood. Big sweet flavor, light alcohol, burnt grass, charred wood, dark chocolate. Full bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Hot finish, a bit of mild pepper sting, further burnt wood, light earth, some mellow dark chocolate. Very good stuff.