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A Belgian inspired stout that is as dark as a moonless midnight, brimming of roasted malts and bitter hops. It will keep you good company in all places, be thay light or dark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36929) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2007
Bottle. [ Courtesy of kmweaver ] Clear dark brown color with a large, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, sour, vinegar, notes of coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light sour with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (271007)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33187) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2009
75 cL bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, light wooden, burned and mild cherry sourish fruity. Solid sourness, roasted malt, dark chocolate, mild smoked infection note and distinct fruity base flavour to this. Lingering smoked infection into the finish. Another distinct infection like sour beer, tasty but somewhat murky flavour profile. Ends sharp citric to acidic with a lingering chocolate malt flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29986) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2006
A pitch black beer with a thick dark brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of chocolate as well as some notes of vanilla, and light notes of roasted malt. The flavor is sweet - and rather acidic - is it bret? but also with notes of wood as well as light notes of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2007
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of sk8viking. Black and opaque with a tall and very lively head - it keeps on coming.... Sourish aroma with some roasted malt. Medium body with an extreme carbonation - unpleasantly so - roasted and lightly burned malt accents and a very distinct acidity. The bitterness is modest. I usually really dig the Jolly Pumpkin beers for their lovely Brett edge, but it simply doesnít work in this one. The Madrugada Obscura simply comes out as an infected Stout, which isnít a very good experience. 160607

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2007
Bottle. Black coloured with a beige ehad. Roasted and light acidic aroma of wood and brett. Roasted and acidc flavour of vanilla, brett and liquorice. Very carbonated. Donít like the combination of roastiness and acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21326) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2010
Bottled@Beer Hunters, Pori. Deep ambery brown colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is dark fruits, roasted malts, some slight vanilla as well as some rather big bittery notes as well. Flavour is dark dry fruits, some roasted malts, tobaccco and coffee as well. Aftertaste is coffee, tobacco and some bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18143) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle. Pours a black color with a samll off-white head. Has roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Fruity and slightly tart chocolate and molasses flavor with some weak hints of coffee. Has a roasted fruity and slightly tart chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16488) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2009
11th September 2008. Very frothy stout. Lots of toasty malt well offset by that typical Jolly Pumpkin sourness. Hint of smoke in the mid. The sourness had a fruity edge which also delivers a breif sweet note. Some chocolate in there too. Complex and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (15544) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 18, 2011
bottle at home ... dark black ... funky barnyard .. dark fruits nose ...over fizzy ... dark malts ... dark fruits ... bretty front ... def sour tones ... hint of chocolate .. really not for me...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14442) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2008
Bottle, 75cl. An almost black beer with a little reddish note, and a medium sized tan head. Lambic-like sourish aroma with lots of roasted malt and coffee, still a bit weak. Sure nice, though. Citrus, roasted malt and coffee dominates the aroma, but the citrus is not the hoppy kind, more the sourish citrusness. Astringent, full bodied beer with a long, roasted finish. Not quite sure if Iím too fond of the sourish, funky aroma and flavor, maybe I just have to adjust my palate to it. Maybe then the beer will get an even higher score? Who knows...(071228)

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