TheJestersBeer (1912) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours pitch black, with a thin brown head.
Roasted aroma, licorice, heavy phenols, enamel paint, chocolate, coffee.
Dry, medium to full body, medium bitterness, low CO2.
Phenolic, yeast taste, chocolate, licorice, malt, coffee, earth.
This has a very chemical touch, not very good. (2012-10-26)
ekstedt (5082) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Black with fluffy beige head. Salty roasted aromas with some chocolate. Light to medium bodied, overcarbonated. Dry with salty bitterness. Mediocre porter.
zvikar (2568) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample a tasting at LiBira pub. Thanks DSG. Pours brown to black with a beige to brown huge head, aroma of smoke, chcolate, cocoa, flavor is smoked with cocoa, wood, malt acidity, smoked acidity, medium to full bodied
anders37 (15299) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty licorice and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty licorice finish with hints of caramel.
Bov (8967) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
courtesy of Per - almost black beer under a solid and long lasting creamy beige head; roasted aroma of nuts and chocolate with hints of apples below; quite thick and full-bodied, a velvety palate and a solid sweetness; some late bitterness and a long chocolatey, roasted finish with notes of vanilla
DSG (4921) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared a tasting at LiBira pub. Thanks omhper for this bottle! Black with a light brown head. Roasty aroma with some dark chocolate, coffee notes and some fruitiness. Roasty flavor with chocolate, cocoa, some fruitiness and a bit of alcohol. Medium to full-bodied. Not bad.
ThreeCats (523) - ISRAEL - AUG 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
huge tan head over opaque black body. Surprisingly malty aroma with a hint of roast. Taste of roast, toast, dark chocolate, and some dark fruit, medium-full body and nice roasty palate.
Aniela (2296) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle in october 2012. Black beer with a big brown head. Malty, caramel aroma, a bit salty. Malty, hoppy, caramel flavour.
Hermod (2710) - Vantaa, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle from Systembolaget. Poured black with a brown thin head. Sweet aroma, lots of brown sugar, roasted malt. Flavor has brown sugar all over it, roasted malt and vegetables. Not the way I like my porter, way too sweet.
thomat (1841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown with no head. Malty and fruity notes. Malt, fruit, chocolate and hops. medium to full body with a balanced finish.