tiong (2776) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki
Pours pitch black with a small foamy head. Massive roasty and smoky aroma with heavy notes of tar, licorice and bacon. Taste of smoked malts and ham. Notes of roastiness and tar. Finish is quite malty and slightly bitter. Great smoked beer and a quite well balanced porter.
TBone (11161) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark opaque brown color, small off-white head. Bamberg-smokey, a bit toasted aroma. Medium-bodied. Sweetish backbone, some sweet licorice and Bamberg smoke. Quite pleasant and balanced. Not too alcoholic despite of ABV.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - AUG 28, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen
Dark brown color, almost black; generous head. Nice smoked aroma, burnt wood, cream. Good body strength, and smooth mouthfeel; caramel flavor, chocolate, light liquorice and smoke; correct bitterness; a bit less interesting at the end, but indeed quite good.
OleR (4372) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From tap @Bishops Arms, København. Pours an opaque dark brown to near black, topped by a low tanned head. Ashy and smokey, heavily roasted malt aroma. A note of creamed caramel. Medium sweet malt body. Roast, smoke, licorice and bitter coffe tones. Noticable hop bitterness. Medium full, softly carbonated. Roasty, tarry and smokey endnotes. A powerfull one, not very moreish.
Bragesnak (5027) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
DØE Festival, Valby, DK.
Black with beige head. Aroma of coffee and smoke. Flavor with roasted malt, liqourice and smoke.
mjs (3994) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Pikkulintu, 20110820) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and light brown. Aroma had roasted malts, chocolate and mildly smoke. Palate was full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were rosted malts, smoke, hops, coffee, mild sourness and medium bitterness. Aftertaste had smoke, liquorice and bitterness. Nice porter but I would have liked heavier smoke aroma.
anders37 (14720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity roasted malty smoky chocolate aroma. Roasted malty smoky caramel and chocoalte flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate smoky finish.
Christian (10355) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of toffee, fruit and smoke with a touch of salami. Sweet malty flavour with roasted notes and meaty smoke.
sfhodense (4793) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, smoke, bacon and dried fruit. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, smoke and dried fruit.
stobbe74 (3790) - DENMARK - JUL 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Pours a clear and brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, peat and smoke. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good beer.