Borresteijn (4679) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Beer Temple. Almost black colour, light beige head. Aroma of bacon and butter, smoke, sweet malts, rye, some chocolate. Flavour is sweet, rye, smoke, light buttery (like popcorn), light salty meat, sweetish finish. Light to medium bodied. OK.
mjs (4587) - 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.
skortila (4505) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
@ Copenhagen festival 2011. The aroma has roast, liquorice, coffee, bacon. Black coloured beer with a beige head. The taste is roasty, bit sweet, bit bitter, has coffee, smoke. Very nice.
Beer4000 (4476) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Cardinal. Black body with a small, dense beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malt, liquorices and fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet, hard roasted malt, smoke and bacon. Feels soft and fruity, quite easy to drink and still pretty solid body. Wel balanced bitterness. Alcohol is well hidden. A very pleasant smoked beer.
stobbe74 (3789) - 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.
tiong (3752) - 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.
stouby (3727) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at DBF 2011. Black with a light brown head. Aroma moderate+ malty (smoke, hard roasted, licorice). Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body.
altonbrownd (3684) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Beer Temple. Dark brown body with big head. Nose of hops, pines but also smoky. Taste is hoppy, sweet with smoked notes. Liked it quite a bit.
vtafro (3425) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Backlog, first beer from amsterdam) Draft. Black pour with tan head. Chocolate, light fruit and a pretty heavy smoke profile on flavor. Roasted and chocolate aromas with a smoke influence.
sunevdj (3164) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Ølbaren (... or was it Mikkeller?). Pours black with a yellow head abd hints of lacings. Aromas of caramel- and toasted malts and mellow aromas of smoked malts and ham. Also some aromas of chocolate and hints of band aid. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Toasted finish.