laiti (4944) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic
Aroma has lots of liquorice and some smoke. Flavour has very much liquorice, which is slightly salty. Some smoke, chocolate and hints of ash too. One of the best baltic porters I’ve had. At the end of the glass the salt becomes too dominant though.
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Olfestival 2011 Kobenhavn. Black with a small, lacing, brown head. Very smokey aroma, tar, ash, wood some cured smoekd meat. Flavour is sweet malty with a strong smokey character. Nice.
gunnar (4865) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours black opaque with a nice looking, rather small off-white creamy head.Roasted malt aroma, light smoked bacon and tar. Taste is moderate sweet dark caramel and chocolate with a nice smoked meat addition, not overwhelming, but rather pleasant balanced against the dark sweet malts. Creamy mouthfeel. Good beer.
KnutAlbert (5757) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 17, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Schouskjelleren.
Campfire aroma, pitch dark, beige head. Smooth beer with a pronounced smoky flavour - bacon.
Easy dinking, deceivingly smooth.
skortila (4346) - 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.
joergen (19645) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar.
Hazy red brown coloured with a small beige head.
Roasted aroma of caramel, smoke and bacon.
Roasted flavour of grain, smoke and bacon with notes of liquorice,
Roasted and smoked finish.
Skinnyviking (6383) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing white head. Pitch black body. Coffee liquorice coffee aroma (sorry could not smell the honey). Roasted barley malt flavor with coffee and a mild hops bitterness in combination with light smoke notes. Fine balance. Low carbonation, long aftertaste.
Plovmand (6176) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Pours pitch black with a medium light tan head. The aroma is smoke, chocolate, roast and light coffee. The flavour is smoked, bacon, roast and some coffee. Long roasted smoked finish.
Beer4000 (4322) - 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.
gunnfryd (9903) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Cardinal. Aroma is butterscotsch, caramel, roasted malt, smoked. Flavour is butterscotsch, smoked, roasted malt, coffee, caramel. Nice beer.