Theis (13412) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber/brown - offwhite head. Nice bretty aroma and taste, soapy, roasted, ok hoppy, light burned notes, piney, citrus, caramel, grassy, licorice. Nice.
Oakes (12626) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Kind of a murky chestnut brown with a thin bubbly head. The aroma is very toasty and earthy, both from malt and hops. Toasty palate with earthy hops, a dull bitterness and unfortunately not much brightness. Gets chewy towards the finish, possibly with some alcohol. Just needed something for me to latch onto.
TBone (12548) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark ruby color, small steady off-white head, some lace. Intensive nose: blackberry juice and sweetness. Active carbonation. Blackcurrant and bready malts: combination of berries, hops and sweet candies. Finish is hoppy. Very interesting and unique, good!
bu11zeye (11943) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz. bottle) Pours a cloudy brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of rye, citrus, and roasted black malts. Flavor of rye, hops (pine, citrus), and toffee with a moderately bitter finish.
Travlr (11932) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 2, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Max’s. Brown with a medium white head. Aroma of chocolate and pepper. Flavor has fresh hops, lots of caramel and a smoke finish. Interesting.
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 21, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) Large beige head atop cola brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, caramel, pine.earthy, light anise. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, grapefruit, caramel, roast, light dark chocolate. Soft, light-medium body, low carbonation, very drinkable.
bhensonb (11095) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 4, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Liquid Solutions. Very dark color, but there is lots of ruby on the edges. The head is multifinger beige. Aromas of resin and floral hop with roasted malt. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Taste is astringent hop with reasonably toasted malt. There is a lot of herb or floral aspect. Maybe even a little grassiness. Sort of puckers the mouth in the finish. Lots going on with this one. With time I can imagine there is a bit of sour. But maybe it’s just astringency.
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle–pours a rich tan head and brown color with orange. Aroma is pine, sweet fruit, some medium malt. Taste is resin/earthy hops with flat bite, secondary dark malt-baker’s chocolate/earthy. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing.
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the Funky 6. Pours black with a slight, beige head. Fruity, orange citrus hop aroma with underlying roast. Pleasantly sweet with notes of grapefruit, caramel and dark malts with some piney bitters. Medium bodied with average or low carbonation. Lightly roasted malts and some resiny hops to finish. Quite nice.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Date: November 21, 2008
Source: Liquid Solutions
Appearance: black, wispy tan head, streaks of lace
Aroma: roasted and dark chocolate aroma with sweet pine
Flavor: roasted malt flavor, lots of pine, dark chocolate and citrus, lots of hops and roasted malt
Overall: good, but the flavors do not really mesh together too well
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20