verymerrymonk (413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark brown body with a thin tan head. Rich chocolate, vanilla, peat. Subtle chili. Nice lacing. Good.
beergodd1 (400) - Conneaut, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black pour and a nice carbonated "Crack" when opening the bottle. Nose is overall Chocolate, dark coffee, smoke, and sweet sticky malts. Flavor is sharp roasted coffee, spicy almost warming pepper, chocolate, Oak? vanilla. Palate is smooth at first then warms up from the pepper heat in the finish. Low carbonation. Oily mouth feel. This one is pretty enjoyable.
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - MAY 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It pours dark black with a beige/brownish foam head.
Smells chocolate and roasted malt with clean pepper touch.
In mouth ... Red Hot Chili Black Beer ! ! ! !
Intense hot sensation harmonized by a malty Porter style aromatic profile.
Interesting hot Porter.
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
FROM NOTES: June 29, ’12
A: Definite pepper aroma mixed with chocolate.
A: Pours a dark almost black color with a light tan head that disappears quickly with no lacing.
T: Nice chocolate flavor in the front finishing with a roasted peppery aftertaste. Spice is subtle.
P: Little carbonation that rolls nicely on the palate.
O: I’m usually not a fan of spicy beers, but this one is nice and subtle with the pepper notes on the finish for the most part.
seritomi (359) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nulla hab, áttetsző sötétbarna. Minimális szénsav. Illata sok füge, zöldes/fű és tekintélyes mennyiségű szesz. Közepesen testes. Keserű kávé édeskés és már a közepétől csíp a paprika. Ragasztja a szájat. Olyan tompa.
Érdekes de jobbat vártam a főzdétől.
IPAsavedMYlife (346) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pretty traditional porter smell, nice creamy head, better than average porter mouth feel. Nice amount of smokiness, not over the top. There’s some notes of caramel in there as well. Subdued pepper in the front, just the right amount, but leaves some major peppery exhaust which was a bit much. All around nice beer. Enjoyability 4/5.
Thomasalias (320) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 22, 2012 0,355l bottle from Csakajósör, Budapest. Black, opaque color with a little light brown head. A little smoky odor. Sweet, smoky malty aroma at the beginning, but after that a peppery flavour appears. It makes the beer complex. Smoky, dry, biting, very interesting one. Dry, medium bitter taste. Medium body with creamy texture and light carbonation. The finish makes it very special. The pepper really appears here. This beer won’t be a very special one without the pepper, but it makes it interesting. That’s what makes it special and unique, not the aroma and the taste.
RyanK (274) - Rhode Island, USA - NOV 17, 2011
1.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Poors quite dark, light doesn’t shine through. A foamy brownish head appears and stays for a while before dissapating. Smells sweet and Spicey. The "pepper porter" version has the same texture and similar aspects like the strong malt, mild hops and bbq smoke flavor. This one adds pepper which just makes me feel like I have heartburn after every sip. Leaves a dry taste in my mouth like an astray. Didn’t enjoy this one bit
capali1234 (272) - HUNGARY - JUN 11, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a dark oily black. Very little head. Aromas of smoke, cocoa, caramel, milk chocolate, metallic, sour and a little dark fruits.Not so good...
slitcher (267) - Freeport, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle. Black pour with a medium tan head. Aromas of choclate, coffee and chiles. Flavors of choclate, coffee and light smoke with the chile flavors coming at the end; fairly thin body.