MiP (12839) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught, KØ11. Mildly roasted aroma, hint of grassy hops. Black colour. Small stable dark brown head. The flavour is sweet and roasted, has a little sweet liquorice.
saxo (12773) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample @ CBF. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, coffee and hops.
cgarvieuk (12170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle at home Hogmany 2012 ... deep black ... big tan head ... soft smooth chocolate roast nose... little fizzy ... dark charcoal roast ... big coffee and chcolate ... little bitter in the linger ...
Theis (12129) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at København ØLfestival 2011. Pitch black - offwhite head. Nice malty, ok hoppy, nice bitterness, high malty, chocolate, licorice, roasted malts, coffee, citrus, grape fruits, piney, grassy, soft body. Nice classis imperial stout.
madmitch76 (12102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
10th March 2012
Thanks to the ever generous Rune for this one - cheers mate! Opaque black beer, good size fluffy tan head. Smooth palate with modest fine carbonation. Fresh minerals and unsweet dark chocolate. Clean dark malt, no roast or bitterness. Trace of coffee. Finishes crisp with more minerals. Nice crisp RIS.
harrisoni (12066) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle thanks very much to Rune, what a great RB guy helping me to my 10k beers. Black as black can be in the body. Thick tan head. Some intense black choc and espresso coffee on the aroma. Touch of toffee and caramel on the aroma too. In fact those things then go into the flavour too some dark choc touch of coffee but really definitely some caramel/toffee too. Some grainyness on the swallow. No heat from the alcohol. But it is a touch sweet maybe. Touch of liquorice on the grainy finish. Touch of subtle ginger on the finish. Competent if a touch grainy on the finish and it does have a caramel edge.
yngwie (11749) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Ølfestival 2011. A black one, topped by a small, tan head leaving some lacings. Roasted and burnt aroma with some hops. A touch of licorice too. Roasted flavor with licorice and some saltyness. Dry, yet sweetish on the paalate, full-bodied. Roasted and bitter finsh. Not bad at all, have bought several bottles after this first taste. 110527
TBone (11178) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled 330ml @Beer Hunters
Black opaque color, small brown head. Licorice, herbs, medicinal aroma. Medium to full bodied. Dark malts, rye bread, lots of alcohol. Lingering burned maltyness. Basicly OK but way too alcoholic. A little brother of Mikkeller Black.
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle, thanks nimbleprop. Small tan head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some smoke, light alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, roast, some smoke. Sticky medium-full body, light alcohol, low carbonation.
thewolf (10533) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Ølfestival 2011.
Pours completely black with a medium, creamy, beige head. Good lacing. Aroma has chocolate, roasted malts, mild viniousness. Medium carbonation, lovley creamy and fat mouthfeel. Deliciously elegant flavours, lots of liqourice, chocolate. Light fruity astringency. Lovely dry finish. Light, but full. Mild vinoius in the finish but really no more sign of the alcohol than that. Seriously yummy.