ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. dark brown with a low disappearing pale brown head. Nuts, soap and cocoa in the aroma. Nuts, prunes, chalk and dark chocolate in the flavour. Medium bodied with a bit fizzy mouthfeel. Almonds and cocoa-powder in the aftertaste.
Arve_Christian (3284) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On 33 cl bottle at Brasserie Federal, Zurich. BB date 240813.
Black color, brownish foam.
Roasted aromas & licorice, coffee, also malt and notes of dried fruit.
Medium/full body & complexity.
Embrouille (2830) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 18, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2010 Bottled 33cl. A very dark beer with a nicely remaining full beige head. The aroma is of apples, coffee, hops, cigarette smoke, pumpernickel and marshmallows. The taste is quite similar, but with some coffee showing up. Sweet, full bodied and earthy with some metallic hints. Quite hoppy. A mediocre mouthfeel. The finish is of coffee. Nothing special or outstanding.... Additional comment: Not my kind of beer. Definitely well brewed though. I don’t like the malt profile. Staying with the initial rating.
BeerViking (2692) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with aromas of plum, black treacle and a little liquorice. Light roasty malt flavour along with milk chocolate and a little toffee.
RexTalionis (2617) - FINLAND - MAY 27, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33 cl from Drink of the worlds, Basel. Poured cola like in colour with foamy beige head. Coffee and roasted malts in aroma with some hints of dark chocolate as well. Flavour roasted malts and coffee mostly. Not so heavy to drink as one would suspect.
kerenmk (2612) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Yoav’s place. Oily, opaque, black with tan ring. Syrup, sweet chocolate liquor aroma, rich, sweet flavour, faint wood, faint dryness. Smooth, full body, hardly any carbonation. Good.
BenH (2513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black with tan head. Chocolate and lightly funky aroma. Taste is chocolately. Decent
MarcoDL (2397) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasty schwarzbier. Malty, with some herbs and a fresh floral touch. And a cool bottle of course.
finol (2263) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Drinks of the World, Zurich.
Pours dark brown with a dark tan head.
Aroma of rosted malt. A rather sweet doubble bock like malty taste but also some rosted malt and coffee.
Gr0ve (2157) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
330 ml bottle. Dark brown, almost black. Coarse light beige head. Acidic dark roasted malt aroma. The flavour is much the same with acidic dark malts. Hints of toffe. Reminds me a little of a thin imperial stout. Not particularly good though.