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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A full-bodied, brown ale with a rich chocolate taste created from roasted chocolate and caramel malts. Topped with Czech Saaz hops to give it a spicy flavor and aroma.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ [ Ulfborg Tasting ].
[ Trade by yespr ]. Clear medium yellow red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate - cacao, dark berry - raisin, light to moderate hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20081202]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a fully diminished tan head. Malty and light spiced but also a light bit oldish note in the aroma. Flavour is light chocolate smooth and with a light liqourice note. Ends with a light bitterness and light chocolate lingering finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty combined with notes of berries and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, wood, alcohol, and berries. The alcohol leaves a slight burn in the mouth. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Degarth. Clear, reddish brown with a dense, beige head. Burned caramel aroma. Quite full-bodied, rich notes of nuts, brown sugar, roasted malt and burned caramel. Dry finish with some bitterness. 160408

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19644) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
Bottle. Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and rye bread. Sweet flavour of rye bread, dried fruits and liquorice. Hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2003
Bottled (at the Rate Beer gathering at Flying Saucer, Addison).
Very dark brown. Raisin aroma. Clean and rather light bodied with velvetty finish. Plain, but enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2007
Draught @ Lucky Baldwin, Pasadena. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a tan head. Malty aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweetish malty hoppy flavor with hints of licorice and caramel. Sweet malty finish with a bitter aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2013
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Dark amber to brown color, medium sized creamy head. Mild aroma of caramelized and roasted malts. Semi sweet flavor, with some dark caramel, light spicy and herbal character, light puke impression, and just a bit too much bitterness in the end.
Not bad, but rather messy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, really heavy nutty flavor, caramel and hops. Great brown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2003
Virtual ebony colour, with thin foam. Rich roast & dark fruits - elegant coffee; black rye bread. Long, dry, roasty palate, with lively hopping and a dry finish.


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