seynie (356) - Tienen, - MAR 29, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Looks great, nearly pitch black with a foam head that lasts. Carbonation is OK too, medium body. Taste is roast at first but then followed by cough drop and caramel. Metallic comes in and takes over the finish. Couldn’t convince me.
sharkydodson (1188) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 14, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
the aroma is caramel and spicy with hints of milk chocolate, dried plum, licorice, raisin and toffee.. the taste is caramel and fruity with notes of brown chocolate, raisin, figs, toffee and some spices... sweet, bitter and dry aftertaste...
Lore (2200) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 14, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
dark brown colour, large stable breamy beige head; aroma of fried cherry, maybe figs, too, dark chocolate, some herbal notes and anise; taste of plum jam, chocolate, anise notes and some spicy alcohol in the bckground; good ale!
Icedwarf (1303) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Donkerbruin bier met stevig schuim. Smaak is licht bitterzoet met iets van chocolade, noot en mango. Goed bier wat mij betreft.
Vells (1608) - Rîga, Latvija, LATVIA - JUN 20, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Intense maltiness, caramel, light roast, some toast, dried fruits, weirdish nutty. Mostly sweet with light bitterness. Bit overcarbonated - overall decent, but nothing to remember
blackisle (2080) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a tulip glass. Opaque dark brown, small frothy tan head, mostly diminishing, fair lacing; aroma rosted malts, caramel, dark fruits, cocoa, licorice; taste lifgt heavy sweet, light bitter, rosated malts, burned caramel, dried dark fruits, bit nutty; roasty sweetbitter finish, spicy and licorice notes; medium body, oily texture, average carbonation; nice.
Rubin77 (1097) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
F: average, pale brown, not long lasting.
C: dark brown, opaque, some red against the light.
A: roasted malt, coffee, raisin, liquorice, dates, dry dark fruits, hint of chocolate, yeast, flower hops.
T: malty, nutty, toast, coffee, chocolate, yeast, dark fruits, brown sugar, medium full body, good carbonation, I like this beer, 0,33l bottle from Carrefour in Brussels.
imdownthepub (13369) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Lafayette Music Bar, Ostend, West Flanders, Belgium. Dark brown with cream head. Sweet caramel toffee hints up front with a sweetish chocolate note. There is a general fruitiness along with a roasted nut hint. Late dryness. It’s okay.
Skinnyviking (8858) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl. bottle. High fluffy light brown lasting head. Clear very dark brown body. Relatively sweet and yet powerful roasted malt coffee caramel cocoa aroma and flavor with fruity notes. Low carbonation, little hops bitterness, long finish.
oh6gdx (25449) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 29, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@HBF2016. Hazy ambery brown colour with a creamy/fluffy head. Aroma is sweet malts, some raisins, mild earth, alcohol and toffee. Flavour is yeasty, alcoholic, some chocolate and mild ripe fruits with some toffee as well.
SlackerMads (2907) - DENMARK - DEC 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle sampled at Taphouse, Copenhagen. Hazy chestnut brown with a medium sized tan head. Nose has paper, caramel, dark dried fruit. Flavour has dark dried fruit, brown sugar, flowers, wood. Medium body, oily texture, lively carbonation, medium sweet and bitter, light acidic. Not bad, carries the alcohol well.