SDalkoholic (2089) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from South Bay Drugs: Created a large pillow of fluffy head while the liquid is a solid black color. The aroma has plenty of fragrant roasted malt with a coffee bean and chocolate scented presence. Flavor is strong in freshly ground coffee bean and has a resemblance to Arabic coffee, but there are also note worthy flavors of nicely roasted malts that allow the drinker to cherish them more then other black ales. Good idea about putting this into a four pack because I was on my third one and really felt the alcohol kick in.
joergen (19658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Papsø.
Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet amnd fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, hops and chocolate.
Fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of chocolate.
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is hoppy, light soapy and grapefruity. Bitter, soapy and dry grapefruity finish.
Borup (5082) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Papsoe.
Dark brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of malt, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and dried fruit.
CloakedDagger (408) - - JUL 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a dark brown with a reddish hue and a small, off-white head. Lightly roasty nose. Rich body, fairly sweet malts, soft carbonation, subtle roast and a little hops. Decent if not exactly overly challenging. 260713
monk191 (722) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A great black ale. Pours a muddy brown-black with a thick tan head. Smells like chocolate covered fruit, mainly cherries. Taste is he same upfront, lots of chocolate covered fruit, very creamy, some hops in the end, and an ice cream aftertaste, almost like a Guinness float. Love the finish. Very nice! Had on tap it East Side Club Tavern in Olympia, Washington. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jandd1983 (2085) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Acquired from hayduke. Thanks Ron! It poured a dark brown color with a brown head. The aroma was of roasted malt and burnt molasses. The taste was of sweet maltiness with caramel, toffee, vanilla and hints of raisins and some figs. Very well done.
jimhilt (2377) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a four finger dark cream head that fades slowly leaving traces of lace. Black color, no highlights. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Baked chocolate nose and flavor is baked chocolate with some roasted coffee, almost a porter. Higher ABV hidden. 12oz bottle, from Gift Specialists Oceanside, California.
jkwalking05 (3498) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Brown in color with an average sized beige head. Aroma is of roasted malt. Taste is the same.
suprchunk (1952) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brown pour. Small tan head. No lacing. Roasty aroma of malt. Taste is pretty much the same. Nice and roasty. Very good.
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