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RATINGS: 461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Called "Black Chocolate" in the U.S.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle 750ml @ home
Pours hazy dark amber with a beige head. Aroma has notes of malt, dried fruits, yeast and hint of chocolate and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long warm, milk chocolate, cocoa and dried fruity finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is fizzy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTheRick (425) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Un liquide brun, légèrement marécageux et aux reflets acajou se laisse dominer par une mousse beige onctueuse. Caramel brûlé, raisins secs et sucre candi forment un bouquet qui laisse présager un liquide cochon en bouche. Des saveurs exquises de chocolat fourré au caramel, de fruits confits et de malt bien joufflu tapissent la bouche à chaque gorgée. Une astringence plutôt prononcée est venue couper le sucré un peu, mais ce ne fut pas désagréable. Grosse bière belge bien liquoreuse comme je les aime.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Sissio (684) - Orsenigo, ITALY - OCT 16, 2014
Clear brown, brown head Toffee, caramel, chocolate, mandel, roasted malts A hint of sour, chocolate, ash, passito, sweet wine, Marsala

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8343) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2014
750ml bottle, 12.5 % abv, with a cork and a wire cradle and a golden neck. Ordered through Vinmonopolet bestillingsutvalget. Shared with Finn, Stefan and Elisabeth. Pours a huge creamy beige head over a rustic brown coloured body. Brown malty aroma, sweet. Herbal hops and dried fruits together with dark chocolate malts to the taste profile with sweet fruits to the ending. Soapy in the mouth. Very much on the sweety side, but alright as a slow sipper (session at Finns 07.08.2014).

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (6873) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle at PIB, pours a deep dark mahogany / near-black with a large beige head. Nose brings out complex champagne yeast, bubblegum and dark fruits. Flavour is extremely complex, with lush dark fruits, complex yeasts, some candied sugar and bubblegum. This is elegant and highly refined. Wonderful stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4321) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Flaske 750ml fra Vinmonopolet, Bestillingsutvalget. Fellesinnkjøp med Rune. Delt med ham, Snegurochka og TheCellarer på Nerstranda 7 Aug 14. Champagne-kork som åpner med et lite smell. Ekstrem mørkebrun. Høyt - litt farget skum som varer noen minutter. Svakt fruktig aroma. Smaken er syrlig frukt. Mest stikkelsbær. Litt plagsom kullsyre.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
langeveld12 (249) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2014
Great beer with delicious taste with sweet dried fruits like raisin, plum and grapes and something else I can't define. Ansolutely love it!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1455) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berlinoise2go (623) - NORWAY - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle (75cl) from Vinmonopolet (Vika), Oslo. Murky, rust brown colour. Half-inch beige head that settles as a thin film and a thick ring, very little lacing. Aroma of cherries, horse blanket, oxidized wine - quite hard to pinpoint in fact. Full body, lively carbonation. Nicely balanced sweet/acidic taste of concentrated fruit (cherries, figs), alcohol, wood, mild bitterness. Long, vinous fruity-alcoholic aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmahut (1040) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 6, 2014
Dark amber body with low tan head. Aroma is pretty clean with light nutty character. Taste has light coffee sweetness, light almost none bitterness, pretty sweet across the whole palate. Body is full, low carbonation. Average.


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