Sigmund (5118) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle, courtesy of Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 7.6%. Black colour, huge tan head. Moderate but nice aroma of mild coffee with just a hint of aniseed. Nice and full mouthfeel, medium sweet, roasty notes of coffee and dark chocolate, also moderate notes of aniseed and fennel seeds. Okay.
gunnar (5296) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 14, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared bottle at Cardinals juleølsymposium 2010. Pours dark as Coke with a small tanned head. Strong malty aroma, liquorice. Taste is dark malts, light roasted, powerful and strong,some notes of spices as well.
jikvig (269) - NORWAY - NOV 6, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black, with a hint of red. Tall,mocca coloured foam
Aroma; A warm and spicy nose, licorice, some coffee and a hint of chocolatemalt
Flavour; Same as nose but more clear licorice and spice flavours. Good carbonation as always from Midtfyns, even if it´s alittle wild in the beginning
Camons (5960) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap@halloween beerfest. Pours black with a nice light brown head. Nose is chocolate, coffee and some licorice. Taste is with roasted malt, licorice,chocolate, light xmas spices. Medium body, soft carbonation. 101031
Forsberg_dk (258) - DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2012 50 cl bottle, pours deep dark with a nice creamy head, lots of lacings, aroma of coffee, spice and licorice, taste has alot licorice along with notes of coffee, spice and malt, decent finish, enjoyable but a bit too sweet.
omhper (19376) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Monk’s Porterhouse, Stockholm. Almost black, creamy head. Concentrated aroma of herbal spices and licorice. Mid sweet with near full body and clan, rounded mouthfeel. Some butter, salt and bitter cocoa as well as aniseed and licorice. Salty licorice finish. An interesting spiced stout that would well for christmas also in Sweden.
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl, Danish brewery, thx to MadsNP!, complex Stout, spicy, yet balanced, hazy, good head, good X-Mas brew, but expensive
Armageddon (20) - Odense SØ, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Enjoyit (3460) - Vadum, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black of color with a beige head. An aroma of liqurice, roasted malt, coffee, spice and dry. A flavor of liqurice, sweets, roasted malt, bitter and weak spice.
Habanero (2619) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours dark brown beer with a nice dense and tan head. Fair lacings. Chocolate nose with spices. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, spices, coffee/ chocolate and notes of liqourice. Full bodied. More dry roasted finish. More like a Porter than a stout. An enjoyful brew.