hackobock (2993) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2016
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
February 5, 2016. Bottle, as Small Brew Series! Brunch One For One.
Black with a medium sized fizzy and quickly dissipating tan head. Aroma is pickle juice, vinous, maybe some greenish coffee notes, light roast. Taste is light sour, hints of malty sweetness with a sour finish, pickles, dry roasted notes. Light to medium bodied, light fizzy carbonation, light dry texture.
It might have been an Imperial stout with coffee once, now it’s just lightly roasted pickle juice...
rouhlas (2115) - GREECE - AUG 2, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From old notes. From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Black color with brown head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, coca, coffee, licorice, vanilla, dark fruits, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Full silky body with soft carbonation.
Niller (1257) - Hammel, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap@Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade, Copenhagen. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malts, caramel, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, dark dried fruits. Nice roasted finish. Great.
SlackerMads (2615) - DENMARK - JUN 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg, 2014 edition. Dark brown close to black with a small beige head. Nose has syrup, roasted malt, light chocolate. Flavour is pretty mild for a mikkeller stout; syrup, sweet chocolate, roasted malt, dark bread, dark dried fruits, wood, earthy, leather, light warming alcohol. Medium body, oily texture, light prickling carbonation, some sweetness, dry and medium bitter finish. Soft warming finish. Pretty easy going and not overly sweet or punchy.
tderoeck (7598) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
15/III/15 - 37.5cl bottle @ ElManana’s 1st 9050 tasting - BB: n/a (2015-376) Thanks to Tinus for sharing the bottle!
Clear dark brown beer, small creamy beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: roasted, mocha, sourish, coffee, little dirty. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty sourish, sweet touch, lemony, red wine, some tannins. Aftertaste: sourish, fruity touch, red berries, cherries, some red wine.
Martinus (4350) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark brown / black colour, tan head. Aroma of caramel, liquorice root, bit sour yoghurt, coffee. Light sour flavour, light caramel, coffee, red wine. Finish red wine, light yoghurt, roasted malts.
(from 37.5cL bottle shared @ ElManana’s first 9050 tasting)
ElManana (1579) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle brought by Martinus at ElManana’s 1st 9050 tasting, thanks! Pours jet black with light beige head. Oaky, sour, some coffee beans. I seriously wonder if this is the same recipe as the regular Brunch series? Because it tastes like totally different. Very interesting, but tastes like sour, and very much like oak. Great beer tho.
DavidWoodruff (433) - Windsor, California, USA - MAR 3, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black with dark brown head. Coffee, dark chocolate, tar and dark dried fruit aromas. Flavors of coffee, burnt toast and chocolate. Great combination of aromas and flavors. Full bodied and quite warming.
McNeillR (2140) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Murkier opaque brown and eggshelly tannish ringed head. Rich peppery roast, soured. Rich tangy bitterness, roast, rich, yanks of dark malt from every angle. Softly spoken but havering tartness. Light enough mouthfeel for the ABV and a light enough cloyage. Finishes clean liquorice, chewy and linger retains this honest soft sourness.
Bottle, Mikkeller Online, Pizza Bread Tasting
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma of poop, coffee, earth. Taste of coffee, cherry, roast, leather. Clean finish. Nice