ekstedt (4915) - Göteborg, - JUL 6, 2008
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at the RSBEG08 grand tasting. Black with a creamy beige head. Deep complex roasted aroma with strong coffee notes, and green pepper. Very dry and bitter, perhaps a bit too much so. Heavy bodiy and silky smooth mouthfeel.
DenverLogan (626) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from a 25 cl bottle into a Konings Hoeven chalice. Bottle says: "Holdbar til 1/10-2009."
Pours a near black with small dark head.
Aroma of dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, caramel, espresso.
Medium carbonation and big mouthfeel.
Flavors of burnt coffee, dark roasted malts, burnt malts, bitter chocolate, dark toast, smoke. This is obviously a bit past it’s prime but still has lots of tasty flavors along with some oxidation.
tkrjukoff (3772) - SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
CBC 2013. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is vanilla roasted malty chocolate astringent. Flavor is ashy barrel acidy bitter.
_angst_ (2092) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours viscous pitch black with a s,all creamy dark mocha head that quickly dissipates while leaving a very small trace on the glass. Smell is slightly sweet, malty and tiny fruity with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, burnt caramel, moist soil, charred wood, bitter chocolate, coffee hard candy and very subtle hints of green pepper. Taste is bitter and malty with heavily roasted malts, dark roast coffee, charred wood, moist soil, unripe coffee berries, burnt caramel, oatmeal cookies, bitter chocolate, coffee hard candy and hints of pine needles and grass. Mouthfeel is slightly round, roasted astringent, tiny dry, tiny fruity tart and near full bodied. Finish is bitter with heavily roasted malts, pumpernickel bread, dark roast coffee, salty licorice candy, unripe coffee betties, charred wood and burnt cookies. Very heavy and very tasty...
Bragesnak (5084) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
CBC - Red Session, Řsterbro, Copenhagen, DK.
Black with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavor with coffee and some chocolate
Borup (4420) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CBC 2013.
Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and licorice.
Leighton (8684) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Session 2. Pours oily bkack with a thick, dark brown head. Heavy dark coffee nose, some chocolate cake, brownies. Big sweet flavor with lots of rich coffee and baking cocoa, charred malts, moderate roast. Full bodied, viscous, with fine and creamy carbonation. Moderate bitter earth finish, somewhat warming, with rich brownies, more baking cocoa. Good balance for such a bruiser.
anders37 (14753) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a black color with a tan head. Has a roasted thick malty coffee and chocolate aroma with hints of licorice. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor with toffee caramel hints. Has a roasted malty coffee and chocolate finish.
jtclockwork (6229) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Greatly appreciated bottle share. Pours dark brown. Nose and taste of old coffee, sherry, old chocolate, milk chocolate and chocolate bread. Light soy. Medium body.
Godofthecellar (489) - NYC, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smell of soy and oxidation. Taste was slightly oxidized but still had some life in it
pentaz (783) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ CBC 2013. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is earthy coffee, roasted malt, molasses, vinous, very dark chocolate, charred malt and vanilla. Taste is heavy sweet and bitter. Body is near full, texture is smooth, carbonation is soft. Finishes is long, bitter, roasted and warming.