rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBESG 2014 in London, Grand Tasting at Moncada. Black beer with a rich beige head. Chocolate aroma, leather and cocoa, vanilla, smoked notes. Chocolate flavor, cocoa, smoked, ash, vanilla, caramel and some licorice.
pivnizub (8853) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle(RBESG Grand Tasting):Black with a big stable and lacing tanned head; sweetish malty nose with fruits, ashes and molasses;solid sweet flavour, only a very subdued bitterness detectable; nearly unbalanced sweet malty finish. Too sweet…
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
RBESG grand tasting
Black with a small tan head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and caramel. Flavors of roasted malts, caramel and sweet chocolate
Theydon_Bois (8667) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG ’14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14.
Black with a good sized tan head.
Nose is roasted malt, light spice, coco rub, molasses, hoppy backnotes.
Taste comprises chocolate, sweet notes, hint of lactose, dark toffee fudge, molasses, light spice and booze.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok impy but not top draw, a little overly sweet.
AndySnow (3275) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where: RBSG 14 Grand Tasting.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Lactose, sweet malt, chocolate.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet, malt, milk, chocolate.
SlackerMads (1607) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black with a large tan head. Sweet, oranges, super sweet and sticky, sugar, roasted malt, cocoa, warming alcohol. Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, heavy sweet with little bitterness. Sweet finish. Too sweet to be enjoyable.
pushkinwow (2006) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1500ml bottle via the Mikkeller shop. Black with a light mocha head that mostly fades. Orange rind and Grand Marnier booziness, semi-roasted, malt, mild latte, some vanilla and a bit of woodiness. Full body and moderate carbonation, smooth, sweet at first but becomes a bit bitter on the finish. Interesting and worth trying.
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, very sweet and creamy, dry roasted malts, bitter chocolate.
zvikar (3383) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at Mikkeller Office at the Stella Tasting. Pours black with a light brown head, aroma is slightly smoked with coffee, chocolate and cherry, flavor of Grand Marnier, milk, chocolate and alcohol, medium to full bodied.
pentaz (1239) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Stella tasting. Pours near black with a lasting and lacing beige creamy head. Aroma is chocolate, milk chocolate, sweet candied orange, dark sugar, coffee and roasted malt. Taste is heavy sweet, light+ bitter. Body is full, texture is smooth and creamy,carbonation is soft+. Finishes sweet.