onceblind (7495) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Inky black pour with a thin tan head. Amazing nose of sour tart notes with roasty earthy cocoa notes, with some coffee and perhaps some boysenberry. Lovely flavor with some sour tones throughout and some light boysenberry/or blackberry tones, some coffee, tartness, lots of roasty stout tones, and a tart berry finish with a little coffee..just a little. Really nice.
allanmb (191) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black with good beige head. Aroma dominated by chocolate and a touch of Berry fruits. Taste is strong chocolate and coffee, nice bitter finish with a bit of heat which grows sip on sip. Great mouth feel forth the low ish abv
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml bottle, pours dark with a dark foamy head. Aroma is rich chocolate malt, wood smoke, chilli, zesty orange. Full bodied with a creamy texture, lightly sweet to start with balance coming from the smoke, finish ends with chilli heat, orange peel zest and mild bitterness. Carbonation is soft to spritzy. Excellent.
TaktikMTL (7068) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 15, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bouteille de 330 ml obetenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Odeur de cacao avec une pointe d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un moyen col brun mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de cacao avec une pointe d’épices et de torréfaction. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de cacao en arrière goût. (Rating #6826)
juffage (171) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from work. This was a good one. Definitely spicy, semi lively Belgian style head, smokey, tar, peated leather, leafy and peppery but well balanced. Nothing going too extreme.
beertholomeus (1724) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a tan head. Licorice, black bean, cinnamon, chocolate, and spice aroma. Black bean, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, spice, chili and maybe avocado leaf (never had to compare) flavors. Medium full body and moderate carbonation. Black bean, chocolate and spice finish. Very weird.
Acid303 (671) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - MAR 8, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Pitch black colour with nice tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, wood, coffee and dark fruits. The flavour is the same with spices, so well balanced, although it is very difficult to guess at first that there’s chili in there. After a few minutes, it is possible to get something (very subtle). The chocolate dominates. The aftertaste is dry with good retention of the spices and a slight chili touch. Full mouthfeel, perfect carbonation. Great brew.
Beachmaster (462) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 6, 2016
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On draught. Pours black with a moderate tan head. Nose is coffee, chocolate and chili. Taste follows. Very nice.
drjoeng (935) - SINGAPORE - MAR 6, 2016
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tapped out black. 40ºSRM.
Nose is rich with the following aromas: smoke, chocolate, coffee, charcoal, mesquite, burnt sugar, wheaty with wheat germ sweetness. Brief wheat floury flatbed to the nose. The nose also has some smoky spiciness to it, like a grilled chili pepper. There is also a buttery richness to the nose like a torched macadamia or a burnt candlenut. Will come back to the nose again when the beer’s warmed a bit more...molasses, brown sugar, hint of boiling cane syrup funk, wam honey, medicinal nose, almost like liniment.
Mouthfeel is thick and soapy with a little spicy bite at the top of the mouth with the first slug and then at the back of the throat. Palate has chocolate, coffee, charcoal, stewed fruit, sweet ripe stone fruit, dates, and maybe a little yakitori like umami-sweet-spice. The spice is bell peppers, poblanos, ancho and some smoked or preser4ved chilies.
Finsh is sweet and ume with a hint of smoke. Like enjoying a pipe especially with the hint of vanilla creaminess.
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MatusBeer (502) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 28, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. Dark black colour with brown nice colour. One of the nicest colour of beer i have ever seen. Aroma of coffee,nuts. Taste of coffee,slight notes of breans and spicy finish. Roasted. Wow