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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: Ingredienser: vand, malt (maris otter pale, smoked, chocolate, cara-crystal, brown), ristet byg, humle (tomahawk, centennial, saaz), majs, masa harina, mexicansk horchata sirup, black turtle beans, mexicansk chokolade, avocado blade, epazote, chili (cascabel, de ŕrbol, guajillo, mulato, pasilla) og alegćr.

English: Ale brewed with spices, almond milk, cocoa, chili, black beans & avocado leaves.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (2246) - Linköping, - NOV 26, 2012
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with huge, fluffy tan head. Aroma of earth, smoked chilli, coffee, ash, tobacco, licorice and raw sugar. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of coffee and earth and a light chilli burn. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Quite nice, but I prefer the Texas Ranger.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukasmh (105) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2014 Bottle. Pours all black with really nice brown two finger head and dense coating. Aroma is chocolate and some coffee at first, then a fresh herby green aroma and spices. Sweet chili. Slight roast. Taste is complex with dark chocolate, coffee, medium sweet. Some fresh herbs, and much more roasted flavor than aroma. Finish is long, dry and bitter from the roasted malts, but with a hint of fruity chili. Stays in the mouth when breathing. Actually it works. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jaksmart (411) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Very pretty - thick and dense brown/beige head. Aroma is spicy with a thick chocolate base followed by chili, herbs and other delicious greenery. A bit of french roast coffee as well, also with a prickly spice to it. Taste is quite bitter with a chocolatey sweetness. Lots of spices follow suit. More of a roasted base in the taste. Lots of "green" flavors as well. Fuity chili towards the end, and especially as it warms.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (1276) - BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle @ M Café, Leuven. Black colour, brown foam. Soft carbonation. Very complex aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, almond, spices and some chili. Full body, creamy mouth feel. Very bitter with light sweetness. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1759) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
33cl bottle at Cafe Local. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, nice stable beige head. NOSE: herbs, coffee, mocha, vanilla, chili, nice! TASTE: coffee, chili, mocha, somewhat bitter, quite nice, especially for it’s ABV.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (952) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
750mL bottle. Pours a wickedly dark brown, and enormous toasted brown cap and dense lacing. Aroma of yam, sweet chili, chocolate, cocoa, earth, muted licorice. Taste is sweet, with subtle bitterness. Mouthfeel is creamy, leaving a spicy, medium dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ktingleff (141) - - AUG 5, 2014
Pours very thick with a thick head. Creamy and thick on the palate. Roasted malts, liqourice, very subtle chili in the aftertaste along with spices (allspice, cinnamon?) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (262) - HUNGARY - JUL 26, 2014
Átlátszatlanul fekete színű testén egy krémes, kakaó barna habpaplan telepszik meg, kissé robusztusabb kinézetet adva a főzetnek, mint amire számítottam. Egy füstölt keretbe ágyazott illatorgiával kell aztán szembesülnünk, melyet a söröktől általában idegen összetevők jelenlétének tudhatunk be. Némi kötözött sonka aromája tűnik fel előttünk, melyhez pirospaprika, telt maláta és enyhe kókuszos-vaníliás vonulat csatlakozik, összességében azonban a chili rendkívül hangulatos jelenléte a meghatározó, melynek imitt-amott felbukkanó, pajkos csípőssége aztán ízében is kimutatható, természetesen nem fékevesztettül égető, inkább játékosan bizsergető formában. Igen érdekes jelenség, amint az édeskésen induló ízvilág egyszerre csak átfordul egy pácléhez hasonló, paprikás chips karakterű, növényes jellegbe. A vaníliás, kókuszos ízhatás számomra kevésbé valósul meg, az avokádóval kapcsolatos ismeretségem pedig meglehetősen szegényes, némi fekete babos hatás azonban határozottan érvényesül. Az eddigiek alapján nyilvánvalóvá válhatott, hogy jelen tesztalanyunk nem az a megszokott "beszélgetős" sör, a hagyományos és jól bevált összetevőkön edződött ízlelőbimbók valószínűleg sírva menekülnek előle, az újszerű hatásoktól kevésbé idegenkedő, kísérletező kedvű fogyasztóknak azonban mindenképpen megéri kipróbálni.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snowdog140 (36) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Really dark colour and pours very thick, a nice roasted aroma that isn’t too overpowering. A really complex flavour, reminding me almost of chilli chocolate but a lovely malt aftertaste, I want to have more purely to try and work out more of the flavours!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_MedievAle (164) - Alabama, USA - JUL 10, 2014
aroma: earthy, smashed black beans; warm honey, loads of coffee. appearance: darkest brown/black body; thick mocha head with excellent--almost too much--retention. taste: bitter dark chocolate, coffee, sweet vanilla like flavor (from the almond milk?), some earthy roastiness from beans and/or chilies. not much chili flavor. ends on a sharp, bitter vegetable note palate: medium in body, creamy syrup body. bitter finish. very interesting beer. not your bland domestic stout, that’s for sure. hard to finish a full glass, though.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a dense brown head. Aroma is chocolate, chili, smoke, earthy spicy, Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with chocolate, earthy, spicy and nutty notes, finish has a light chili heat. Medium creamy smooth body, average carbonation.


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