conway (1575) - - NOV 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark cola with thin khaki head. Aroma is roast malt and orange zest. Taste follows, adds some chocolate and the Grand Marnier comes through. Thin-medium sticky mouthfeel. Very nice.
zvikar (3565) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks eyes_wide_shut & YK23. Pours black with a nice beige head, aroma of wood, orange, cardboard, chocolate and honey, flavor of orange, wood, chocolate, slightly acidic, bizarre, medium bodied.
rlgk (11349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Stockholm. Opaque black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Roasted vinous aroma, figs, licorice, solvent notes and paint. Roasted yuzu flavor, mint, licorice shots, vinous, raisins, banana, paint, citrus, some chocolate and orange. All over the place.
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ What’s Brewing 2014, Stavanger
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, citrus and some sourish fruit. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter and light sour with a long chocolate and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
teorn88 (2471) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Backlog rating. Keg at the King’s Arms tap takeover. It pours a deep brown color with a light beige head. Aroma is sweet and roasty, intense and bold with notes of burnt wood, coffee beans, licorice root, cocoa, tangerine, yuzu, soap, perfumy. Taste is medium sweet and light boozy wih notes of burnt sugar, cocoa powder, wood, ashes, orange peel, yuzu skin and citrus soap. Finishes roasty and perfumy, quite dry. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Really good
MrHangover (2662) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Pours a pitch black beer with a tanned creamy white head on top. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, orange, barrel and light lactose or something. Flavor is roasty, medium sweet, fruity. Thin, low carbonated mouthfeel, light sour, citric aftertaste. Quite nice!
daknole (9417) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown color, dark brown head. Interesting brew. Roasty, chocolate, lightly bitter, citrusy notes, melon and a hint of tropical fruits. Finishes a little bitter, a little sweet and just has a lot going on.
StilleStorm (832) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
DWFAWB; Tapped. Pours black with a fast fading, tan head. Nose is heavy malt and caramel, lots of sweet orange, dark fruit and light spice. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a sweet lasting, orange, light warming finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is flat to soft.
Leighton (11649) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at the Kings Arms during the Mikkeller Tap Takeover - London. Pours rich brown with a foamy beige head. Solid stuff. Great ashy roast character with light tangy fruits and cocoa. Medium bodied, thick, with fine carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with burnt earth, more chocolate, fruit accents. Great one.
jmgreenuk (4797) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Poured a dark mahogany with a thin broken tan head. The flavour is roasted malt, light medicinal, a little smoky. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich fruit medicinal, dry alcoholic palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.