mR_fr0g (4840) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014, grand tasting 10/08/2014 Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell. Aroma is spicy pepper, coffee beans and nutty malts. Dark caramel coloured pour with a light tan head. Flavour is composed of smoked, ashy roast, veg pepper, coffee bean, earthy berry. Ashy roast lingers and a little aniseed. Palate is full bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty tasty.
jfb (4479) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2014
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(bottle) deep brown colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of vanilla, brown sugar and burnt malts, with a bit of cinnamon, pears, herbal hops and roasted chestnuts. flavour is mostly burnt malts and ash, with lots of alcohol, treebark, and a slightly metallic bitter finish. heavy-bodied with average carbonation.
mmahut (1369) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle with a vinyl. Dark body with light ruby againts the light, high frosty brown head. Aroma has chocolate tones, toffee, light roasty, well balanced. Taste has medium caramel sweetness, oak like touch, fruity citrus bitterness. Body is full, oily texture, lovely.
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG 2014, Sunday tasting at Craft Clerkenwell, London. Black beer with a nice beige head. Roatsed coffee aroma, cocoa, dark chocolate, vanilla, fig, some caramel. Coffee flavor, grass, chocolate, cocoa, vanilla, figs, caramel, vanilla notes. Quite nice.
AndySnow (4533) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Coffee, vanilla, liquorice, malt.
Body: Full body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Coffee, sweet malt, some chocolate, alcohol. Slightly bitter finish.
Desverger (3056) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - black with a tan head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, dark dried fruits, good mouthfeel, lovely drop this.
Sledutah (5664) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
RBESG grand tasting part 2
Black with a medium sized tan head, lots of lacing. Aroma of dark malts and chocolate. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and woody
Ferris (6904) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Espresso roast, liquorice and rich dark malts. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark bitter roast and a long bitter finish. Heavy espresso from start to finish, not much else.
Scopey (8397) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at RBRSG 2014. It pours near black with a decent tan head. The nose is roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, coconut, coffee and mild acidity. The taste is smooth, roasty, earth, burnt toast, dark chocolate and light alcohol with a dry, roasty finish. Fullish body and moderate carbonation. Slick and drinkable.
Klimaet (504) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared from Vestergaard and Rasmusott. Thanks lads. Black with a large light brown head. Aromas of dark chocolate, some smoke in it aswell, freshly pressed coffee, slightly hoppy and flowery. Taste is pretty roasted malt and coffee up front, slight raisin, smoke and dried dark fruits, dry bittersweet chocolate finish.