TheJester (1458) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 mL green bottle. Nice looking beer - shows reddish where the light comes through. Spice in the nose, although not necessarily heat or smoke. In the flavour, the peppers really don’t show up until the end. Smoke shows up more as it warms. Chipotle is subtle. Good porter.
Lowenbrau (997) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 14, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
375 ml bottle @cimmeria, Oviedo. Liquor aromas. Pours very dark, nice cremay tan head. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Taste is liquor, some spicy, roasty, hot after a while. Very well balanced, rounded. Enjoyable.
Camons (3685) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, little vegatables, peppers, light bourbon, smoke. Flavor of malts, dark chocolate, smoke, vegatabes, green chillies, wood, bourbon. Medium body, soft carbonation, pleasant warming chilly heat in the finish. 070313
SlackerMads (523) - DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pitch black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, brown sugar, roasted malt, light toffee, oak, light ashy. Taste is medium sweet and bitter. Medium/full body, oily texture, soft+ carbonation. Big bodied for the abv. Medium sweet and light sticky finish with some bitterness and a light chili burn. The barrel aging mellows it out and adds to the flavour without dominating. Good.
pentaz (456) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours near black with a light lacing and lasting dark brown creamy head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, grass, herbs, medicine, ash,vanilla, wood and a hint of smoke and coconut. Taste is medium sweet, bitter and has a light chili burn. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is average. Finishes with some alcoholic bite, astringent and light chili burn. Not as flamboyant/"in your face" as the regular.
Firefly54 (150) - - FEB 14, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Really rich aroma, mainly of chocolate. Some raisin, sticky brown sugar and coffee. Not much trace of the barrel. Taste is slightly earthy, the chocolate element comes through, coffee note and then a long subtle chilli heat to finish. Best beer I’ve had in a long time.
AndreasJaeger (500) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Kolsvart i färgen med cappuccinoskum. Doftar kaffe, chokladkaka, lätt grönsakston som dras åt chili, förväntar mig en kraftig smak. Smakar rostat och bränt, söt choklad bitter choklad, chokladkaka, kaffe, man får leta lite med vaniljen finns där. Chilin kommer smygande långt bak i munnen. Otroligt balanserad
Yorker (583) - Århus, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a little sediment and a tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, and a little subtle chilli. Flavour is roasted malt, dark chocolate, and some subtle chilli. Not much trace of the barrel, though.
hopcox (28) - SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black with brown head. Earthy vegetable aroma somewhat like dried mushrooms. Roasted malts chocolate and treacle taste. Silky velvet mouthfeel but with a spicy finish. Very nice.
womencantsail (6866) - Garbage Grove, California, USA - DEC 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black in color with a small khaki head. Lightly metallic on the front end, but otherwise lots of roasted malt, chocolate, and spice. A bit of toffee sweetness, some vanilla, bourbon, and molasses. Not too much spice from the peppers. Nice earthy spice note to the flavor. Sweet toffee and vanilla, some bourbon, and a ton of roasted malt, dark chocolate, and coffee. A bit of licorice and some molasses, too.