Kosmokrator (475) - ITALY - MAR 17, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nera ed oleosa con un massiccio cappello di schiuma marrone. Aroma cioccolatoso e caffettoso molto intenso che ricorda una torta, con un pizzico di tostato sul finale; gusto equilibrato ed amarognolo con note di caffè, cacao, malto e peperoncino. Corpo medio, effervescenza debole, struttura parzialmente liquorosa, ed è "piccante" a tutti gli effetti: punge piacevolmente sul palato, sulla lingua e sulle labbra, una delizia!
veceo (468) - CROATIA - AUG 15, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pitch black color, big brown head. Full body, soft carbonation. Aroma of hops, roast and chipotle sauce. Very silky texture. Taste is roasty, chipotle sauce, coffee, chocolate. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Some mildly hot spiciness in finish. Excellent stuff.
Kingi (462) - - JAN 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
black beer, no head. Aroma sweet,Very sweet. Taste is light bitter light sweetness. Chili like burning at the back of the throat. Medium body.
beer-yum (456) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I’m not normally a fan of chilli beers but this one left me wanting another. Subtle addition to a superb base is probably the reason.
Jimmythespoon (455) - CYPRUS - JUL 9, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wow Great beer. Really feel the chill in your mouth but at the same time quite refreshing. Aroma strong yet smooth.
ABS (449) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Almost black. Very brown head. Malt, burnt coffee and dark chocolate nose. Chili, chili, roasted coffee, dark chocolate and malt aroma. Sweet and some bitterness. Burning mouth feel - I like spicy food, and would like my indian a tad hotter, but this one has a mild bite. Cool gimmick, but weird beer. Hehe
eManu (448) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From a 33cl bottle, pours deep black color with a thick drak beige head.
Aroma of coffee and dark chocolates, hops and spices. Flavors of coffee, dark chocolates, molases, candy, grass, hops and a kick of spicy chilis. Wow its the most spicy beer i’ve had. Maybe a bit to spicy for a beer. its keep on kicking with spices as you drink it. Heavy body, bitter and spicy. But very well made. I enjoyed this but one is enough. Very ineteresting.
Garlic_of_Doom (448) - SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: APR 16, 2014 Bottle from Hökeren.
Pours dark brown with a brown head.
This is really something. The aroma is mainly chocolate and some fruit/port/madeira. The taste, oh boy! Burned/roasted malts, some hops (pretty fresh bottle), loads of chocolate, some sweet notes and then...the chili kicks in, bites and hangs on for a long while. One of my favourites. Feels more like a stout than a porter.
Looking forward to see how it will taste after a few years ageing.
Added 120715: Pretty much the same as the last time but with some milk chocolate/cold cocoa drink in taste. Chocolate malts is more prominent this time.
Thinner than all previous times, chili has no growing heat for each sip and is overall very weak. Not the usual great flavour either. I’m disappointed. Perhaps just a batch variation.
Sizzler80 (447) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Jet black oily pour with a dark tan cap. Strong smoked wood and chili pepper aromas. Sweet, spicy and smoky. The TR chili heat really catches you at the back of your throat. Wow this really heats up your mouth and slaps you around. Hints of chocolate and coffee are present but the chili lingers long after you swallow and I suspect will linger for the rest of the weekend. Texas Ranger is a massive, earthy beer with a huge amount going on. It's incredibly intense and enjoyable, but I wouldn't dare crack another straight after one.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
HammerTroll (440) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 13, 2014
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Body is completely dark, huge tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate, vanilla, hops, roasted malt, caramel. A bit smokey. Medium to full body, flat to soft carbonation. Finish is long coffee bitter and spicy, followed by a pleasant tingling; this is where chilli first appears. Just wonderful!
(Za Popen’t 0,33l bottle)