Simonsen (1117) - NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaske fra Vinmonopolet. Svart farge, oljaktig viskositet, lavt karbonert, beige skumrand. Kaffe,lakris, chili,røyk, chipotle, krydder,brent malt, tjære. veldig god, men ikke noe for en nybegynner
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from some where in NoVa - pours cola with big chocolate head some . Aroma is smokey with the hint of jalapeño. Taste is smokey with the warmth of the jalapeño as you drink it down. Nice, but the spice is pretty subtle..
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours jet black with a big mocha head, looks great. Nose is oats, coffee and earthy malt. Flavour is all coffee, dark chocolate intensity up front, then comes the chilli, warming everything up. The chilli and chocolate balance is near perfect. Lovely slick, robust mouthfeel. Finish is more of that play between the chilli and chocolate. Epic.
Silvan7 (1097) - Samarate, ITALY - JAN 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ 111 cafè Castellanza. Marrone scuro, impenetrabile, schiuma beige scurissima, fine e persistente. Aroma intenso, tostato, caffè, cacao amaro, frutta secca, (nocciola).oltre al classico odore da porter si percepisce un vegetale da verdura fresca appena tagliata. Gusto abboccato, cacao, caffè, liquirizia e toffee. Leggermente vegetale, peperone più che peperoncino. piccantezza solo accennata. Piacevolmente luppolata. Poco calda, poco carbonata, equilibrata ed armonica.
MaltOMeal (1093) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
big bottle. Pours black with a big brown head. Nose is of chocolate and smoke. Taste starts off with chocolate and ash, then the chili peppers become more and more noticeable over time. Mouthfeel is medium with a dry and spicy finish. Very interesting.
sudomorph (1088) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle. Pours black with a one finger, frothy, mocha head that sticks to the glass. Aroma has huge notes of milky chocolate, roasted malts, medium, piney/resiny hops, and hints of coffee. Really nice. Taste is balanced. Dark chocolate and roasted malts mixed with a bit of resin and, what I’m guessing, is the peppers. Not really a huge pepper taste or heat though. Bitter, semi coffee aftertaste with a touch of heat. Full body with a medium carbonation. Smooth and frothy in the mouth. Overall not bad. There are some nice flavours but there is something in the aftertaste that I’m not liking. Maybe it’s the peppers. Who knows.
jeremyh70 (1061) - Missouri, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a dark black with a minimal khaki head and good lacing. Aroma is savory with soy sauce, some ginger, smoke and pepper. Taste has a hint of cocoa, roasted malt, smoke and some pepper flavor and heat. Medium/full bodied with medium carbonation.
DroolYeast (1056) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma of burnt and roasted malt, some smoke, chocolate and coffee. Pours black with big creamy tan head, tiny head is lasting. Taste is moderate malt bitterness, light sweetness, almost dry. A bit of heat from the chili. Full body, oily texture, light car., malt bitter finish with some chili heat.
mixmasterob (1053) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 from Greens. Beautiful black pour with a thick dark brown head. Decent lacing and retention. Aroma was creamy milk chocolate, smoke and a decent chipotle presence. Flavors were super smoky, light cocoa with a long lingering peppery finish. Light heat. Creamy mouthfeel, light carbonation. A nicely done chipotle brew.
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - JAN 1, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle, An opaque pitch black beer, with a large, frothy, creamy, mostly lasting brown head. The aroma is moderately malty. There are notes of roasted grains, chocolate, coffee, caramel, chili/pepper. The flavour is moderately sweet, lightly sour, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, velvety yexture, lively carbonation, very long finish, with medium to heavy bitterness, lightly alcoholic. Wow, the chili is really evident when you’re swallowing and leaves a burn in the throat. Apart this, exciting appearence, maybe not complex, bur very nice aroma and original. One of the best Mikkelelr stuff. Also warming like a 10% winter beer.