MOARBEER (91) - - JAN 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I expected this to be a monster but it was nothing of the sort. Aroma, although very strong bourbon was nowhere near as heavy as I expected. Taste also strong bourbon but somewhat thinner mouthfeel than the hype promised. A little too heavy on the bourbon and a little too lacking in depth. A great porter but my expectation was higher.
Gorm (741) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Svart farve med miniml beige skum. Lukt av røstet malt, whiskey, kaffe, bek og sjokolade. Smak av røstet malt, whiskey, whiskey, kaffe, bek og sjokolade. Liker egentlig ikke whiskey men denne var god. Whiskey er egentlig bare øl som er destillert. Godt jobba! Import.
gunnar (4718) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours almost pitch black with a tiny tanned head. Aroma is strong bourbony infused malt. Taste is light sweet & roasted malts, overwhelming bourbon all the way.
abemorsten (2412) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
375 ml bottle kindly shared by yngwie. Clear deep mahogany body with a white. Pungent roasted salty bourbon nose. Grows in the mouth. Burnt raisins, acidic and heavy carbonation. Full bodied.
nilsas (843) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Duft av kaffe, bek og lakris. Sort farge. Lite skum, litt rundt kant. God sprudlende smak av kaffe og lakris.
pushkinwow (1803) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle opened by Matt. Ruby brown with a creamy brown head. Lots of bourbon with a nice holiday spice, vanilla, some oak, bit of yeast. Moderate body and carbonation, sweet, hint of tang, dry, buttery on finish with a musty malt ending.
jd543 (361) - SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a thin-medium milk chocolate head. Aroma is pretty alcoholic, bourbon, roast malt, chocolate, a little coffee. Taste is light sweet with a medium duration. Oily texture, smooth, with a little bourbon kick at the end. Nice.
mjs (4141) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Keg at OlutExpo 2013) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brow. Aroma had wood, vanilla and vineousness. Palate was dry and full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were vanilla, wood, roasted malts, vineousness and bitterness. Aftertaste had wood and vineousness. The beer had disappeared almost completely and the what was left was wood and burntness. Not good.
VastActiv (1973) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at Olutexpo 2013, Helsinki. Colour is black with small brown head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, red wine, hints of alcohol, sourness and roasted malts.
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artmcd8 (1213) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from HOTB. Pours a dark brown with a medium brown head. The head is full and large but dies to sustain at a light foam. Aroma of bourbon and vanilla. Taste is a bit harsh up front with a warm roasty chocolatey finish with a bit of ash to it. Slightly dry. Light carbonation and a thin feel.
madmitch76 (12977) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
27th October 2012
Opaque black beer, good grey - tan head. Smooth palate, softish and semi dry. Smooth dark malt. Bitterish seltzer minerals. A little bitter wood. Raisins. Mild and smooth bourbon. Towards the dry finish mild roast malt appears. Not bad, needs to warm up a bit - a bit clunky when fridge fresh.