7stern (480) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ruby brown, almost black. Low head but lasting laces. Chocolate and vanilla hints in the aroma. Chocolate taste with flowers and soap tones.
rosenbergh (8560) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle. Tapp 89. BB 24/12/2012. Courtesy of laiti.
Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Roasted malt, ash, soy, hoppy bitterness and dryness in the aroma.
The flavour is very nice. Ashy dryness, roasted malt, mild sweetness and mild balancing hops. Very tasty. 9.7% well settled.
lusikka (7104) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle, thanks laiti. Pours a black colour with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, soy sauce, chocolate and some glue. Rich flavour of bread, roastiness, soy sauce, biscuit, red wine, licorice and bitterness. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a roasty, salty, slightly sweet finish. Enjoyable.
tiong (4736) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
BBE 24.12.2012 -
Pours pitch black with a bubbly brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, sugar, syrup, licorice, honey and chocolate and soy sauce. Taste is salty, roasty and smooth with notes of licorice, honey, sweet syrup and rye. Finish is warming, sweetish and roasty with some licorice, syrup and rye notes. Quite heavy and complex, sweet and roasty imperial porter.
CarlJonas (228) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black, brown edges, beige foam. Vineous chocolaty aroma. Vineous, sweet, roasted bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, low carb. Has aged well.
Countbeer (5316) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Thanks rlgk: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Brown to black pour.
Medium sized, vast and slowly changing, beige to more brown colored foamy head on top of a black colored beer.
Aromas of toast, coffee, roast, hops, pepper, liquorice (wood), some chocolate, barley malt toast/roast, hints of caramel, coal and marzepin.
Flavours of liquorice wood, cream, coffee, roast, some darker chocolate, bitters, wood roast, barley malt roast, mocha, some raisin, some spices, light hint of caramel, marzepin... Good deep roasty flavours. Very nice.
Aftertaste is a mix of roast (barley malts, hay and wood), coffee, bitters, some chalk, chocolate and a hint of spices. Leaning towards complexity.
Low carbo, a mouthfeel between watery and creamy, medium to full body and a light oily texture.
Nice beer, kept very well within those two a three years.
beer_est_deus (909) - örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Svart-brun öl med litet och färgat skum. Doft: Kaffe, körsbärs likör (sur), ek fats toner, alkohol, kol. Smak: Lakrits, frukt kärnor, rostat mörkt bröd, kakao, bränt socker.
Leighton (14006) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at the ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to Ronny! Pours black-brown with a fine, tan foam head. Dark malt nose, some brown sugar, toast. Medium sweet flavor with chocolate brownies and dark sugars. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Roasty finish, some bitter earth, dark chocolate. Good stuff.
fantti (791) - FINLAND - JAN 13, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black, big cloudy brown foam. Aroma has hints of juniper, licorice, sweetness and coffee. Taste has fruits, juniper, licorice and coffee in the aftertaste. Palate is is full. Overall this is great imperial porter, the juniper was a big surprise. But I liked it.
Theydon_Bois (12736) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Ronny, 30/12/12.
Mid black with a thin tan head that clears to the edge.
Nose is dark fruits, malts, molasses, leather, trace of chocolate.
Taste comprises dark bitter chocolate, dark malts, tar, leather, dark fruits.
Fullish bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.