Scopey (12504) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-Christmas Tasting. Straight from the rotbox. It pours pours darkest brown with a thick light tan head. The nose is bitter - sweet, toasty, glacé cherry, tangy dried fruits and fruit cake. The taste is bitter, sweet - sour, toasty, earthy, Eccles cake, spice, glacé cherry, toffee and just a touch of acidity with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Quite nice actually.
thewolf (12078) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, bought @ Nordisk Ølhandel, Cph. Pours deep black with a small, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has lovely, luscious chocolate, light coffee, softly roasted malts, Nutella. Low carbonation, nice creamy and fat mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of chocolate, vanilla, soft roasted, some coffee, hazelnuts. Softly vinious with more nuttiness in the finish. Nice.
madsberg (11369) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Black coloured. Fluffy light brown head. Aroma: Cocoa, chocolate, sweetness, spice, light roast. Flavour: Chocolate, cocoa, sweetness, roast, dust. Medium bodied. Ends light roasted bitter.
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Pours a near pitch black body under a tan-coloured head, reduced to a remaining layer. Spotty lacing. Rich mid-sweet cocoa aroma as well as moments of dark fruits. Comprehensive taste profile of liquorice, honey, dark fruits, ash and wood. Bitter roasted ending, long-lived. Well bodied. Smooth and surprisingly easy to drink. Perfect night cap (from the hotel bar at Amaranten, Stockholm 21.06.2013).
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, coffee and hint of citrus and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, coffee, chocolate and sugar finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
rosenbergh (10350) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. ww11201. BB 130816. Courtesy of mjs.
Dark reddish brown colour with a greyish white head.
The aroma is Black IPA. Liquorice, roasted malt, fruity hops, moderate bitterness and grass. Nice!
The flavour is roasted malt, ashy notes, bitterish hops, grass and dryness. Very nice. Only a bit waterish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Deep dark brown close to black colour, medium light brownish head, creamish like. Pleasant well roasted malty swett like aroma with chocolate and dark fruits, bit spice. Good mouthfeel. Flavour has plenty of roasted malt along with chocolate, spice, dark fruit and a pleasant bitterness. Well balanced.
kermis (10000) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Bishops Arms Savoy, Malmo. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of caramel, milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, slight vanilla, toffee and biscuit. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Full bodied with moderate carbonation.
gnoff (9569) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2015 First rating
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget in Nordstan. At ekstedt’s x-mas beer tasting, on December 14, 2012.
Dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, coffee, hoppy scent. Hoppy, roasted, coffee taste. Coffee aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
Bottle at SB&WF 2015, Thursday October 1, 2015.
Very dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, chololate, cocoa, alcohol, hints of liqourice scent. Light metallic, grainy, chocolate, cocoa, alchol taste. Warming alcohol. Resin aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chriso’s tasting 30/12/12. Dark black caramel. viscous with some legs. Earthy and roast aromas. Huge bold roast coffee. Lingereing bitter roast. Velvety palete.