ClubGonzo (4500) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a jet black body with a large creamy off-white head. Nose is licorice, dark chocolate, caramel, coffee and hints of milk chocolate, grains and straw. Taste is dark chocolate, grains, cocoa, straw and hints of caramel, brown sugar, honey and pine. Full body, medium to high carbonation. Quite a pleasant imperial stout, yet somehow without being too convincing as far as top scores are concerned.
jaghana (4402) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - DEC 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33cl traded with Nisse666 thanks. A dark beer with medium copper head. Nose is on dark malt and exotic fruits hops. Aroma is on sweet caramel, chocolate, light roasted coffee, exotic fruits, orange, light red fruits, licorice, apricot. Grassy bitterness at the finish.
tkrjukoff (4156) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
@ Tiddes Bar. Pours dark mahogany with a good bubbly tanned head leaving some lacing. Aroma is sweet malty roasted fruity bready. Flavor is sweet bitter roasted acidy fruity apples piny. Finishes bitter sweet and malty.
Pyrmir (3889) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle. Aroma a bit spicy, dark toasted but not burnt malt, and a hint of coffee. Flavor is round, tastes of coffee, dark malts (but without the burnt flavor) and mild hints of some spice. Nice
olsvammel (3874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Smella nd taste of chocolate, coffee, roated notes and soy sauce. Well hidden alcohol. Fruity finish. Easy to drink despite the high ABV. would have liked a bit thicker body, but besides that a very nice beer.
Geiserich (3568) - Linz, AUSTRIA - DEC 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Ansalon, many thanks: Black color, coffee brown head. Aroma is malty, very roast with dark chocolate, cacao, hints of dark fruits, chili. Flavor is also quite roasty with liquorice, chocolate, coffee, chili.
VastActiv (3496) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 0.5l, thanks to mjs. Colour is black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, licorice, hoppiness and roasted malts.
sunevdj (3353) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at T&M’s. Pours an opaque black. Sweet with some dryness. Aromas of coffee and band aid. Also some hints of smoke. Medium to full bodied.
jesperhammer (3316) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
25-JAN-2012, bottle @Papsø tasting, @Yespr.
Dark, dark brown with light brown head.
Roasted, dry aroma. Taste is roast and hops.
Finish smooth roasted and hoppy bitter.
Medium body, below average carbonation. OK.
_angst_ (3274) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle bought @ Systembolaget. 2012 vintage. Pours black with a creamy and frothy dark mocha head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of trace and lacing on the glass. Smell is malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, grass, moist soil, salty liquorice candy, caramel, burnt cookies and alcohol. Taste is heavy bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark bread, burnt caramel, grass, pine, resinous wood, salty liquorice and alcohol. Mouthfeel is velvety, round, slightly astringent and near full bodied. Finish is bitter with roasted malts, grapefruit rinds, grass, pine, resinous wood, coffee, salty liquorice and alcohol. An imperial BIPA? Whatever it is it’s good.