thebeertourist (5155) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle at Brasserie Demervallei. Almost black, moderate, stable head. Dark berries aroma, tartness that remains in the mouth, blending with dry chocolate. Very good.
bierkoning (11418) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Beware, aggessive gusher! Murky brown color. Malt, caramel and licorice in both aroma and flavor. Roast. Spicy notes.
Barrelbelly (715) - BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Deep red with small head. Somewhat sour aroma. Taste soury as well. not my thing
rand (1297) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33 cl from Willems - Grobbendonk (B). Very dark brown with cream-ochre rough foam. There are all the features of Porter-Stout, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, black licorice, tar. Crispy in mouth. Strong, it has roasted/burned nuances, earthy of hop and a stroke of acidulity.
Pinball (11591) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
cloudy brown, small light brown head.
aroma is roasted malty, flowery.
flavor is flowery, sourish, roasted malty, yeasty, fruity.
Ungstrup (30994) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. An unclear dark brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, chocolate, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of over ripe fruits, herbs, roasted malt, and chocolate, leading to a dry finish.
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy opaque dark brown with an orange hue and a beige head - comes a heavy gusher. Roasty nose, some dark fruit and quite a tart edge. Medium body, excessive carbonation, roast, vanilla and dark fruits. Ends dry. But clearly infected - if not to a spoiling degree. 230212
yespr (36280) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is tosted dark malty and caramelish. Sweet malty, dark roasted malty and light fruity. Thick malty and light bitter/acidic hardroasted. Dark malty and dry finish.
saxo (15096) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ yespr tasting. First 5 cl poured out by itself as it was opened. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, chocolate and hops. Medium bodied and highly carbonated.
eManu (502) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thank You to Gunther for giving me the bottle to try. Pours a dark brown color with a nice big beige head. Aroma of brown sugars, hops, malts and coffe. Flavors of bitter coffee, hops and spices. Long nice bitterness of hops and malts. Creamy.