Klimaet (1408) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can. Pours black with a small brown head. Roasty malts, caramel, chocolate, burned woody notes, coffee beans, light hoppy, citrussy, dark fruits
bursprak (2149) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can split a few ways. Weak blackish pour with a tiny light tan head. Tons of coffee, roasty, sweet, grainy, a bit thin but full of flavours. Nice!
kermis (9616) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can shared at THT, thanks! Near black with a medium tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, cocoa, malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
sjogro (2138) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tht march. Sampled from can. Dark brown with light tan head. Roasted chocolate malts, coffee, hops. Light sweet medium bitter. Soft chocolate.
Maakun (2923) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can at THT. Very dark brown with light brown head. Light roasted malts, coffee, cocoa beans, chalk and minerals, some ash, light grass. Very light sweetness and almost medium bitterness. Light bodied. Ok.
deanso (8114) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl can shared at March THT.
Thin tan head. Clear black pour. Nice coffee notes. Lovely
weordie (688) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown with a thick cocoa head. The aroma is fresh brewed coffee and tobacco. Quite flat which makes the palate not as good as it could be. Strong coffee taste though which is nice.
Benzai (12384) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Can [from Secret Euro Santa 2015] @ home. Opaque dark brown color, full sized beige to light brown head. Aroma is malts, coffee, roasted malts, hops. Taste is a wonderful blend of hops and roasted malts. Some coffee, dark malts and a solid malt and hop bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation. Very nice!
CacheManyHose (543) - HONG KONG - FEB 5, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From SIPS. Drank w Matt at home. Opaque brown-black. Light tan fizzy frothy head. Smells of coffee, heavy herb, wood, rye, bitter smoky almost mushroomy metallic smell. Like coffee mixed with grass jelly and Chinese herbal medicine. Big but not overdone. Taste is coffee (more bitter and burnt than roasted), smoky wood. Body is bitter, thin to medium, not much carbonation, herbal metallic aftertaste.
HKdIPA (621) - HONG KONG - FEB 5, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from SIPS at home with Steph before CNY. Pitch black pour with tan head. Aroma is very coffee with some burnt chocolate, a bit of hoppiness. Taste follows. Super burnt coffee-forward, in an interesting if not entirely pleasant way. Sort of like a very dialed down, and less balanced, TO ØL Black Malts Body Salts. There's definitely some hoppiness but again, the burnt coffee grounds dominate. Light body. A lot going on but it's not quite in concert.