Beer5000 (5310) - Kristiansand, - SEP 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
660 ml bottle @ Christianssand Brygghus. A dark amber body with a dense beige head. Aroma of light roasted malt, caramel and fruity hops. Flavor is nice roasted malt, citric fruity with pleasant bitterness. Nothing really complicated here, but delicately balanced mix of dark malt and hops at a modest alcohol level. Nice, tasty, pleasant and impressive.
tderoeck (6906) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2015
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
13/X/15 - 33cl can from a trade @ home - BB: VII/2016 (2015-1470) Thanks to ElManana for the trade!
Clear dark brown beer, big irregular beige crackling head, pretty stable, patches of lacing. Aroma: very hoppy, resinous, citrus, quite some grapefruit, soft roast, some caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish start, lots of citrus, grapefruit, pretty bitter, hint of chocolate. Aftertaste: bitter, citrus, grapefruit, resinous, coffee notes, grassy, very refreshing hops, man this is good stuff!
mike_77 (4317) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can, 4.5%. Almost black with thin lacy head. Aroma of strong piney hops and dark malts. Flavour is also very hop forward. The aftertaste offers some treacle-like bittersweetness.
JefVerstraete (2297) - Ghent, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can from The Bottle Shop, Canterbury. Brown colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Easy drinkable. Hoppy nose with nose of chocolate and roasted malts. Bitter hoppy finish. Well balanced. Good!
kraddel (4952) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Can shared by 77Ships, Thnx man ! Pours chocolate brown, small white head. Smell is hoppy, some dark malts. Taste is dark malts, bit hops. Some bitterness ( chocolate-like ) notes. Ok
Werckmeister (1297) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 7, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0,33l can at home courtesy of minutemat, big thanks. ABV 4.5%. BB 07/2016. black color, medium big tan head. strong smell of grass and pines, a bit soapy, also some spices, roast and earthy notes, hints of chocolate. nice smell. light body, rather bubbly carbonation, light mouthfeel. tastes rather strong of grass and pines, after a while the bitterness mellows away, some earthy / soapy and light fruity notes come through. also has light roast notes, a bit of ash, light charcoal, fruits include tangerine, oranges, also light citric notes, also rather peppery. finishes quite peppery and with some earthy and grass notes. gets quite fruity and mellow on the aftertaste. wow, lovely beer. nice smell, the taste starts quite harsh bitter (for me almost a bit too harsh), but it mellows down very nicely to nice roast / earthy notes, and quite nice and soft fruity aftertaste. Just at the beginning I would wish for a bit more body to balance the hops, but after its a great experience. Lovely beer, especially considering the ABV. There are a lot of 10%-ers that do not bring so much flavor to the table. gimme more.
jercraigs (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2015-09-20. Black body with a modest creamy tan head. 3+ Aroma of dusty toasty milk chocolate. Very mild green hop character. Flavour has a dusty toasty cocoa quality to it, and a good amount of green leafy hops. 7+ Very smooth average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Solid take on the style. Tap vs cask not indicated, at Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol.
The_Osprey (4179) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml can at home, BB July 2016, 4.5%. Black, big foamy tan head, thick lacing. Aroma is fairly light with cola, light metallics. Body is medium to light, soft carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is cola, dried flowers, dry chalky finish with some background watery ashtray notes. Comes across as watery at times, but it’s a nice sessionable BIPA. Restrained, balanced. Tasty.
michael_bb (17) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at The Cock (Hackney). Pours pitch black with little beige head, whitch retains for quite a long while. Not too strong flavour, quite bitter aftertaste though. Good choice if you’re looking for a lighter version of a generally stronger, more complex style. Not a big deal for me anyway.
Scottishchris (501) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from Beerhive. Dark dark brown, creamy tan head. Hoppy malt nose, coffee and caramel Medium body, very soft fizz. Bitter dark chocolate, coffee. Long bitter finish. Really damn good, can’t believe the flavour at 4.5% abv.
Alexi91 (349) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Origin: Can. Vessel: Can. Supplier: Arcadia (Bristol). Sour fruits and charcoal.