Benfi (460) - DENMARK - AUG 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee, little dark fruits and a little liquorice. Flavour is roated malts, chocolate, little sweet, little dark fruits, little liquorice and a little bitter.
Meilby (6228) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Moylans Brewery & Restaurant, Novato, CA
Pours black with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with a roasted, chocolate and dry finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.
Geokkjer (5224) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours brown with an off wrote head. Aroma of roasted grains, caramel, chocolate and malt. Flavor is sweet and malty with some berries, roasted malt and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.
yngwie (12520) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. A small, dense, light tan head sites on top of an almost black body. Roasted, sweetish aroma with chocolate and some mocha. Full body, very soft on the palate. Dry. Roasted flavor with chocolate and some mocha, less sweet than expected judging from the aroma. Long, roasted finish. Very easy to drink, and tasteful. 130806
bytemesis (2409) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours opaque black, medium tan head, nice lacing. Aroma and flavor are roasty, cigarettes, chocolate. Medium body, creamy mouth feel.
BOSSbrewer (1228) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice stout. Thin tan head that lingered to the end. Very dry and slightly roasty. Somewhat thin and slightly overcarbonated. Good beer.
Sigmund (4654) - Tau, NORWAY - JUL 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
650 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 5.0%. Pitch black colour, moderate to low tan head. Nice roasty aroma of dark malts and coffee, with hints of dark chocolate and ashes. Dry roasty flavour, dark malts and mild coffee, not very complex, but straightforward and pleasant to drink.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Epic Beer Fest Denver 2013. Pours a brownish/black appearance with a brown head. A touch smoky, roasty malty, chocolate, light coffee aroma. Fairly dry, a touch earthy, caramel, roasty, mild coffee flavor. Pretty tasty beer.
Steve_0 (2097) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Epic Beer Festival 2013. Pour is deep, deep brown, almost black with a frothy brown head and great lacing. Roasty, cocoa, light vanilla, coffee, bready, and caramelly aroma. Taste is a bit thin - roasty, earthy, a touch of caramel, brown sugar, grassy, and espresso. Light/medium body with high carbonation. Could really benefit from a thicker mouthfeel.
bth122 (1103) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Torpedo bottle. Omaha. Black color. Medium head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, coffee bean, earth tones, vanilla. Light sweetness. Has a milky-like sweetness in it. Dry finish. Creamy texture. Smooth. Nice.