omhper (22723) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Mahogany colour, clear, small head. Interesting spicy nose. Is that sage? Sweet and heavily caramelly with full body and viscous mouthfeel. Alcohol warmth and chili tingle joins herbal bitterness in the finish. A heavy beer that manages to retain balance.
anders37 (21888) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty choclate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocoalte flavor with hints of chili. Has a roasted malty chocolate and chili finish.
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
17th July 2010
Clear brown - red beer, short lived white head. Palate starts semi soft but has a crispy edge. Sweet milky malt with a subtle smoky note. Whispers of bubblegum and nuts. Finishes soft and sweet. Low carbonation but a sweet well joined up beer.
Travlr (19881) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at DC local tasting. Bright clear copper color, 3 bubble head. Aroma of subtle cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon. Taste is chocolate soda, light body. Average.
jtclockwork (13239) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2010
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured ultra clear dark brown with little head. Aroma is acidic left over chili and bean. Taste is vanilla and jalapeno. Weird little ale.
Tmoney99 (13062) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy cocoa and pepper aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy spice and chocolate flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Very good complex brew.
argo0 (12852) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 23, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle, thanks jslot38. Small beige head atop clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet/milk chocolate, some pepper, smoke. Taste is sweet, milk chocolate, some pepper, caramel. Sticky medium-full body, undercarbonated.
Ratman197 (12654) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
omber poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of cocoa, fruitiness, chilies and light coffee. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of cocoa, spice, chilies and light fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering spiced cocoa finish.
bu11zeye (12576) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle, 2010 vintage, courtesy of blutt59) Pours clear amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of chilies, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. Flavor of roasted malt, ancho chilies, chocolate, and caramel.
Lubiere (12360) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A copper brown ale with a thin moka head. A pleasant chocolate and light chile aroma, In mouth, a rather light chocolate malt, some nice fruity esters, some light peated notes. Quite nice. Bottle at Mondiale 2010.