AgentAle (891) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma is licorice, molasses, smoky and roasty malts, caramel, espresso, coffee and vanilla beans. Taste is an almost chewy mouthfeel with rich sweetness, liquor burn and some rye. Appearance is black with a thin beige head that retains fairly poorly.
Florya (527) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
How: Bottle Appearance: black color, tan head Aroma: vanilla, chocolate, coffee, spice, Palate: full body, low carbonation
Aniela (2532) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A bottle at home. Almost black beer with a beige head. Malty, spicy, licorice and cocoa aroma. Chocolate, vanilla, rosemary and spicy flavour.
olsvammel (3691) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Similar spicy smell as the #1000. Dark sweet and malty taste. The spicy aroma is there just as with the #1000 but this one is better balanced, the sweet malty aroma manages to balance the spices.
Sammy (9140) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Trevor, thanks. Chocolate dominant aroma. Black with a bit of head. Looks rich, above average mouthfeel. More of a sipper, and interesting.Spruce?
RickFifty (532) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown to black color, tiny beige head. Sweet fruity nose, ginger, cloves, licorice, roasted malt. Sweet fruity and spicy taste, chocolate, licorice, hint of espresso. Medium to full body, soft to flat carbonation, oily texture.
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared with Hallinghansen....It pours black with a small tan head.... Roasted, dark chocolate, caramel, smokey and hoppy....
Plovmand (6701) - Helsinge, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours jet black with a medium beige head. The aroma is roasted and spicy with chocolate notes. Flavor is spices and sweet roasted malt. Cinnamon and licorice. Light ash.
Ferris (6307) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Cinnamon, ginger, chili and dark chocolate. Jet brown with a beige head. Chocolate, cinnamon and spice. Although not something I would want often, on a cold night it hits the spot. Rich and warm.
tmrmwel (1121) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours black, with a small creamy mocha head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, sweet herbs and spices with aniseed and camphor, earthy yeast with ripe fruits and wood, as well as cocoa and leather. Creamy body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is burned malts with spicy chocolate, camphor, aniseed and kandi, as well as wood, leather and coffee. Fruity tobacco finish.