Papsoe (25131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of Storm. Pours black and opaque with a light brown head. Burned, coffeeish aroma with a whiff of tobacco. Medium body with sweetish and very burned malt accents and a smoky edge. Distinct malt bitterness in the finish. Plenty of smoke and tar in this one. 191207
Storm (2685) - Amager, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black to dark brown colour with a little nice head. Aroma of roastedness and smoke. Flavour of malt, roastedness, coffee and dust. Very smooth tasty and ends up quite nice.
madsberg (8819) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Brown dense head. Roast, smoke, chocolate and some coffee in the aroma. Flavour of tart, sweetness, roast, chocolate and smoke. Some sweetness notable. Is full bodied. Quite dry. Has a coffee bitter end full of roastyness. Nice.
Grovlam (4137) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. [Another great tasting session @ Papsoe] Average brown creamy head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Pitch black color. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, toasted malt, fruit. Over the palate roasted malt, coffee and hint of fruit, smoke. Medium to full bodied with a soft carbonation. Moderated sweet and bitter flavor. Lingering bitter coffee finish. 7 / 4 / 8 / 3 / 15
stouby (3212) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Delirium Cafe.
Black with a light brown head. Aroma moderate/heavy malty (roasted, burnt). Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body. really nice.
As I found no licorice and chocolate notes, I think it was served to cold.
Jonte (1334) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2008 On-tap at The Rover, Gothenburg. Dark brown/black color with light brown head. Aroma of roasted/burned malt, coffee, smoke, dark berries, chocolate. The taste is also roasted/lightly burned with notes of smoke, dark fruit/berries, coffee, chocolate, and hop bitterness. Creamy, but also dry mouthfeel.
Miksu (4537) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007. Black with tan creamy head. Roasted and malty aroma with notes of popcorn. Strongly roasted and bittersweet flavor with bitter chocolade, some fruitiness, toffee and some grassy notes. Bitter finish with charcoal.
Skinnyviking (5956) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Low and quickly disappearing off-white head. If the last one I had was black this one is even blacker. Coffee choccolate aroma. Preaty heavily carbonated and hoppy flavor with coffee. Long lasting aftertaste.
thewolf (9883) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. [thank you, omhper!]
Pours pitch-black, deep brown head stays for quite some time in my tulip glass. Aroma is lots of coffee, dark chocolate and some ashes. Light mouthfeel. Flavour begins sweet, chocolatey, then turns very dry, ashy and well bitter. Very smooth.
screwball (1098) - Motala, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2007
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black. Brown head. Head is creamy and lasts. Aroma brings coffe, chocolat, tar and malt. Flavor is hops, tar,coffee, malt and chocolat. The palat is wonderful. Round and smooth.