Beer4000 (4696) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ EBF. Black body with a dense, dark beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, dry fruit and liquorices. A strong flavor of the same ingredient that aroma, with a sharp bitter finish. Big and beautiful.
Christian (11317) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and floral with some licorice. Sweet roasted flavour with a wooden note. A little thin and watery.
Ungstrup (29950) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Stockholm Beer Festival 2008. A pitch black with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt combined with notes of fruit, wood, and prunes. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt and lovely fruits as well as lighter notes of wood and prunes, leading to a dry bitter finish.
finol (2270) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Bishops Arms Vasagatan.
A black Porter with chocolaty taste.
The best beer I´ve had from this brewery.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at SBWF08. Pours out in an almost black colour with a low tan foam. Salty aroma with notes of licorice and dark chocolate. Full-bodied with notes of dark chocolate, licorice, leather, black pepper, black coffee and smoked herring. Long salty finish with notes of dark chocolate and leather.
Svesse (6476) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 19 Sep 2008) Black colour with brief, brown head. Malty, roasted nose with distinct notes of freshly ground coffee. Roasted, malty taste with coffee, blueberries, dark chocolate, lots of liquorice and a rather harsh, citrussy bitterness in a nicely balanced finish. Balanced sweetness, more than medium body, alcohol very well hidden. Excellent beer.
Theis (13895) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at EBF. Black - white edges. English licorice, dryness, berries, sweetness, chocolate, light lactic, light hoppy. Nice mouthfull
omhper (20166) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 22, 2008
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
<i>Draught at European Beer Festival, Copenhagen. </i> Very black. no head. Aroma of milk chocolate and tar. Sweet and dense with clean rounded mouthfeel. Medium-full bodied with notes of perfume, sugar and alcohol to go with the licorice and chocolate. Tarry salty finish with a bit of burning sweetness.
asheft (2599) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[on tap at EBF 2008]
Quite nutty and roasty coffee aroma with a touch of sherry. Opaque black with a nice lacy top. Tangy roast with some sherry and very toasty. Toasted almonds. Medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly bitter finish.
TBone (13118) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black, thick tan head, lace. Roasted malts, chocolate and a bit menthol in the nose. Toasted malty, some cocoa, hints of alcohol. Good "basic" strong porter.