oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught@The Brewpub. Deep ambery reddish brown colour with mediumsized foamy brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some slight dark dry fruity notes as well as some chocolate and toffee. Flavour is roasted malts along with some dark dry fruityness, toffee and mild notes of grass.
ekstedt (5633) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the brewpub. Dark murky brown, small creamy beige head. Roasted malts dominate, with raisins and figs, and notes of coffee, and spicy citrus hops. Medium bodied and very smooth. Very well balanced with a dry finish.
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 10, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2008 First rating
Draught at Pannrummet, Göteborg, Sweden.
Black color, creamy brown head. Sweet scent with some burnt in it, fruity hops as well. Very hoppy taste, hoppy aftertaste with a bit burnt flavor. Fruity and citrus in the hops. Lacks bitterness, but otherwise great.
(Draught at the brewpub)
On March 28, 2008
Clear dark brown to black color, light brown head. Roasted, a bit sweet, choclate and licorice taste. Sweet malty scent. Spritzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.
(Draught at the brewpub)
On September 26, 2008
Clear deep dark red color, dense light brown head. Roasted tones and roasted barley scent. Roasted and fruity sweet taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Aroma of strong liquorice - sweet and salty. Almost black colour, semi-stable head. Flavour is dusty, liquorice, malty. Hint of salt. Coffee aftertaste. Solid mouthfeel. High carbonation. Vintage 2003, thanks to rickgordon.
jonas (5847) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Roughly 1 year old sample
Roasted chocolate, some minerals.
Creamy lightish body.
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2005
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown, almost no head. Aroma from coffee, cocoa and tar. Flavor brings coffee, cocoa, cream. Malty with some fruits. Malty finish.
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A dark brown beer with no head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of roasted chocolate. The flavor is roasted with notes of chocolate, roasted bread as well as hints of sourness, before a dry end sets in.
JCW (1275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown, stoutish. Aroma of toffee and carmel. Mouthfeel is light about like water. Finish is sweet and somewhat chalkish.
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark murky brown. Only marginally prettier than a barley wine - yikes. Toffee-coffee aroma with a hint of candy caramel. Fairly light and wet - with vague toasty, nutty notes.
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled: Brown coloured. Light brown thin head. Malt, fruit, light alcahol in the aroma. Is fresh. Cocoa, maltfullness, fruit and some spices in the flavour. Is light bitter and grassy in the end. Quite like this.