fonefan (31713) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 18, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Dark brown to black color with a average frothy good lacing light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet, smoke, roasted, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter, moderate to heavy acidic with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
yespr (28627) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
CBF07 sample from bottle (as Branded coal fire porter). Pours deep brown/amber with almost no head. Aroma is sweet and smoked malty, slight floral hoppy. Good dark malt flavour going into a dry bitterness.
Ungstrup (27643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled at Ølfestival, Århus, 2008. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt as well as light notes of soy sauce. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of wood as weill as light notes of oxidation, leading to a bitter finish. The body is thin.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2008 (Bottle 50 cl) Comes as ’’’’Branded Coal Fire Porter’’’’ at 4.6% ABV. Clear, almost black with a reddish hue and an off-white head. Lightly vinous aroma with some burned malt. Fairly light in body with burned and smoked (peat/whisky) malty accents and a vague bitterness in the finish. A very pleasant example of an English Porter. 120507 and 210908
oh6gdx (19630) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Pitch black colour, huge white head. Aroma of sweet malts, some hops, roast and hay. Also dark fruit and slight roast. Flavour strong roasted and smoked malts with caramellish hints. Wet smoked wood in finish and aftertaste. Quite leathery all the way through also. Pleasant brew, though the hops do make it a bit "strange".
joergen (18846) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black coloured with a huge beige head.
Light roasted aroma of liquorice and coffee with notes of hops and pine needles.
Light roasted flavour of liquorice with notes of chocolate and coffee.
Roasted and hoppy finish.
omhper (18320) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Black. Aroma of licorice and lemon. Medium sweet with evident beechwood smokeiness, notes of tobacco and coffee. Creamy roasty malt gives it rounded mouthfeel, while smoke and salt fight for attention in the finish.
anders37 (14720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting creamy tan head. Sweeet roasted malty smoke aroma. Sweet roasted malty and slightly smokey flavor with some hints of chocolate. Sweet malty finish with hints of smoke and chocolate.
Dedollewaitor (13014) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Thanks Madsnp. Pours black with a small creamy head nad lacings. Roast, vanilla and coffee. Smooth and ashy. Nice one.
MiP (12839) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 4.6%. Fruity aroma, slightly roasted, hint of smoke. Black colour, small creamy light brown head. The flavour is mildly roasted, quite vinous, hint of salami smokiness. Mild carbonation.