yespr (30909) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From cask at Bishops Arms. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity, toastedmalty and caramelish. Bitter, dark roasted malty, liqourice and breadish. Dark roasted and liqourice. Dry and dense dark malty finish. A bit to hot.
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Bishops Arms Gustav.
Pitch black coloured with a small beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of licorice and smoke with burnt notes.
Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and licorice with notes of fruits.
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught@SBWF2012. Black colour, small off-white head. Aroma is berries, liquorice, some old smoked wooden notes as well as mild toffee. Flavour is liquorice, toffee, some ashes, mild alcohol as well as some raisins. A bit on the too sweet side for me.
omhper (19310) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at SBWF. Opaque black. Aroma of licorice and crude oil. Sweet with full body and rounded oily mouthfeel. Sugar, coffee, syrup, licorice and molasses. Notes of tar and green apples too. Mid bitter heaty finish. Unpolished and sticky, not my cup of tea.
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Bishops Arms Gustav, Malmö. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate and licorice flavor. Has a sweetish roasted malty chocolate and licorice finish.
thewolf (11156) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, bought @ Systembolaget, Hyltebruk. Pours deep opaque black with a medium, staying, creamy beige head. Aroma has lovely smoke, salty liquorice, roasted, dark chocolate. Medium carbonation, lovely dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good chocolate, light vanilla, quite smoky, very dry liquorice. Lingering, quite bitter and rather dry finish.
rlgk (10262) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at SBWF 2012. Black beer with a beige head. Malty milky aroma, chocolate, cocoa, cream, toffee notes. Malty licorice flavor, solvent notes, roasted, vinous, some alcohol, fruity, chocolate, some figs and raisins. A bit strange and not really what I expected.
gnoff (7757) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg, on September 28, 2012
Black color, dark brown head. Alcohol, malty, grainy, chocolate, banana scent. Banana (green), roasted, alcohol, fruity taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival, 29 Sep 2012) Black colour with brief, pale brown head. Malty, roasted nose with chocolate, coffee and cacao. Malty, roasted taste with notes of chocolate, coffee, cacao, vanilla and a generous chocolatey bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, smooth and rounded mouthfeel, with a touch of sweetness. Well balanced and tasty. Very nice.
larsniclas (5591) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at SBWF12
Dark brown with a beige head.
Milky and roasted aroma.
Warming alcohol and sweet fruits in the flavour. Low bitterness.