AndySnow (2252) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2012 vintage. Bottle at NK Bar. Dark brown, almost black, colour with a tan head. Mild sweet whisky, alcohol, dried fruit aroma. Flavour is oak, raisin, alcohol. Licorice after taste.
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by my friend Waffle, thanks man. I recall this one having some vanilla notes with some lingering whiskey aromas as well. This was a 2011’ so it’s mellowed out some but still very tasty.
Lilja (1314) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smak och doft av malt, choklad, brunt socker, whisky och toner av vanilj och laktris. Lagom söt med bra avrundande besk.
bergstaden (974) - Røros, NORWAY - APR 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black with a brown head - sweet malt aroma with some licerice notes in the back - sweet malt body with some licorice nad vanilla with some hints of a nice alcohol heat - lingering sweet malt ending - this was very good
stokkdum (1) - NORWAY - MAR 30, 2013 does not count
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 7/20
Dark brown color, almost pitch black. Sweet aroma with notes of whiskey and wood. Smooth mouthfeel.
jamestulloch (990) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Brown sugar, dark chocolate, treacle and whisky liqueur.
Appearance: Intimidating black body with a thin tan head. Light lacing.
Taste: Very sweet and sugary. Smoky with flavours of raisin, chocolate and treacle. Subtle lime note. Very drinkable for its ABV.
Palate: Full body with a slick, oily mouthfeel. Flat carbonation.
Overall: A strong, rich classic from one of Scotland’s best breweries. A good beer for a special occasion. This bottle was marked 20th October 2011.
christ0ph (16) - Hamar, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My wife says it tastes like cigarette butts, in a good way. Similar to the famous Yeti although not quite that much.
GothGargoyle (896) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle of the 2012, thanks to dresden for the trade. Solid black with a light brown head and noticeable carbonation. Aroma is vanilla, chocolate, dates, figs, wood, whiskey, spice. Oily mouthfeel, sweet on the palate, bittersweet finish with a hint of booze. Taste is chocolate, dates, vanilla, wood, hint of coffee. Yummy.
MrFecesious (740) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2013 Beer share. 2012. So woody! The aroma makes my peenie hard. Dark fruit and wood. Great tart fruit malt with awesome whisky taste. Dry wood finish.
jfb (3431) - GERMANY - MAR 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) pours a murky black colour with a frothy light-brown head. aroma of milk chocolate, caramel and red grape juice, heavily oxidized, with some evident notes of alcohol. flavour is mostly toasted malts and milk chocolate, light ash, vanilla and some warming notes of alcohol, slightly tart in the finish. heavy-bodied with average carbonation.