zathrus13 (1763) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours black, with a very small, brown head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, cinnamon, peppers. Flavor is cinnamon, chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, alcohol, dark fruit, and some somewhat hot spiciness from the peppers. Fairly heavy body. Nice finish, which moves between sweetness, heat, and bitterness.
Desverger (7722) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016, Copenhagen - black pour with a tan head. Dark roasted and sweet malty aroma and taste with chocolate, caramel, lots of spices coming in, some chili heat, big warming boozy bear hug in the finish.
Camons (9827) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ CBC 2016. Pours black with a brown head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, dark chocolate, cocoa, spices, cinnamon, chili. Flavor is rich malty, caramel, dark chocolate, cocoa, spice, vanilla, cinnamon, chillies, alcohol. Full body, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation, warming chilli and alcohol heat. 140516
chrisv10 (14833) - DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
CBC. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, spices, cake and cinnamon. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, spices, cinnamon, medium sweet, liquorice and medium bitter.
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ CBC 2016, Green session, København
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, cocoa and brown sugar. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, cocoa, brown sugar and molasses finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Rasmus40 (17052) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and cinnamon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with a chili bite. 140516
Hugetaste42 (18) - - MAY 27, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is good, but not awesome. Very solid spiced stout. Can taste a lot of herbs and cinnamon. Mouthfeel is great, complex, not much booze.
tiong (6289) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2016 Draught @ APEX, Portland, OR. Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of spices, roasty malts, coffee, licorice, chocolate and cocoa. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and sweetish with some cocoa, coffee, cocoa. cinnamon, spices, mint chocolate and licorice. Finish is smooth, slightly roasty and complex with loads of spices, cinnamon, some coffee, mint chocolate, cocoa, licorice and sweetness. Pretty interesting, quite balanced despite being complex.
beerplace (613) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2016 750ml bottle at Jamey’s. Pours an almost black with a strong brown head. Aroma is spicy, with chilli, cinamon and cocoa on the background. Taste is sweet, roasted malt, chilli, cinamon, cocoa. Cinamon, burnt malt, chilli peppers aftertaste. Really good stuff.
Nocturne (1733) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016. Black with a ring of brown head. Pepper and cinnamon really comes through in the aroma. Big spicy, chocolatey taste in a fairly oily but nimble and not too thick mouthfeel. Very good stuff.