Rasmus40 (8881) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 150313
GT2 (6997) - Riverside, California, USA - JUL 30, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
651mL red wax thanks to a trade. Rating #6100! Pours clear deep brown looking opaque black in the glass. Thick, rocky, sheen coffee foam. Big retention and big lace. Rich cinnamon graham cracker nose with dusty Mexican chocolate, coffee, star anise, licorice. Taste though is just a tad dusty for me but it is certainly dry, bitter, cocoa powder. But the palate doesn’t come across as rich and silky as it could be. Certainly doing very well aesthetic wise, but lacking a rich silkiness that would solidify it was a boss RIS. 7/30/2013 9/5/7/4/16=4.1
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Andy’s courtesy of Max. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin white head. Spicy roast and a touch of cocoa. Chewy roast and cocoa, big chocolate and chewy brownies. Cocoa. Long chewy roast and lots of cocoa. Very nice stuff.
jtclockwork (6220) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2012 Bottle. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of toasted nuts, roast chocolate malt, charred black malt, vanilla and molasses. Medium body. Lots of toasted nuts and roast chocolate malt.
Plovmand (6026) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Pours opaque black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is pine, licorice, roasted malts, light cocoa and chocolate. The flavor hard roastedalt, pine, citrus, licorice and light chocolate. Great!
drowland (5686) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12/24/12. Bomber courtesy cbfobes! Black pour with a really nice tan head that sticks forever and coats the glass with lacing. Toasty cocoa powder and lots of roast in the aroma with burnt caramel and a touch of acidity. Huge dry roasted malt kick right away but then with a big sweet and lightly sour/acidic kick. Lingering chocolate and sweet coffee.
crossovert (5640) - Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2012 Dark black pour with a fizzy head that quickly dissipates. It smells nice but a bit weak. It is cocoa-y with some coffee. Dark fruits round it out. The first sip brings to mind grape cough syrup which is weird. The flavor continues to be fruity and boozy. It has some espresso too but mostly a sugary fruitiness. I don’t know if I am a huge fan of it.
Had another bottle of the same batch (same store even) and liked it alot more. Not sure if my palate was fucked up or not.
BBB63 (5601) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very waxed bottle and served in my Pipeworks snifter: Pours basically opaque with a fading tan head and left spotty lace upon the glassware. The aroma smacks down with lush liquorice, tar, leather, tobacco, roast, char, chocolate, espresso, and some resiny, catty and vinous hop kick. Smell very fresh, perhaps too green at this point. The taste is brash young aggressive hop bitterness over layers of heavy sticky sweet and toasty malts. Very earthy and very alpha acid driven! Anise, pepper and some clove round out the edges. Even a touch of smoke is found rumbling aboot. The mouth feel is sort of stuck between lush and sticky and lively and brash... yeah it is still a brash snotty boy that needs a timeout to chill the fuck out but the chance for growth is there for all to see.
deyholla (5381) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of roasted malts with a bit of earthy dark grain and a touch of coffee. Flavor has a good amount roasted malts and a good amount of coffee with just a bit of dark grains.
SudsMcDuff (5322) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle with a amusing label .. . Quite hot .. . pours black .. light foam .. . tar mostly, very boozy and messy .. . Not that good .. . . How have we not run out of cows yet? I’ve eaten at least a million and there’s
not a shortage? But eat ONE Bald eagle and you’re an asshole..