Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, thanks to _Angst_, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with light tan spotting.
Nose is dark fruits, light smoke, spice, dark malts, toffee, woody tang.
Taste comprises light booze, raisens, dates, dark toffee fudge, light smoke, cocoa powder, fruit cake mix.
Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Ok offering, for what I find ordinarily to be a boring style.
AndySnow (2458) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings. Courtesy of _angst_
Appearance: Black colour with a quickly fading off-white head.
Aroma: Chocolate, caramel, prunes, malt, alcohol.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, chocolate, raisin, vanilla, alcohol.
tommann (2484) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
660ml bottle. Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma is treacle toffee and molasses. Taste has toffee to start with burnt raisin and molasses on the finish. Treacle aftertaste. Drinks below its strength.
ekstedt (5201) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (bomber), courtesy of _angst_. Clear chestnut, medium beige head. Nutty, sugary, choclate malt aroma with some liquorice. Medium bodied, meidum carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness.
jmgreenuk (3563) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a clear dark brown with a round off-white head. The aroma is rich red beery fruit, alcohol, burnt wood, malt. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a smooth rich malt alcoholic liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.A super heart-warming beer.
rlgk (9371) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Thanks to Alex. Black beer with a small beige head. Malty chocolate aroma, caramel, licorice, prunes, cocoa, banana notes. Malty vanilla flavor, toffee, chocolate, licorice, caramel, figs, some warming alcohol.
_angst_ (2357) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours reddish brown with a rather small brownish beige head that doesn’t leave much trace while dissipating. Smell is malty and tiny estery with biscuits, banana bread, oatmeal cookies, soil, hay, burnt wood and caramel. Taste is sweet, bitter, estery and phenolic with biscuits, caramel, hay, burnt wood, smoked sausages, banana bread, sheet metal, raisin bran, vanilla fudge and soil. Mouthfeel is soft, round and medium bodied. finish is sweet, bitter and slightly malty with biscuits, caramel, banana bread, hay, burnt wood and sheet metal. Quite dirty… Possibly just the way it should be.
Habanero (2129) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear, deep brown with a small lacing, beige head. Aroma of burned caramel, nuts and toffee. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry. With alcohol notes. Medium to full bodied, oily to syrupy texture and soft to flat carb. A great Scotch.
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample from batch #193 at Kurtkeller 004: Pipeworks-tastic 01 on 01/18/2014. The beer pours dark brown with a medium thick light beige head that recedes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, caramel and fruit. Medium to full body with flavors of peaty malt, caramel, dark fruits and a touch of hops. The finish is malty with an earthy finish. Above average overall.
Beerhunter111 (5333) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
@Festival der Bierkulturen: Rötlichbraun mit wenig Schaum. Geruch malzig süß, würzig, reife Früchte. Geschmack malzig süß nach reifen Früchten, Gewürzen.