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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Dark and mysterious this 150th Batch of Pisgah beer is a tribute to our homebrew roots. Combining the rich chocolate flavor of a Baltic Porter with the subtleness of a special Belgian yeast strain, the Cosmos is born....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2010
2008 vintage bottle. Even with pouring slowly, this guy fizzed up like crazy with big champagne bubbles. I was afraid that it’d settle to little head, but instead it worked its way down to a perfect thin, white coating that lasted till the last drop. There was mild clouding in a reddish-dark brown color. Nose of yeast, toast, maple syrup, and alcohol. It initially struck me as similar to an American interpretation of a quad, then I was hit with the malty, fruity flavors of a dark porter. It’s a unique style bender and an extremely enjoyable one. The contrasting flavors had melded wonderfully and the alcohol was all but unnoticeable in the mouth-feel and flavor. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2010
courtesy of cartdan pours dark brown, mocha head, golden lacing. aroma and flavor, chocolate and caramel malts, dark chocolate, cocoa nibs, thin oat palate and a dash of dark fruits with a cocoa powder finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Bottle shared at a BeerAdvocate tasting. Dark reddish-brown color with an off-white head. Aroma is roasted malt and Belgian yeast. Flavor is pretty sweet with roasted malt, dark fruits, and a little caramel. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34666) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Bottled. A brown beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt and wood as well as lighter notes of roasted malt. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of roasted malt as well as lighter notes of alcohol and wood. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 6, 2009
Thanks to Ethan for this one! Vintage Early 2008. Dark brown with garnet undertones. Fluffy tan head and spotty lace. Fruit and belgian yeast on the nose. Light to medium bodied which was nice considering the time of year I decided to pop it. Light roast, dark fruit, yeast, and coffee

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of brentfeesh. Pours a dark brown with a reddish hue and a light brown head. Aroma of fruit and dried fruit. Medium body, lightly tart fruit and roasted malt with some dried fruit accents also. Some alcohol in the finish. 290509

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2009
Blind tasting at Papsø’s
Black color. Strange aroma, roasted malts, rancid, pungent, like a wine cellar; light vanilla. Light caramel flavor, covered by other projects.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4208) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2009
#30 Bottle. [Papso Shady blind Tasting 2009] Large thick beige head that mostly diminished. Fair display of lacework. Black color. Aroma dried fruit, toasted malt, mild wood, chocolate and hint of coffee. Medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Moderated sweet and bitter flavor. Lingering mild roasted malty finish. 7 / 4 / 7 / 3 / 14 = 3.5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2009
#30 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 29-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Cloudy dark red/brown - offwhite head. Roasted, licorice, berries, high malty, citrus, light nice sourness, yeasty, spicy, belgian yeasty. Too yeasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
Bottle #30 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Hazt red brown coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, berries and spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, spices, liquorice and yeast. Spicy and yeasty finish.

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