ben4321 (3800) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2012
Location: Guest tap at the Maui Brewpub, 7/6/12
Aroma: The aroma is coffee, chocolate, booze, and some burnt malts
Appearance: This one has a dark brown pour, with a brown head, and average lace-work
Flavor: The taste is heavy malts and booze, and is quite similar to nose component-wise
Palate: The body is fairly full, it is heavy boozy, and it ends with a dry and hot finish
Interesting, boozy Impy. Stout. This was certainly a nice one to see on guest tap, since we don’t get much Pizza Port stuff on the East Coast, but their beers that I have tried are usually pretty enjoyable.
Kronebryg (1039) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Some creamy cappucini head, black. Light coffee/cream nose . light bitter chocko. seems unevolved. Some body and lengthg. Soft with some fruit, bitter chocko and a bit simple. To young? Otherwise its a nice beer.
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. ARoma of coffee, liqourice, chocolate, light smoke, brown sugar, roast and cocoa. Flavour as well full of cocoa, coffee, caramel, roast, liqourice, brown sugar, light molasses. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a roasty bitterness.
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
10th May 2012
On tap at Sour & Bitter. Bit sozzled when I rated this one but still managed to write: Opaque black beer, big tan head. Crispy palate! And light too! Good dark chocolate and coffee. Dry crispy finish.
tkrjukoff (4021) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
S&B 2012. Pours pitch black with a good tanned head leaving some lacing. Aroma is dry roasted malty smokey tones and soy. Flavor is sweet roasted malty coffee bitter fruity. Very nce. Finishes bitter roasted and a bit sweet.
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sour & Bitter Festival CPH 2012. Black with a small, but lasting tan head. Roasted aroma with licorice, along with bready malty notes. Sweetish licorice and roasted malt flavour. Sweet and pretty intense dark experience, but with good balance
phredrik (1010) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap @ S&B. Best Pizza Port beer of the evening, and one of the best American Imperial Stouts I’ve had to date. I didn’t take notes as I drank it, but this is a beer that I won’t forget until later this afternoon. The aroma was amazing and had lots of chocolate - dark bitter cocoa, chocolate ganache, muscovado sugar, some roasted bitterness and coffee notes. Sweet hints of vanilla, chocolate milk and dates. Small hints of citrusy and fruity hops in the back and just enough. Amazingly balanced, hugely complex. The taste was just as good as the aroma - huge sweetness and chocolate notes - dark bitter chocolate, roasted malts, silky smooth vanilla and caramel sweetness. Then a delicious balance of coffee bitterness and hops - nice bitterness and subtle notes of citrus and grapefruit. I was amazed at how balanced and well tasting this beer was - it really stood out on a night SO full of good beers. Top 3 non-barrel aged imperial stout for me - amazing beer!
Aniela (2305) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sour & Bitter 2012, Copenhagen. Black beer with a small beige head. Malty, licorice, chocolate, vanila aroma and a bit vinous. Chocolate, licorice and a bit hoppy flavour. A really nice beer :-)
_angst_ (2590) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample @ the Sour & Bitter event in Copenhagen. Pours black with a creamy chocolate brown head that is rather quick to dissipate and doesnät leave much trace on the glass. Smell is sweet with roasted malts, coffee, wood, sweet soy sauce, dark bread, honey and hints of smoke and resin. Taste is sweet and bitter with quality dark roast coffee, roasted malts, salty liquorice, vanilla, dark bread, burnt caramel, wood, honey and hints of wet soil. Mouthfeel is round, very tiny dry and full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with dark bread, wood, coffee, pine and wet soil.
GothGargoyle (1133) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the Copenhagen Sour & Bitter festival 2012. Black with a small chocolate head. Aroma is chocolate, brown sugar, licorice, coffee, vanilla. Well balanced, smooth mouthfeel, touch of burnt sugar and hop bitterness in the finish. Taste is coffee, chocolate, vanilla, walnut, molasses.