Cuso (5575) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle kindly shared by Sebilinz, many thanks. Very dark brown color with thick beige head. Candies, roasted malt, dark chocolate in aroma. Candies, roasted malt, coffee in taste together with licorice, red fruits, alcohol. Good.
Werckmeister (534) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 28, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle shared by Sebilinz at RB Vienna March Tasting. black color, very dark nice coffee colored head. fruity smell, dried fruits, light sourish, light smoked, malty sweetness, liqueurish smell, a bit like glue (but not in a bad way), quite nice smell. very full body, quite bubbly, good carbonation, some smoky taste, lot of malty backbone, some malty sweetness, some roastiness, alcoholic. light dry / malty / roasty finish. quite good, overall a bit too malty.
MisoW (2098) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RateBeer Tasting Vienna March 2015 edition. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt, coffee, alcohol. Taste is medium sweet, coffee, caramel, chocolate, roasted malt.
BIK89 (26) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Testad på Linköping Beer Expo. Djupt brun nästan svart i färgen. Mörk beige färg på skummet. Kaffe och choklad toner i smaken.
Zwiebel88 (451) - GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Kaffee, Bitterschokolade, relativ viele dunkle Früchte in der Nase, Röstmalz. AM Gaumen sehr trocken, kaffeebitter, dunkle Früchte, Schokolade. Cremig. Etwas zu kaffeebitter.
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 650ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb. Pitch black, medium sized brown head, chocolate in the nose. Heavy roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, dried fruits and alcohol with rather sweet finish. Dried fruits and roastiness in the aftertaste with back up alcohol. Couldn’t find myself in this one.
esox (1168) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled @ Roosteri. Bottled 07/06/12. Almost black beer, dark beige head. Truly intense malt flavor, oily liquid bread, sweet dough, raw cocoa and loads of fragrant, light dried fruits and slightly acidic berries. Deep, deep maltiness, liquid bread, sticky and slightly acrid toast. Long aftertaste with cold coffee and loads of raw chocolate. Slightly oaky finish has aged sherry notes with firm, clean bitterness. Full body, velvety soft texture with woody dry finish.
scirtes (75) - POLAND - FEB 12, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
1 pint bottle; jet black with brown head. Rusty, dark chocolate, coffee, a bit of wooden, also some ripe fruits and whisky aromas. Taste complex, light sweet and medium bitterness, very nice mouth feel, with long finish. A very good beer!
Poolieo (17) - Washington, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark and smokey with a hint of nuts. It has a really smokey taste on the finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
ibrubeer (169) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 10, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft @ The Blackbird, SMF. Roasty notes in aroma. Black color with reddish tint on edges, Little to no head. Very malty flavor, with roast, a little sweetness, touch of molasses. Doesn’t taste as alcoholic as it is, very smooth. Full malty mouthfeel. Overall, a delicious Strong Ale!