Aaron68 (608) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle @ home.February 02, 2014
Beer bought @ "Systembolaget Strømstad". ABV is 5%.
Beer tasted from a wine glass.
Amber/dark brown in color with a thin beige head and little carbonation.
Flat and boring appearance.
Aroma is roasted malt,coffee,dark chocolate and some fruit.
A bit dry and bitter beer.Short bitter finish.
Weaker and thinner beer than expected.
AdiBeer (1560) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: light toasted malts, some hints of coffee, bread. Appearance: dark brown, small white-ish head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: medium carbonation, light bitters continue, some sweetness appearing. Overall: nice Dry Porter, maybe a bit on the light side in aroma and palate. Pint at the Porterhouse Covent Garden, London.
rarbring (1556) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: Smelling of burnt bread, cold coffee and old hay.
Appearance: A dark brown colored beer. A off-white head with some lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting burnt bread, stale coffee and bitter peel.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, a coarse texture. A medium body with a very dry finish.
Overall: A bit too burnt and dry for me.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-01-27.
Pyrmir (3559) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle. Dark reddish brown with beige head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, malt, roasted notes and hops. Taste is hoppy, a bit harsh, coffe with a lingering bitter finish
Haxel (14) - - JAN 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lots of coffee and a little bitterness. Smells like damp cellar and coffee. A little sour-sweet in the background as well. OK beer but a little too much coffee for my taste.
kespecial (34) - - JAN 25, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Fraunces Tavern in NYC. Opaque black with reddish hints and creamy head. Roasted coffee and malt on nose. Smells delicious, and taste follows through with rich, classic porter flavors, coffee, burnt caramel, toffee. Could drink this all through a winter’s day. Among the best porters around at this abv.
Furseth (1987) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle; 5% Alc: Red/brown colour, with a creamy brown head. Aroma has a dominans of coffee, and caramelly, some dark choclate to, bit of fruitynes was there. Flavor has almost the same, thin body thin to medium coffee finish.
Bygers (871) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a clear dark reddish brown with medium beige head. Aroma of mulled wine and grapes. Taste of coffee, mulled wine and toffee. A bit top watery. Medium carbonation.
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hackobock (1733) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours black with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma has caramel,chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. Taste is roasted bitterness, some cardboard notes with a dry roasted bitter finish. Light/medium body, fizzy carbonation.
SamTheBarrel (498) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle labelled 5.0% ABV with an uncommon ring pull cap. Pours cloudy brownish black with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate, Taste is light sweet with a medium-light bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied, with a creamy texture and average carbonation. Great strong nose that is let down by the too thin body and mild flavour. A