kespecial (78) - - 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 (1994) - 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 (895) - 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 (1882) - 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 (512) - 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
tkrjukoff (4128) - SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle From Se. Pours black with a nice small tanned head. Aroma is acidy slightly roasted some fruitiness a bit acidy and wet carbohydrates. Flavor is acidy bitter roasted malty with a touch of fruits. Aftertaste is short and a bit thin.
Leini (1063) - SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
The 5% version. 330ml bottle. Dark brown body with a medium brown tainted head.Dark chocolate, milk, grass, bitter hops (orange peel) and roasted malt. Also something artificial I have trouble putting my finger on. Too much hops in here for my liking and a too thin palate.
Lilja (1852) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Smak och doft av malt, choklad, rostade toner. Stor bitterhet, lagom sötma, lätt kropp, aningen torr.
mikeyo1 (322) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2013
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle @ home. Pours brown color with a beige medium head. Dry & roasted aroma initially of butterscotch then chocolate, grind coffee, licorice, smoked wood, & red fruits. Some balancing caramel in the background. Some Citrus too. Taste has medium mouth feel, is dry and sour from roasted malts. Notes of chocolate, salt, citrus, red berries, coffee, ash. dry roasted sour bitterness in the finish.
imdownthepub (10859) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg at The Porterhouse, Covent Garden, London. Chestnut with thin white head. Excessively expensive for what is a thin, dry, bitter beer. Dull with a cardboard note. Poor.