epeli (3) - FINLAND - NOV 20, 2015 does not count
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma: chocolate, coffee, roasty, woody
Appearance: black, cloudy, minimal head, brown foam
Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour
Palate: full body, thick feel, creamy, soft carbonation
Overall: Very nice porter, balanced and very good flavor
alex_leit (969) - Minsk, BELARUS - OCT 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 330 ml. Dark brown, almost black color with thin brown foam. Aroma: rich, malts, roasted, caramel, coffee, a little brandy, chocolate. Taste: with initial sweetness, cold coffee with brandy, a little dried fruit, porto, spicy hop, finish with hop bitterness. Very good.
CH-303 (1770) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
As Pyynikki Vahvaportteri:
Appearance: Very dark brown, nice amount of dark tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted, burnt. Some chocolate in there. Very nice.
Bought: Trade with rosenbergh - thanks!, 330 ml
Info: 23/7-2015, BB: 31/10-2015
liinis (1735) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very rich and delightfully tasty black coloured and beige headed liquorice flavoured super beer.
omhper (21892) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled (as Vahvaportteri) at Uusi Apteeki, Turku. Black, beige head. Treacle and licorice up front. Sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Caramel and sweet licorice. Low bitterness.
Erasmus_ro (2088) - Alabama, USA - MAY 30, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle as Pyynikin Vahvaportteri. Pours a fairly ugly dark brown with a latte-colored head that dissipates very quickly leaving no trace. Aroma is roast, some salty liquorice, light smoke, light yeast. Taste is roast, some liquorice, light smoke. Not much carbonation.
Blairgus (3571) - California, USA - MAY 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
29 May 2015, bottle. black. Nose is acidic, dark toast. Ned body and mildly fizzy, slightly creamy. Dark toast and meaty. Meh.
mikkopen (953) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle (sold as Vahvaportteri). Black, with a thin brown head. Sweetish aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and liquorice, some sour notes. The flavour is roasted malty, with coffee and chocolate, and a dry, lingering, smoky/ashy finish. Tasty.
larsga (6930) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small dark brown head. Roasty earthy chocolatey aroma with wild berry
notes. Sweet roasty mineraly earthy taste with sugary notes.
Full-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish herbal roasty
chocolatey aftertaste with mineraly burnt notes. Very nice, harmonic,
drinkable, and balanced. Quite powerful. (0.33l bottle. Gift from
nihtila (2095) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2015 10.10.2014 as Vahvaportteri. Aroma of coffee, sweet liquorice, vanilla. Tastes sweet roasted malts, coffee, well balanced sweetness.