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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Nearly solid black in color, this is a full-flavored complex brew of roasted barley, sugar and a hint of honey. Once poured, the smoky aroma melds nicely with the creamy head for a beer drinking experience not for the timid. Brewed at Sudwerk for ReaperAle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37028) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap at Pizza Port, San Clemente. Pours black with a creamy and light tan head. Mild butterish and slight spiced aroma with an underlying roasted malt presence. Light butterish and hardroasted malt flavour. Quite simple and solid brew. Mild acidic note into the finish from the roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2006 A dark brown, almost black beer with a red shine underneath a brown head. The aroma is sweet with primary notes of roasted coffee, but also notes of roasted malt and chocolate. The flavor is a smooth coffee flavor with notes of roasted malt and bitter desert chocolate, combined with light notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (23707) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2009
Bottled. Pitch black colour, not much head. Aroma is mild sour wood, lots of black and red currant as well as some mild fruityness. Flavour is sour fruits, red currant, some mild burnt wood, toffee and dark dry fruits. Also some mild cocoa and roasted notes. The slight sourness is quite strange, but otherwise a decent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21894) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2006
Draught at Stuffed Sandwich, San Gabriel. Pitch black with firm, creamy brownish head. Coffee aroma. Medium sweet with filling chocolatey malt flavour and soft mouthfeel. SAlty finish with good bitterness. Very drinkable, yet flavourful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2010
Bottle. Pours black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity chocolate aroma. Fruity malty chocolate with some ADSL bitter skur flavor. Has a fruity roasted malty chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16931) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
@Freakin’ Frog, Las Vegas
Black color; creamy head. Aroma of roasted malt, cheesy. Malty, round mouthfeel, with sweet liquorice and a good amount of roasted malt. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14786) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2009
Bottled 65cl @MC
Dark black-brown color, small beige-brown head. Blackcurrant, licorice, oak, medicinal aroma. A bit sour, some vinegar, licorice, some wood. Feels a bit infected. Lingering balsamico in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2003
Very dark brown. Quite the beany aroma. A little bitter on the palate. Cashews and Tim Horton's coffee. That's not a good thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12968) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Bomber from ericandersnavy. Pours opaque black with a multifinger foamy tan head. Smoky aroma with roasted dark malt. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Flavor is smokey - much like smoked porter. Very well balanced. Finish is neither sweet nor bitter - but with time the bitter tends to dominate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12515) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 21, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2006 (6/28/06, 22oz bottle) Black body with tan head. Aroma is medium sweet, chococoffee, roast, some grapefruit, light earthy, faint smoke. Taste is medium sweet, roast, chocolate, light alcohol. Medium-full body, soft with low carbonation. (8/3/6/4/14)

(9/21/05, 22oz bottle) Medium brown head atop a deep black body. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee, chocolate, some roasty, creamy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, roasty, some chocolate. Creamy medium body, alcohol well hidden. (7/3/7/4/14)

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