Maakun (903) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black with small beige head. Coffee, walnuts, marzipan, black currant, cocoa powder, light herb candy. Quite dry and powdery with medium sweetness at first going into roasted bitterness. Doesn't seem like 11% ABV at all. Good beer.
JanEric (1064) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from MItra Kisjes. Bron to black, almost no head. Flat. Aroma has molasses, coffee, roasted malts, mocca. Full bodied, intense, some alcohol, molasses, chocolate, strong coffee. Despite the many IBU’s no bitter beer. Very nice.
Bamsen78 (3571) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ First Official Randers Tasting. Pours cloudy very dark brown with small tan head. Clear aroma of caramel, malt, coffee and roast. Roasty flavour, with notes of chocolate and coffee, and touches of liquorice, milk and hops. Bitterish aftertaste. Warming alcohol presence. Nice.
HenrikSoegaard (10980) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. modertate malty and hoppy aroma. Average heavy bitter flavor. Long average heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.
saxo (14348) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ First Official Randers Tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, licorice, hops and has a nice dry finish. Nice and smooth.
yespr (32988) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, liqourice. Roasted, breadish, alcohol and liqourice. Dry and dark roasted. Almost acidic hard roasted finish.
tricksta_p (1428) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma of roasted malts, dark ripe fruits, dark chocolate, berries, coffee. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a moderate bittersweet finish. Nicely balanced, not too sweet and easily drinkable despite the ABV. Lovely beer.
Hermod (3511) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle. Batch 2014-225. Pours black in color, espresso head. Aroma has coffee, dark fruity, Port wine notes, licorice. Full bodied. Quite unusual porter really. Flavor has licorice, ash, roasted malt, strong coffee, molasses. Bitter finish, ashy. Alcohol completely hidden without being too sweet either. Sipper, to be enjoyed in small doses.
MatthijsE (907) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle @ home. Pours black with minimal head. Aroma is big roast, chocolate, coffee and caramel. Somewhat bready and floral. Thick texture, quite sticky. Pretty sweet but not overly. Some bitterness aswell. Full bodied, good beer.
RW80 (889) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Apperance: Dark brown-red color with a small off-white head.
Aroma: chocolate, herbs, red wine, roasty, chocolate, dark fruits, raisins, salty licorice , peat, coffee
Taste: Bitter darl bread roated malts,peat,cjhocolate, some red wine and red fruit tones, and, light licorice salt tones ahe finish is a bitter roasted coffee which becomes quite vegetable like in the aftertaste. while the Peat remains there.
medium- body, soft carbonation., texture is oily