Venlocos (4) - Venlo, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2016 does not count
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A 0,33cl bottle from the Craftbeerspezialist.de. Nice dark brown color. Tast is intensive and strong. Nice tast of espresso and dark chocolate. A great porter.
MelvinKalksma (744) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Roasted malts, peat, smoke, licorice, chocolate, slight caramel and fruit.
Turbid dark brown/black beer with visible yeast and a slight brown head.
Starts medium sweet and bitter with mostly alcohol; gets heavy sweet and medium bitter with roasted malts, peat, chocolate, slight licorice and slight caramel.
RichTheVillan (6157) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a thin tan head, aroma has dark fruits, smoke and some charred roast malts, taste has smoke, some plain chocolate, dark fruits, bitter coffee, slick mouth feel.
CraftBeerNick (1778) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home, 15th January 16. Pours black, big tan head on it that takes a while to dissipate. Aroma is smokey, cocao, roasted malts. Taste is smooth, smokey, toasty, roasty malt, chocolate, fairly bitter. Really good
JanEric (1167) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2016
3.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle feom mitra kisjes. Beownish colour. Aroma has chocolade and mocca. Good lacimg with a small offwhite head. Taste is bitter chocolade. F
ull body. Nice one.
Nische (1763) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2016
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle in trade from Douberd, many thanks! Pours dark brown with quickly disappearing tan head. Aroma of sugar, coffee, cherries and smoked ham. Lightly smoked taste with dark fruits, light coffee. Lingering peated finish. Just too much smoke for me.
TtV (380) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 33cl. Deep dark black with a red glow. Tiny light brown head, again with a red glow. Head fades quickly. Strong aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, sugar. The taste starts with an intense flavour of dark chocolate and sugar, but develops quickly into a deep bitterness and leaves you with a warm glow of alcohol. Good!
HenrikSoegaard (12850) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter powerfull roasted coffee flavor. Heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.
gegwilson (2864) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from de Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Looks great, pouring black with a layer of fading beige froth. Aroma is good too - sweet with treacle and coffee. The taste starts sweet and lightly spicy with liquorice and treacle before coffee, leather and tabacco. Slightly thin in body, but very good.
Erasmus_ro (2362) - Alabama, USA - DEC 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a very deep, dark brown, pretty much black. Small, mocha-colored head. Aroma is roast, ash, smoke, light salty liquorice, slight earthiness. Taste is roast, smoke, liquorice, slight earthyness, some peat. Fairly full.