erickok (3050) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 3, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Almost black bodied, with an enormous head that generates brown floaties. Stroopsoldaatjes (Dutch carmael and butter candy)... Rich sweet toffee, caramel, dried figs, coffee beans, palm sugar and a hint of alcohol. Sweet, full taste, with a proper bitterness at the back. Oily mouth feel, with some fruity notes. A proper dessert beer! Well made. (33cl bottle, fairly priced)
SimplySike (667) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poors black with strong cream head.
Aroma is malts, roasted, coffee, caramel, sugar, choco.
Taste a good bitter, sweet, coffee, choco.
Mouth-feel thin, bit creamy.
What an awesome beer, great coffee taste amazing.
downender (5842) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Bierkoning. Jet black with a decent tan head and moderate carbonation. Massive aroma of charred malts, seas slat and bitter chocolate. Full, almost oily mouth feel, with more chocolate, salts and a dry finish. Unusual and very good.
note666 (1093) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2012 - 06 - 20 330ml bottle. hazy darkbrown colour. big foamy creme head. roasty chocolat in aroma. bitter-sweet taste.
altonbrownd (4586) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 18, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Bierkoning. Dark brown body with toasty head. Nice nose of molasses, malts and espresso. Taste quite yummy of coffee, roasty malts, espresso and some vanilla. Kicks in the end. Really good.
Borresteijn (4329) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Black colour, yellow-brown head. Aroma of moccha, sweet rye, chocolate, sweet roasted malts, cabbage, light peat. Flavour is sweet, malty, rye, chocolate, earth and peat, moccha and chocolate bitter finish with some forest fruits, with an earthy bitter linger. Medium bodied. Nice.
kiwianer (3305) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 4, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
The head is ok, the body black. It smells sweet. The taste is roasty-sweet, creamy, roasty-bitter. In the aftertaste it is very roasty, very intensiv, chocolate-alcoholic. Very good! I love that one ! 11/13/12/12/10/13
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
A black colored beer, with a dark beige almost brown thick foamy head. The aroma of dark fruits, roasted malt with notes of coffee. The taste is dry a little sweet, roasted malts coffe with hints of chocolate. The aftertaste is bitter of roast with soem sweet notes.
MrHangover (2075) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a big tanned head on top. Creamy head that lasts long. Aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Alcohol detected. Flavour has coffee and loads of alcoholic flavours. Full flavoured, some chocolate but most of all is alcohol. Second pour gave me a huge head that wrecked my keyboard... Overall a decent beer, but a bit too much on the alcohol, even tough is an 8% beer.
ads135 (2539) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 11, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served at room temp. Medium body, dark brown with tan head. Tastes of chocolate, licorice, and coffee. Tried at the Nederlandse Bierweek openingsfestival with Paul, Dave, and Erol.