Cuso (5690) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, courtesy of Douberd and MisoW, many thanks. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, peat. Taste, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel, ash, peat, smoke. Good.
MisoW (2173) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, from trade with Douberd, many thanks. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma is caramel, coffe, dark chocolate, roasted malt. Taste is sweet, peated, smoked. Complex, tasty and balanced beer.
berntholer (1311) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
mocha beige head that disappears fast with some lacing. coffee colour. aroma of earth, coffee, slight alcoholic and toasted malts. taste like aroma with aftertaste chocolate, coffee, bitter and alcoholic. very dense mouthfeel, thick body, soft carbonation. very nice and well balanced. bottle 33 cl / bbf 2-2014
Svesse (6844) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle, Arendsnest, Amsterdam, 26 July 2013) Black colour with foamy, brown head. Malty, roasted nose with espresso, dark chocolate, soy sauce and liquorice. Malty, roasted taste with notes of liquorice, soy sauce, black rye bread, hints of ashes, oak wood and a certain roasty bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with balanced sweetness. Complex, tasty and well balanced stout. Very nice.
Beersiveknown (3744) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Reuben
Dark ruby brown with amber tinged cream head. Savoury soy and cocoa nose. Medium carbonation, savoury, dry cocoa, sweet at first and finishing dry.
kingstoni (1684) - FINLAND - AUG 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black color with a reddish brown head. Dry, earthy aroma of peat, roasted malt. Mainly dry taste with some hoppy sweetness. Sticky feel.
Abijen (1732) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a beautiful black beer with a good brown head. Smells coffee, chocolate and a bit milkey and burn. I love the taste. Absolutely great. Heavy coffee. Burned. Thick body with a sticky texture. Good fitting carbo. Great beer!
yespr (34358) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is mild smoked, toffee malty and light caramelish. Dark malty, smoked and overripe fruity caramelish. Bitter and dark toffee malty. Liqourice too. Dark and roasted malty. Bitter and light herbal into the finish.
Earlier Rating: 5/3/2012 Total Score: 3.1
33 cL bottle at Arendsnest. Pours pitch black with a one finger thick, creamy and tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Light liqourice and vague smoked. Dense malty, hardroasted towards light acidic. Burned and slight astringent. Thick malty and dry into the finish.
MarcoDL (2649) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2013 Amazingly rich and complex beer. Tones of coffee, dark chocolate and peated whiskey. Great one.
rikstar (1228) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2013 0,33l bottle @ Charlie’s, Dark brown almost black with a frothy orange/brown, disappearing head. Deep smell of roasted malt and smoke, chocolate with butter and sweet dark caramel and toffee. Dark fruits – cherry, plum, prune. Full oily body. Sweet initial taste of caramel and milk chocolate, lots of roast ash and dark chocolate in the middle with a liquorish, fruity finish. At first sweet, then bitter, with a rich alter taste. A verry good beer.