joergen (18875) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Stockholm Beer and Whisky 2009.
Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Roasted aroma of liquorice, dried fruits, dark chocolate and alcohol.
Sweet and roasted flavour of liquorice, dried fruits, chocolate, hops and alcohol.
Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.
Needs some ageing.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Eskilstuna Ölkultur, Sweden. Pours out in an almost black colour with a small bubbly disappearing grey head. Roasted malts, salt, licorice, chocolate, olives and cumin in the aroma. Medium-bodied with ashy fragile notes of salty licorice, cocoa and tar. Salty and ligtly peaty finish.
baggio (304) - norrtälje, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Apperance: Dark brownish with almost no head.
Aroma: Sweet licorice (alot), chocolate, sugar and salt.
Flavor: Chocolate, Licorice, Roasted malts, Brown sugar and salt.
Palate: Very well balanced but body is a bit think. Quite drinkable for 12% tho.
If only this would have had some more body to match the quite powerful aroma.
hirigalzkar (2009) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Eskilstuna Ölkutur. Ap: Black. Small brown head. Ar: Alcohol in a vinous way. Salty. Fla: Sweet salty taste. The vinous feel and licorice touch kind of reminds me of Samuel Adams Triple Bock. Choclaty.Ov: I really like those kind of strong imperial stouts.
gnoff (7030) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2009 First rating
(Draught at SMÖF-08 - Söderbärke)
On October 24, 2008
Black color, small brown head. Sweet, licorice, fresh, some ’’Julmust’’, spicy scent. Huge, salty, roasted taste. Long coffee and roasted aftertaste. Big smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
Draught at Bishops Arms Järntorget, Göteborg. On Ocotber 20, 2009 - during the porter week.
Black color, small dark brown head. Sweet, sugary, raissin scent. Sweet, raissin, vinous, alcohol taste. Medium mouthfeel, dry bitterness. Vinous aftertaste.
ekstedt (4915) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at SMÖF-08. Black with red edges, small, intensely brown head. Intense roasted aroma with tar, salmiak, coffee and dark chocolate. Heavy body with soft catrbonation. Well balanced, some sweetness that mixes well with a tough bitterness and a bit of acidity.
omhper (18348) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at Söderbärke Mikroölfestival. Very dark brown, almost no head. papery nose with lots of caramel. Chocolatey with dense solid mouthfeel. Rather thick with lots of licorice. Salty very bitter finish. Bursts with ambition and power but lacks a bit of finesse.