Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle bought at Systembolaget in Linköping. Steady, tan coloured head. Almost mahogany in body appearance with great clarity. Rich and attractive aroma of cocoa malts. Earthy malts in flavour developing into the smooth taste of chocolate, cocoa and a few hints of cinnamon spices, and ending with notes a bitter roastiness. Rounded mouth feel. Well made and a pleasure to drink (shared with Finn, Tromsø 01.12.2009).
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2009
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
50 cl bottle from Systembolaget Nordstan, special release September 1, 2009
BB 2010-03-10, bhr: 284, on September 4, 2009
Clear dark red color, small tan head. Green peppers, coffee, dark malty, some cocoa, a bit acidic scent. Sweet, malty, sugary, somce licorice, thin taste. A bit roasted and almiak aftertaste. Thin mouthfeel, low bitterness.
rosenbergh (9153) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle. From Malmö, Sweden.
Dark reddish brown colour with small to average tan head.
Roasted malt, sweet chocolate and hints of metal and coffee in aroma.
Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and hops. Quite fizzy and thin.
Svesse (7262) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at Flying Scotsman, Stockholm, 2 Oct 2009) Black colour with ruby hints. Frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dark bread, dark fruit, well roasted grain and hints of chocolate. Malty, roasted taste with coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and a dry, grainy finish with hints of dark fruit. Moderate bitterness. Medium body. Well balanced and nice.
larsga (6924) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium beige head. Barely translucent deep dark red body. Dusty toffee and caramel aroma with roasty wild berry and chocolate notes. Very vivid and harmonic. Dry roasty grainy chocolatey taste with coffee, metal, and fruit notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry roasty grainy burnt aftertaste with oats and resin notes. Excellent! The best dry schwarzbier I’ve ever had. (0.5l bottle, Olympen, Oslo.)
gunnar (6918) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 21, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From bottle at Øl og Akevittmessen, Stavanger. Pours black with a small tanned head. Aroma of dark roasted malts. Taste is more roasted malts, tar,dark caramel. Watery mouthfeel.ashy malts, good beer.
Geokkjer (6866) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle@Patricks. Pours dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, some roasted malt, hay and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty with some chocolate, caramel, and grains. Medium body, average carbonation.
KnutAlbert (6398) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very dark brown with creay milk chocolate head. Lovely roasted malt taste, a hint of charcoal and coffee, Caffe latte, actually, as there is milky sweetness in there, too. Avoids getting too sticky, a pleasant Schwarzbier, would be lovely with some smoked pork!
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle. Black with a quite small brownish head. Coffee, smoke, roasted malt, chocolate in aroma and flavor. Also some sourness in the flavor. Did feel something sweet in the finish and flavors of nuts. On the whole, a rather nice beer.
larsniclas (6245) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled from Systembolaget
Black with avery small, beige head.
Coffee, cocoa and dirt in the aroma.
Fresh and light-bodied.
Burnt malt with caramelle and some licorice.
Light, grassy bitterness.