thewolf (11650) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, bought @ Systembolaget, Hyltebruk. Pours almost completely black with a medium, creamy, beige head. Aroma has sweet chocolate, malts, cocoa, resiny and peachy hops. Medium carbonation, lovely dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good dark malts, toasted, chocolate, light nutty with firm, fresh bitterness. Piney, grapefruit, peach, resin. Nice lingering bitterness. Very good.
Linnet (1389) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ar: roastiness, coffee, chocolate, dried dark fruits, alcohol, slightly floral, some earthy hoppiness coming through.
Ap: dark almost black body, medium creamy Brown head, lacing.
F: big bite, lots of coffee and roastiness, some ash, some weird note That I can’t put my finger on, alcohol, some undefined fruitiness.
P: medium to thin body considering ABV, very low carbonation, with not enough body it makes it feel a little flat.
T: does not leave a lasting impression.
Cunningham (6056) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: Black color with a creamy beige head. Nice curtain lacing.
Aroma: Hoppy, some chocolate and deep malty.
Palate: Thick oily body. Slightly sweet and a nice bitterness. Average carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Hoppy, fruity, chocolate and a solid dark malt backbround.
Overall impression:What a nice ale. Felt more like an BIPA.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden.
Dazz3 (1695) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours black with a brown head. Smells roasted malt, syrup and grassy hoppy. Tastes roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, creamy hoppy with a similar finish.
rlgk (15333) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget, thanks to Dazz3. Dark ber/brown beer with a very nice lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, vanilla, cocoa powder, hoppy, fruity notes, grapefruit, herbal notes, mango and pine apples. Hoppy fruity flavor, chocolate, cocoa powder, metal notes, pine needles, mango, pine apples, milky notes, nice hoppy bitterness. Roasted chocolate aroma with pine needles, mango and some floral notes.
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Papsø.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Fruity and light roasted aroma of dark chocolate, hops and grapefruits.
Fruity and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, caramel, hops and grapefruits.
Roasted and hoppy finish.
Pyrmir (4734) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. Aroma dark and rich, resin, oily roasted and spice. Taste is rich, roasted, spice, alcohol and bit astringent. Fi och is sweet and a bit burnt. Tasty
madsberg (11067) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Black coloured. Dense light brown coloured. Aroma: Sweetness, spice, herbs, berries. Flavour. herbs, flowers, sweetness, berries. Medium to full bodied. Ends herbal bitter.
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with thick brown head. Aroma is dense hoppy, oily and dark roasted malt. Thick chocolate malt, grapefruity and oily peachy hops. Bitter and dry into the finish.
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 33 cl, courtesy of Joergen, thanx. Opaque, very dark brown with a creamy layer of beige head, good retention and lace. Nose reminds me of a black IPA with light roasted malts, faint cocoa notes and accentuated fruity, flowery hop accents. Taste follows the nose with light notes of licorice and a resiny lingering dry, bitter finish.