yespr (39955) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Breadish and liquorice. Mild bitter, liquorice, roasted malty towards chocolate. Smooth toasted malty and liquorice finish.
Ungstrup (33990) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. A black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of maæt, chocolate, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, smoke, roasted malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.
joergen (25643) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at yespr.
Dark brown coloured with a small beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and roasted bread.
Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dark chocolate and hops.
Roasted and hoppy finish.
oh6gdx (24853) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@SBWF2013. Deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is coffee, ripe fruits, some toasted and roasted notes. Flavour is coffee, roasted malts, rye, dark fruits and some sweetish notes to go with it. Balanced.
omhper (22988) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Near black, small beige head. Aroma of licorice and coffee. Mid sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Salty with some salmiak and leather, plenty of licorice. Long bitter finish with some warmth. Potent, yet balanced and harmonious.
anders37 (22479) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty licorice chocolate aroma with hoppy hints. Roasted malty chocolate licorice flavor with bitter hints. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate and licorice finish.
Leighton (18005) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at ChrisO Holiday Tasting, London - thanks to Ronny. Pours clear, dark brown with a fine, beige foam head. Rich dark malt nose, cocoa, torched wood. Medium sweet flavor with light, dry chocolate, burnt wood, bitter dirt. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming on the finish, more bitter earth, baking cocoa, dry chocolate, dirt. Decent stuff.
rlgk (17292) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Black beer with a nice lasting brownish head. Roasted malt aroma, chocolate, vanilla, toffee, caramel, coffee, orange peels, citrus, cocoa powder, some licorice. Roasted chocolate flavor, cocoa powder, coffee, tar, vanilla, citrus, some hops, raisins, cream notes. Bitter roasted finish, caramel, orange peels, cocoa powder and some spices. Very nice and I will get a few bottle for my cellar.
harrisoni (16927) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chriso tasting new year 2012/13. Black beer lasting tan head. Malty choccy aroma. Really tarry. intense.
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Ronny, 30/12/12.
Very dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that clears to the edge.
Nose is roast malt forward, dark toffee, a little hoppage, chocolate notes.
Taste comprises roast malts, chocolate, toffee, sweet sugars, background hops.
Full end of medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a sweet roasty finish.