gnoff (8506) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle on July 2, 2015. From a Safeway close to Hillsdale area, Portland, Oregon.
Black color, tan head. Sweet, malty, chocolate, roasted scent. Roasted, malty, grainy taste. Chocolate, grainy, light roasted aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness with a dry finish.
MarcoDL (2832) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ beertemple. Black pour. Aroma of smokey chocolate and roasted malt. Taste has coffee, mild smoke. chocolate and some German style bacony rauchmalt. Nice one.
Swaroga (1715) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown,almost black with a beige head. The beer is creamy in mouth. It has chocolate and fat dairy flavor. Plus some vanilla and nuts. The beer is slick and smooth making it easy to drink. Not a bad one.
kermis (6866) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours near black with a tan head. Aroma of roast, caramel, toffee, malt, light smoke, chocolate and light coffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Beer Temple. Aroma has strong and sweet cocoa tones. Also some licorice and harsh maltiness. Feels rather sweet. Flavour has sweet cocoa, some coconut tones, mild licorice. Malty palate, becomes a bit sticky at the end of the glass. Nice, I like the cocoa here.
RW80 (1237) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 650 ml Appearance: Deep mahogany brown colour on the body with a small and thin brown head. Head has an average retention and leaves hardly lacing. Aroma: chocolate, caramel, light butter, hint of smoke.
Taste: Moderate sweet, chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted malts, and with a roasty bitterness wth a hint of smoke in the finish. chocolate aftertaste.
Thin body, soft carbonation.
Easy drinker with a to thin body and which makes you wonder what you just had.
k0mpsa (1715) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at templebeer, amsterdam. Black color, tanned head. Roasty aroma, chocolate and coffee. Smooth palate, roasty, coffee, chocolate.
fombe89 (525) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
botella. @El Cabanón, Avilés 23/05/2015. Color negro, aroma malta sabor chocolate, dulce.
Beerhunter111 (10340) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Klare dunkel orangebraune Farbe, geringe feine beige Schaumkrone. Geruch schokoladig, cremig, Vanille, süß. Geschmack süß schokoladig, viel Vanille, cremig, Karamell, vollmundig, rund, lecker!
Douberd (3133) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Southern Oregon Pin-up Porter) Bottle 650 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 5.5%
Deep mahogany brown colour on the body with a small and thin brown head sitting on top, with average retention, leaving light lacing around the glass.
Aroma of chocolate mostly, caramel, light butter, faint fruity notes.
Taste follows, milky chocolate, cocoa, some caramel, moderate sweet all in all with a touch of roasted malts and bitterness on the finish. Plenty of chocolate again on the aftertaste.
Medium thin body, carbonation on the low side.
It drinks pleasantly, although nothing very special.