daje (2254) - NORWAY - AUG 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Crowbar, december 14th 2013. Full black body with a thick tanned head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, grapefruit and light smoke. Taste of strong coffee with caramel, burned malt, fruity hops, pretty hoppy for a 9% IS this one, thick roast and mocca finish. Quite nice!
martin00sr (593) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Oily black, creamy tan head. Aroma has roast, coffee and chocolate. Flavour has milk chocolate and a rough kind of raw, bitter licorice.
Bamsen78 (3106) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy nearly black with airy grey / tan head. Dark aroma of roast, smoke, malt and liquorice, with some touches of hops. Bitter, roasty flavour, with sweetish notes of malt and touches of coffee, dark chocolate and liquorice. Roasty and rough aftertaste with smoky notes. A nice one. A very nice one.
MiP (13596) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Bottle, 9%. Hoppy, smokey, jammy and sweet aroma. Black colour. Big stable dark brown head. The flavour is quite smokey, sort of burnt plastic, but good. Sweet and jammy also. Mild hop and alcohol bite in the finish. Perhaps on the sweet side, but the smoke is very nice.
_angst_ (2726) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ BBB. Pours black with a small dark mocha head that doesnät leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly sweet and malty with dark bread, soy sauce, golden syrup, rye bread, pine needles, resinous wood and black pepper corns. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with sweet rye bread, roasted malts, resinous wood, pine needles, moist soil, soy sauce, golden syrup, sweetened dark roast coffee, salty liquorice bitter chocolate and grapefruit rinds. Mouthfeel is round, viscous, slightly sticky sweet and medium to full bodied. Finish is slightly sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, sweet rye bread, resinous wood, dark roast coffee, pine needles, grapefruit rinds, orange peal, salty liquorice, soy sauce, black pepper corns and moist soil. Decent IS with a bit too much soy.
Beerconnaiseur (73) - BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl bottle. Normal pour concerning colour. Foamhead airy. Tar, charcoal, roast, burnt flavours, hop, chocolate, coffee. Good soft balance. Which is nice.
rarbring (1338) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Overall: Old cheese, cold coffee, ashes, spicy.
Note: On-tap at a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2014-07-19.
Pinball (10770) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle from kihoskh.
pitch dark, smooth dark brown head.
roasted malts, licorice and brown sugar. very dry. very nice, hoppy bitter ballance without being overly hoppy.
flavor is hard roasted malts, faint acid note, probably bc so much malts, charchoal, really lots of roast in this one. alc. bitterness.
Rune (7988) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle by the courtesy of Skinnyviking. Devil black body to a slowly diminishing brownish head. Lacing rings down the glass. Smoked malty nose, mid-sweet. Flavour of bacon and grainy chocolate. Bittersweet ending, long lived. Masked alcohol. A well-crafted, tasty brew. (Shared at the Absalon tasting, Copenhagen 04.05.2014).
Skinnyviking (6966) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared with Rune. High creamy and lasting brown head. Hazy dark brown body. Sweet and yet dry bitter coffee cocoa aroma. Roasted malt caramel cocoa dry flavor with a good deal of hops bitterness and hints of alcohol : Low carbonation. Long finish.