tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2013
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A bit watery with little and quickly falling apart body, but some strong and good smokiness and coal flavour.
TBone (11727) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very dark ruby color, small beige head. Dark chocolate aroma, coffee, some lurking vegetables. Medium-bodied. Cocoa, some chocolate, light bitterness in the finish. Decent.
thebeertourist (4610) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Erzbierschof, Winterthur. Pours dark brown, small head. Smoked caramel nose. Smoked and roasted malts, dryish. Drinkable, but I don’t get the supposed complexity.
Sigmund (4657) - Tau, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle, ABV is 6.0%. Black colour, dark ruby in the highlights. Large tan head. Pleasant aroma, roasty notes of coffee and chocoalte mix with fruity hops, hints of wood. The flavour is not too sweet, light bodied for its strength, well balanced, with notes of chocolate and moderate fruity hops. Would buy again.
duerrto (32) - - MAY 27, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
50cl bottle, Drinks of the World, Bern – Quite bitter with a dry palate, nice sweetness, chocolat and roast aromas, fairly high carbonated.
oh6gdx (19915) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled@vPBFII (Thanks Bov). Very deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted, toffee and some mild wooden notes. Flavour is roasted, toffee, some mild raisins and also a bit wooden and some tart notes.
olio (5123) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
50 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours dark ruby red color with a minimal head. Aroma of raspberries, roasted malts, chocolate and some dark fruits. Flavor of dark berries, roasted malts, caramel and some berry notes. Nice and dry porter with a subtle berryish twist. Very nice.
laiti (4788) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE 07.05.2013
Aroma has cocoa and some slight woody notes. Flavour has cocoa, semi‐dark chocolate and coffee notes. Nice, it seems that Sudwerk is good at stouts and porters. Reminds me of their Liberator.
lusikka (5170) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours a black colour with a small head. Aroma of roasted malts, some vegetables and some coffee. Flavour of roasted malts, floral hops, vegetables and coffee and hay. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a roasty, coffee finish. Too much off-flavours.
jfb (3416) - GERMANY - APR 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) pours a very dark brown colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of toasted malts, bubble gum, cookie dough, herbal hops and some light earth, very hoppy. flavour is mostly the same, lots of herbal hops and toasted malts, with a light hint of dark chocolate, caramel and a light roasted-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.