Benzai (12571) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle [thanks to jmgreenuk!] Shared with Dutchdrebus, Joes and Martinus. Very dark brown color with a deep dark red glare coming through, medium sized tan head that leaves good lacing. Smell and taste malts, slightly a touch of hops, bitter, dark malts, roastyness. Quite nice. Average to medium body and carbonation.
DutchDrebus (5503) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ benzai thx to benzai. Black colour with some ruby redness shining redness, medium sized off-white head. Smells dark malts, chocolate, slightly roasty, some alcohol, some tar. Tastes very roasty, coffee, dark malts, coal, wood. Soft carbo, thin to medium body.
aenima (330) - Askim, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2013
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Interesting aroma of chocolate, coffee and caramel. The taste is however very thin. Bad for such an aroma.
gruberm (329) - - OCT 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very malty almost too much though as it kills other flavors. Very dark color and caramel head.
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kalervo (962) - FINLAND - OCT 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good porter, maybe a bit thin but very easy to drink in the other hand. Nothing disturbing,
Kavu (3812) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0,15l on tap @ OlutExpo 2013. Pours very dark brown with a medium light tan head. Aroma is roasted malts and fruits. Quite similar flavor. Good.
jmgreenuk (7079) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a deep mahogany which a bubbly off white head. The aroma is dry malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery liqourice spicy palate.
Iphonephan (5787) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a bottle shared prior to GABF thanks to jmgreenuk. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a massive tan head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Flavors of tobacco and toasted nuts. Bitter finish.
MrHangover (3802) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown beer with a massive beige head on top. Aroma of leather, tobacco, ashes and faint roastiness. Flavour is mildly bitter, peppery. Some sweet molasses touches in there for sure. Aftertaste has some peppery notes, quite sweet as well.
kermis (9839) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, tobacco, fruit and leather. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.