JanLaursen (2219) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at CBC. Reddish dark brown with a lasting frothy dark brown head. Aroma is sweet roasted malt with notes of licorice, ground coffee, chocolate and dried fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Dry and roasted lingering bitter finish. Good and packed with flavor, but not as spetacular or unique as rumoured.
Rasmus40 (7339) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC. Black with a lasting dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and dried fruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 040513
Ataraxia (170) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 12, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Almost black, thin tan head. Potent aroma of chocolate, licorice, roasted malt, molasses, ripe cherries and other berries. Sweet malts compete with bitter hops. Exceptionally smooth and creamy, with a little lively carbonation. Finish is long, bitter, astringent, and moderately boozy.
chrisv10 (8095) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ CBC. Black with medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, hops, medium bitter and medium sweet.
jmgreenuk (1375) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Poured a dark mahogany colour with a thin broken tan head. The aroma is peaty and alcoholic. The flavour is medium bitter, rich, oily, with coffee and liqourice. A super beer that controls the bitterness well and fully justifies its rating.
Camons (3757) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ CBC. Pours black with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits, light hops. Flavor is rich roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits, berries, vanilla. Full body, soft carbonation, warming alcoholic finish. 040513
BRW (214) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at CBC, Black colour with off-white head. Fresh hoppy aroma, with some roastiness. Intense coffee aroma, also roasted malts, slightly hoppy and bitter.
gyllenbock (3022) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sample at CBC 2013, Friday.
Black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, licorice, some berries, dark chocolate, coffee and vanilla. About the same in the great taste. Nice full body and a long aftertaste. I am glad that I have finally tried this.
DSG (3994) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
[5/3/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Black with a stable light brown head. Big aroma,kinda alcoholic, with roastiness, dark chocolate, dark fruits and some coffee. Sweet flavor with chocolate, liqueur, some espresso with sugar and a bit of alcohol. Thick chewy mouthfeel. Great stuff.
HenrikSoegaard (9244) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at CBC. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma with strong chocolate notes. Heavy bitter wonderfull flavor. long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.