saxo (15413) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are caramel, wood, vegetables, smoke, malt and hops.
Leighton (15383) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 - Day 2, Session 2. Pours dark brown with a creamy, tan head. Classic rauchbier nose, all smoked ham and minerals. Medium sweet flavor with robust smoked malts, candied ham, caramel sugars. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with good smokiness and further candied ham. Great stuff.
rlgk (15334) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at CBC 2013. Black beer with a beige head. Smoked aroma, fruity, roasted, hay, caramel, biscuits, grassy, some bread. Smoked flavor, caramel, hay, roasted, chocolate, cocoa powder, licorice, some biscuits, floral notes. Really good.
Dedollewaitor (14927) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Hallinghansens US Tasting, Odense. Pours black with a small creamy off white head. Nose is syrup, meat and alcohol.Camfire, plastic, bacon and caramel. Smooth, slick and medium bodied.
Rasmus40 (14827) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
CBC. Black with a big, lasting and dense light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, wood and smoke - bonfire. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 040513
TBone (14786) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown color, small beige head. Licorice and smoke in the nose. Medium-bodied. Licorice, caramel, some light hops. Sweetish, very pleasant.
Theis (14668) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at GABF 2008. Black - offwhite head. Roasted, smokey, chocolate, fruity, berries, dark fruits, licorice, coffee, smooth body. Nice.
MiP (14562) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught, 9.5%. Surprisingly little aroma. Almost black colour, seems hazy. The flavour is sweet and salty at first, then it turns vinous with a mild bonfire smoked note. Subtle smoke, but still comes forward.
Theydon_Bois (14326) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15.
Black with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is smoked malt, biscuit, toffee, light charr.
Taste comprises light cocoa, smoke a little more intense than on the nose, smoked meat, spice, nutty.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid smoked number.
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - FEB 2, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: The pour is pretty much black with a very small mocha colored head.
S: The roasted malts are really the first thing to hit me, but the smoke is not too far behind. There seems to be a bit of a lactose or vanilla thing going on, too. Some nice chocolate aroma is also present.
T: Lots and lots of roasted malts here. A good chocolate and coffee flavor along with just a bit of bitterness. The smoke is quite pronounced as you might expect.
M: The body is medium with quite a low level of carbonation.
D: Despite being pretty smokey, I actually thought this was good and had enough other flavors going on.