rlgk (10091) - Göteborg/Jönköping, 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.
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2010
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Yet another nice bottle from ygtbsm94, he seems to have an endless supply! No head, but a nice subtle smokiness throughout. Very nice.
Lubiere (9765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A deep dark lager with a thin mocha head. In aroma, a peaty chocolate malt with light smokey notes, not bad. In mouth, a nice sweet dark fruity malt with light peated notes, molasses, alcohol warmth, very nice. On tap at End of Everything beer fest Dec 22 2013.
Ratman197 (9518) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Boulder Strong Ale Fest poured an opaque dark brown with a lasting brown head. Aromas of smoked meat, carmel and cocoa. Palate was mediuym bodied and smooth. Flavors of smoked beef, cocoa and light vanilla with a smooth lingering smokey finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9446) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2010 GABF 2008 and again in bottle October 2010. Pours black with an average, frothy, dark brown head, mostly lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, chocolate, nutty), light hops (herbs), average yeast (leather) with notes of smoke and brown sugar. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.
TwoSipDip (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Granny’s house in Exira, Iowa. Deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Huge smoky nose as soon as you open the bottle. Burnt dark malts in nose also. Dark, burnt, roasted, smoky, malty flavor. Fairly easy drinking while still having the smoked, charred tasted. Slight oak flavor also. Good.
daknole (8914) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thanks to nbutler! Dark brown pour, nice tan head. Light bacon, chocolate, roasted malt, prunes and some toffee in the aroma. Flavor has some smoke, but not overly insane amount. Good chocolate and roasted malt too. Very well done beer. One of my favorite smoked beers to date.
hopscotch (8861) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle… Pours a murky dark brown with a small, creamy, off-white head. The bouquet is of dark chocolate, espresso and charcoal with a somewhat reserved campfire-smoke component. Full-bodied and silky with soft carbonation. Sweet, nutty, chocolaty, light smoke flavor with a splash of deep roast coffee. Sweet mocha finish with a rumor of smoke at the wee end.
hopdog (8796) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle thanks to Ryan. Poured a dark black with brown edges and a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of smoke, roast, and chocolate. Tastes of smoke, caramel, chocolate, and some dark fruitiness.
Sammy (8395) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Extremely smooth and creamy mouthfeel, with a signficant and controlled smokey taste, with the porter complexty behind it. Thanks Mista.