bu11zeye (12576) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draft) Pours a black body with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of smoke, roastiness, brown sugar, plums, and raisins. Flavor of smoke, rye, dark fruits, and roasted malt.
Christian (12547) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a small off-white head. Aroma of licorice and prunes with a mild campfire smoke note. Very sweet malty flavour with a fruity touch, hard roast notes and a bit of ash in the finish
mcberko (12383) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750mL bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of moderate smoked malts, some vanilla, cocoa, and some roasted malts. Flavour of fairly intense smoke, roasted malts and cocoa. The smoke becomes a lot mellower the more you drink. Easily drinkable and smooth on the palate. No hint of the 9.5% ABV. Good stuff.
Lubiere (12358) - 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.
jcwattsrugger (11893) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
@RBSG-Minni–on tap-rich lt brown-black. A-smoke/peat/roasty-dk malt. T-smoke/peat/anise/roasty-sweet dk malt, earthy hop bite.
thewolf (11875) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ Mikkeller and Friends, Cph. Pours deep red to black with a small, creamy, beige film head. Aroma has light smoke, somewhat stale, dark chocolate, nuts, soft roasted. Low carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has firm roasted malts, dark chocolate, affirmative smoke, fairly sweet. Lingering malty bitter finish. A bit simple and brash really.
Pinball (11808) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
trade with forgetfu.
clear dark brown, smooth light brown head.
smoked notes , roasted malts, sweet malty notes. wood.
flavor is smoked, roasted stuff, wood, faint charchoal, booze.
BeerandBlues2 (11711) - Escondido, California, 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.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled on draft at GTMW 2011. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of toffee, cherries and smoke. The taste is smoke. Big smoke. Caramel and berries also. Medium bodied.
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Black coloured. Small light Brown fluffy head. Aroma of smoke, Caramel, sweetness, chocolate. Flavour of smoke, chocolate, Rye Bread and some liqourice. Medium to full bodied. Ends sweet and chocolaty