GT2 (9166) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500mL thanks to my Norwegian Secret Santa. Pours clear, deeper brown. Huge head formation and complete, webby, tan lacing. Nose is heavy olive brine, green olive, heavy dairy. Taste is very sweet and sugary. Cloying, heavy sugary licorice tea. No richness. No bitterness. Thinner palate.
madsberg (10597) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pitch Black coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma of liqourice, light roast, Cocoa, Vague herbs and coffee. Flavour of liqourice, herbs, coffee, roast, vague Spice. Medium bodied. Ends on a light roasted bitterness with a touch of liqourice.
Steasy66 (1038) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Black with dirty brown head. Hint of licorice in the nose, flavor starts really bland but finishes with licorice. Super thin body. I expected a lot more licorice, more everything really, good concept, poor execution.
TEJA (1525) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2012
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle at omhper, thanks.
Coarse short brown head. Dark/black colr. Dark roasted malt with some sweetness and lots of liqurish. Clinging sweetness.
Japalo (1362) - DENMARK - JUN 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. No head. Muddy brown. Faint malty notes ( maybe served to cold). Pronounced licorice. Medium body. Sweet dry. Decent brew.
TheJestersBeer (2194) - SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a solid brown/black, with a thin, beige head.
Roasted, spicy aroma, coffee, licorice, chocolate, caramel, toffee, ashes.
Semi-sweet, full bodied, medium bitterness, creamy CO2.
Spicy, roasted taste, lots of chocolate and licorice (root), coffee, caramel, smoke, malt. Lingering, sweet finish, with a very pleasant, earthy note of licorice. Yummy!
KnutAlbert (6346) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle on the Oslo-Copenhagen ferry.
Black, beige fluffy head. Sweet liquorice, salt, fairly light body. Nothing wrong with this, but lacks a little extra.
KennethArd (285) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Svaneke Bryghus is an ordinary brewery, but the worlds best liquorice producer makes this an overall good beer. For sure the best beer from this brewery. Try some of their liquorices with this beer. They are all great.
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. large beige head that mostly lasted. Fair display of lacework. pitch black color. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt and light chocolate. Over the palate came liquorice, coffee, roasted malt. Medium bodied, average carbonation, light thick texture. moderated sweet flavor with some counter bitternes. lingering sweet liquorice finish.
Kita (1338) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAY 31, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, 0.5l. Dark brown color with small frothy brown head, lively carbonation and malt / yeast residue. Aroma of caramel, coffee, chocolate, hops and liquorice. Flavor starts with sweet chocolate, caramel and coffee notes, then followed by sour fruitiness, while finish is medium hoppy. Medium body, creamy texture and low carbonation in palate. Good for the dessert, a bit plain for a beer...