yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at local 44. pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma peachy and grapefruit hoppy. solid bitter and crisp hoppy. Bitter and dry herbal finish.
madmitch76 (22351) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
4th April 2015
ChrisOs Easter Tasting. Opaque dark brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is airy and semi dry, good fine carbonation. The dark malts are mildly roasty bitter. Good piney floral hops with an overtone of light citrus. Crisp light finish. Nice.
cgarvieuk (21884) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at chrisO... Deep black.. Soft chocolate roast malts nose... Dark chocolate roast... Soft dark chocolate... Heavy malts.. Dark roast.. Dark chocolate.. Light charcoal bitter
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Black, thick brown head, solid lacing. Aroma of pine and coffee grounds. Taste is chicolatelt burnt esoresso, bitter pine finish. Very nice.
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at the chriso Easter 2015 tasting - London. Picked up in the US somewhere. Pours brownish red with a frothy beige head. The nose holds burnt grains, pine, orange rind. Light sweet flavor with some minerals, burnt pine and earth, baking cocoa. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous on the finish, with further minerality, oily pine and bittersweet chocolate. Solid.
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at a tasting at Chris and Ruth 150404. Black beer with a nice beige head. Hoppy leather aroma, chocolate, cocoa, hay notes. Hoppy grassy flavor, chocolate, cocoa, some leather.
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at Jack’O’The Wood, Asheville, 16/02/15.
Black with a well presented tan covering.
Nose is big on pine, liqourice, spice, Ribena berry, earthy hops, some grapefruit.
Taste comprises more earthy hops and pine needle, spice, bitter tropicina, cocoa rubm dark berry notes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with earthy hop bitterness.
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Dmacs. Pours black brown head. Nose/taste of mocha, pine, resin, toast and touch metallic. Overcarbonated. Medium body.
Tmoney99 (13602) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and earthy aroma. Medium to full body and a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark bittersweet flavor to medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a good complex beer.
Ratman197 (13414) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of CraftBeerdesign (Thanks Geoff) poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of roastiness, charcoal, grapefruit, cocoa, pine and light burnt carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roastiness, earthiness, pine, grapefruit and light cocoa with a smooth dry moderatly bitter lingering earthy finish.