jookos (2094) - FINLAND - DEC 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap@Kitty’s. Black. Chocolate soft roasted malts, some coffee, a bit of a milky sweetness. Medium full body, soft texture. Slightly ashy, green, finish, but overall a nice soft roasted, leathery, porter flavours.
laiti (5637) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ William K. Kurvi
Aroma is nice with smoke, some sweet licorice and hints of vanilla. Also some toffee. Very creamy palate. Flavour has smoke, some peaty notes, licorice and hints of toffee. Also some caramel tones. Good.
Kavu (2202) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0,4l on tap @ Kaisla. Pours pitch black with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts with smoked ham. Flavor roasted malts, smoked ham and some hops. A tad light but decent.
Tranquillity (1410) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black body, small beige head. Nice aroma of coffee and chocolate, slightly roasted. The taste is immediately bitter and with a very nice fluffy palate. The finish is not too long or bitter, otherwise a really nice beer on a cold dark winter night.
Tide (1773) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draight at Kaisla. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with hops, coffee, chocolate, nuts, roasted malts and bread. Bitter finish with coffee, hops and nuts. Excellent porter.
kingstoni (1502) - FINLAND - DEC 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Dark brown color with a thick, foamy head. Aroma of smoke, ham and dark malt. Sweet and toasty taste. Oily feel.
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mjs (4555) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Keg at William K. Kurvi, 20131203) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had roasted malts, coffee, chocolate and creaminess. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, chocolate, hops, coffee and bitterness. Afteraste had roastedness, coffee and bitterness. A nice balanced porter.
Hermod (3146) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Kitty’s, Hki. Almost black in color, creamy, cappuchino head. Strong coffee, chocolate and roastedness in aroma. You get some hoppy notes at the first sip, with dark chocolate and cocoa. Roasted malty with some soury notes as well. Finish is dry. Medium bodied. Decent, on the thinner side perhaps.
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msbernac (575) - POLAND - NOV 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma-chocolate, coffee, raisin, smoke,
Appearance-black, cloudy, tan foam,
Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour,
Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, sour finish
Gr0ve (2134) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
200 ml draught at Schouskjelleren. Dark brown. Nice roasted aroma with a hint of smoke. Coffee and dark chocolate with raisins. Smooth texture. Medium bodied. Little bitterness and malt focused.