gunnar (4868) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head. Aroma of roasted coffee. Taste is dry and bitter, coffee with a lot of bittering hops, piney and fruity. Great.
PotjeBier (1437) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Beer Temple. Black color. Sticky brown head, good lacing. Aroma’s: heavy roast, ground coffee, mocha. Additionally, some sweetness retronasal. Flavor is medium sweet, roasted, hints of fruity sourness. Alcohol is noticeable. Body is rather full. Finishes a bit dry, with heavy roast and moderate bitterness.
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by CanIHave4Beers at adnielsen’s DM throw down. The body with perfectly black. A rich anise and coffee nose with some plum notes. There was also tobacco and cocoa. A sweet tasting beer with some cocoa and cola. There was also some pecans. A boozy finish. Nice.
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught. Grassy hop aroma, hint of roasted malts. Black colour. Big stable dark brown head. The flavour is sweet and roasted with a refreshing grassy hop aroma. The finish is very roasted with a good fresh coffe note and some coffee bitterness.
thornecb (4168) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 22, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black into a tulip. Mocha head with little retention recedes leaving spot lacing. Hot milk chocolate and coffee aromas. Thick with dark chocolate and resin upfront turning to hot espresso in the lasting finish.
sic1314 (2582) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a deep brown with a frothy beige head. Aroma is fresh citrus hops. Medium, vanilla smooth body, flavour is mocha with some dry sweetness. Weird.
Ratman197 (9042) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
375 ml green bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting brown head. Aromas of coffee, bakers cocoa, roasted malt and light earthiness. Palate was full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bakers cocoa, coffee, roasted malt with a smooth lingering dark roast coffee finish.
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown/black beer, some dark brown foam. Soft carbonation. Very tastefull beer. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and smoke. Bitter and a little bit sweet. Long aftertaste. Worldclass!
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours almost black with a decent brown head. Aroma of bread, coffee, roasty and vanilla. Heavy body with soft carbonation.
NielsenRatings (8275) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ CIH4B. Thanks Andy! Pours a deep brown appearance with a thin brown head. Anise, big spicy, dark chocolate, toasty malty aroma. Rich bitter coffee, thick cocoa, vanilla, a bit herbal, toasty flavor. Tasty stuff.