andrepintado (2721) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 5, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to CH-303. Dark color. Medium brown head. Carbonation is high. Body is thin. Aroma is coffee, light metal, light cacao.
Niko100 (2671) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown/cider color; Medium body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, dark fruit, some floral, & spice; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, dark fruit, hops, chocolate, and spice; Flat carbonation; Overall, kinda of interesting - but just decent for me.
TET (2632) - Kaarina, FINLAND - APR 23, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Colabrown beer with a weak and brown head. Aroma is interesting and complex, herbs, roastiness, anis and fruity sweetness. Taste is roasted, some herbal nuancees, enough of sweetness, "sweet and sour". interesting taste. Medium bodied, slippery and nice to drink. Interesting, herbal and spicy beer, still spicys are only spicys and not the whole beer.
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 9, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a dark burgundy that can be deceivingly dark in the glass with it’s darkness inducing and thus contrasting tan,sudsy head. Smells fairly sweet and bourbony with cookie-like spices intertwined throughout. It seems to smell a lot thicker than something of 7.2% abv. Flavors are balanced with nutty notes, lots of caramel, and other malty characteristics, some vanilla maybe and some cookie spices. It is medium to full bodied but seemingly thicker when you think about the alcohol level and it still remains pretty luscious considering that and I actually think the combination of spices here, whatever they may be, is done quite well and surprisingly harmonious. Not too shabby. I could do with more prickly and pronounced carbonation though as the rather unlively mouth makes it taste a bit flabby and muddled after a while...but still not too shabby.
jimhilt (2554) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a two finger light tan head that fades slowly to a thin layer leaving a good lace. Almost clear dark brown color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Nose is roasted chocolate and flavor is chocolate malt. $6.00 for a 330ml bottle from Tully’s Beer & Wine Wells, Me.
TEJA (2420) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at omhper, thanks.
Coarse light brown head. Dark brown-red color. Dry roasted malty aroma with strange beef broth. Black malty taste with chocolate taste.
Nickls (2374) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2010
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thinner slightly tan head on a very dark, reddish brown color that has some orange highlights around. Some light spiciness in the aroma, some light fruit, faint hint of citrus and some yeastiness. Tastes a bit sweeter than in the aroma, but lots of flavor does show up after quite a muted aroma. Nice wintery spice, touch of fig and toast. Nicely warming. Mediumish body with vibrant carbonation. Little syrupy, but in a nice way. Really comes through with the taste.
VertBaconStrips (2317) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - OCT 28, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Ultra dark red/brown with a big bubbly light tan head that lasts. Strong nose of a bunch of things that don’t work well together for me. Meat pie, choco, roast, Chinese spices, cardamom. I think it’s that background choco tough and the meaty quality that irks my senses. When its much warmer the choco is a good counterbalance. Taste is, well, different. Tastes the same as the aroma with a sharp tang that has some thinness. Not a fan.
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Into the glass pours an almost pitch-black beer, which only allows very little light. The head is flat and short lived. The beer smells chocolaty, slightly smoky, malty. The beginning part is stout-like, pleasant roasty, with well pronounced chocolate notes, paired with a mild smoky taste that seems very pleasant. The aftertaste is chocolaty, fruity, light berry notes come through. The course is pleasant chocolatey, with delicate nuances of smoke, not too intrusive, but still with punch! I like it definitely!
KingCecil (2081) - DENMARK - AUG 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, pours clear deep amber with small off white head... the aroma is wild berries, roasted malt, spices.... the flavor is toffee, sweet, alcohol.... pepper finish.... medium body...