Borresteijn (4541) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG ’12, Bratislava. Grand Tasting at Richtar Jakub. 50cl Bottle. Black colour, light beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malts, some cream, ash. Flavour is light sour roasted malts, milky, creamy, brown malts, light coffee, bitter and light ashy finish. Light to medium-bodied.
TwoSipDip (8880) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2012. Deep brown/black appearance with a light brown head. Roasty, dark toasty malty, caramel, cracker aroma. A bit chewy, toasty, malty, earthy, lightly burnt flavor. A bit sweet but not much rye.
erickok (3410) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown and a creamy beige head. Mellow rounded off smell, but rich enough. Nutty, cream, milk chocolate, sweet rye bread. Rye bread taste as well. Medium bitter with dark sweet notes. Rounded off still. Strangely a sharp end. Not as good ad expected.
Gurthnar (1504) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 22, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, RBESG 2012 grand tasting. Dark brown colour, almost black. Brown head. Aroma earth, peat, hops. Roasty. Taste medium to heavy bitter, smoke, peat, light to medium tart, light sweet. Finish hops, peat, bitter and tart. Coffee.
Marko (3878) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG Grand Tasting. Pitch dark brown body. Soft, damn fresh herbal aroma hops in the nose. Soft strawberry notes ?on a sticky body?, light coffee, ending dry. Nicely creamy? and likable. I love writing down these notes that contradict themselves.
Cuso (4206) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBESG Grand tasting. Almost black color with medium beige head. Roasted malt in aroma together with caramel and chocolate. Taste,roasted malt, chocolate,licorice. Light bitter finish. Good.
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle fromthewolf, thanks! Almost balck and opague. Roast, melon and rye bread in the aroma. Almost full bodied. Roast, rye bread. Fairly alcoholic flavor. Velvety, but with sharp edges.
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50 cl. black beer with a big creamy and form of beige head with great durability. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, licorice and coffee. The taste is dominated by roasted for hard roasted malt with notes of rye, coffee, licorice and a bit of smoke. Medium texture with a good finish, bitter
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at DØE Beerfestival 2012, TAP1. Pours a black beer with a beige head. The aroma is weak with malt, roasted notes and some acidity. The flavor follows the nose with additional rye. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good beer.
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Ølbaren, Copenhagen. Black with thick creamy head. Sweet toffeish and softly roasty aroma. Sweet taste of toffee, nuts, bitter chocolate and firm bitterness. Smooth carbonation, silky palate. Good combination of bitter chocolate and toffee, everything seems to in place and mouthfeel is great. What a porter!