TheRealMGD (552) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Can from PD. Deep brown-black pour with a persistent, creamy beige head leaving heavy lace. Nose is lightly roasty and spicy. Medium body, creamy carbonation. Then it starts to go awry. An opening tartness and spiciness surprised the heck out of me. None of the traditional sweetness of a BP and only a bit of licorice. Some chocolate, toffee and dark roast accompany. Finish is shortish and fairly dry. At 7.8%, this is more of a FES. Second mediocre beer I’ve had from Uncommon, will give them a miss for a while.
AnG_BrgNor (381) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 3, 2016
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Aroma is malt, chocolate and licorice. The taste is way to much dominated by the anis, but roasted also present.
Florya (1470) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
How : tap Appearance : almost black with a small light brown head. Aroma : liquorice, coffee, coconut, dark syrup and chocolate. Palate : medium body, soft carbonation.
astanford (36) - California, USA - NOV 10, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
caramel, chocolate, nuts, toast, roasty, licorice, black, hazy, frothy, lightly bitter, lightly sour, salty, medium body, fizzy, thin feel, long finish,
Bule (1682) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hoffman's. Pours a black color with a bit of tan head. Chocolatey malt flavors and some hop bitterness that lingers.
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 2nd midlands tasting. Black thin head. Aro a is dark fruits liquorice roast malts taste same ok sweetness light smokiness. Ok body. Decent.
Achel (338) - Ioannina, GREECE - AUG 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, ashy and a little liquorice. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. Smooth.
ramboraffe (1725) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml can at brewdog Göteborg. Black with off white head. Chocolate, caramel, syrup sugar and tar. Like a regular porter. A little thin. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.
Nisse666 (5902) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can at Brewdog Bar Göteborg cons 2015-07-10 Göteborg
AR: rosted malt, coffey, mix of spices’
AP: dark brown , frothy head
F: roasted malt, chocolate beans, fizzy, finshes roasted malt
jmgreenuk (6970) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 1, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured almost black with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is sweet roasty malt, light molasses. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich, almost creamy, smoky malt, light liquorice palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Plenty going on and very refreshing even in the Asian heat.
Garrold (3778) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can share round at Richy’s. Dark, chestnut brown. Film of tan head. Aromas of chocolate. Tar. Liquorice. Taste is tart, vinous dry. Tart, acidic palate. More dryness, and tartness on the finish. Didn’t get on with this one.