anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting. Pours a dark brown black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted fruity malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with weak hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.
goozen (2941) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle with cork 0,75ltr: Black coloured brew with an dry bitter taste with some booziness. Hints of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts, very nice beer from Light Bulb City aka Eindhoven.
rlgk (10655) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG 2014 in London, grand tasting. Black beer with a beige head. Roasted earthy aroma, dry,fruity, chocolate, cocoa notes. Roasted tar and coffee flavor, smoked, licorice, some alcohol. Quite ok.
Travlr (11932) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear ruby maroon color, fluffy beige head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of licorice, dark chocolate. Taste has coffee grounds, cocoa, dry finish.
jfb (3820) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(bottle) hazy deep brown colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of roasted malts and cobwebs, slightly oxidized, with a hint of orange peel and some light ash. flavour is mostly toasted malts, herbal hops and treacle, with some hints of alcohol and a medium-bitter finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.
tderoeck (4707) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
5/VII/14 - 75cl bottle @ RBBSG III (Gent) - BB: n/a, bottled: 28/IV/14 (2014-760) Thanks to Benzai for sharing the bottle!
Clear dark brown beer, big creamy beige irregular head, very stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: chlorine, dusty, bit soapy, mocha, coffee, very malty. MF: ok carbon, full body. Taste: lots of mocha, coffee, very bitter hops, bit boozy, caramel. Aftertaste: bitter and hoppy, mocha, dark chocolate, caramel, little sweet, very bitter, dry hops, dried fruits, some banana.
SlackerMads (1613) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Light brown with a large brown head. Charcoal, might meat, grain, cocoa, wood, earthy, stingy alcohol. Medium body, oily texture, high carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. A bit hot, but ok.
Sledutah (4690) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBESG grand tasting
Clear dark brown with a nice tan head, good lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and coffee. Flavors of roasted malts and chocolate
Theydon_Bois (8727) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG ’14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14.
Mahogany brown with a moderate tan swirl and edgework.
Nose carries light plastic tones, earthy cocoa rub, dark fruits, light roast.
Taste comprises mellow dark fruit vibes, light mineral notes, spice, dark toffee.
Medium bodied, light prickly carbonation, semi drying close with sweet licks.
Ok impy, fairly subtle easy drinker and not too in your face but at the lower end of the spectrum for the style.
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Corked bottle. Almost black. Roast, coffee and raisin in the aroma. Malty sweetish, alcoholic flavor with roast, coffee and raisin. Thinnish, the alcohol dominates. Still a delicious beer.