SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to Bu11zeye. Pours a great looking dark brown/black with tan head. Aroma of some nice chocolate, dark roasted grain, malt, faint smoke. This is very tasty, same as the aroma I described. Mouth feel is medium body with medium high carbonation. Overall, a very tasty beer!
mar (5098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye perhaps? deep chocolate almost black pour with a cream head. chocolate, roasted malts and vanilla. decent on the palate with a smooth chocolate flavor and a roasty finish.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured dark dark brown with a beige head. aroma and flavor were coffee, chocolate syrup, and dark roast. body was a little on the watery side.
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Black pour with a foamy beige head. Aroma is bacon and smoke. Flavor is smoke, nicotine, ash, dirt, slightly sour.
blutt59 (6356) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye,black pour with reddish highlights, aroma and flavors of roasted meats and coffee, chocolate milk , another nice one
ilovedarkbeer (2573) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Notes of earth, smoke, coffee grounds and chocolate. Pretty basic.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 4, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, batch 3 thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a brown body and a tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and fruit. Taste is roast, smoke, leather and vanilla. Creamy mouthfeel.
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
DØE Valby 09. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and liquorish. Flavour is roasted malt, roasted barley and coffee.
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - SEP 19, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at DØE Beerfestival 2009, Valby. Pours a dark brown/black beer with a weak head. The aroma is roasted, licorice and coffee. The flavor is weak and roasted. The palate is likewise weak with a little bitterness. Overall a weak porter.
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Solan for sharing at CCB. Pours a deep dark brownish- near black with a thinning head. Aroma is fruity with raisins and figs, some chocolate, and roasty with licorice and herbal notes. Flavor is light chocolate, ok roast, and nutty with almonds and slight cherry pit- drying slightly thin finish.