HenrikSoegaard (12054) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Strong chocolate notes. Heavy bitter wonderfull chocolate flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.
Christian (11983) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Christian Firtal. Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of caramel and licorice with herbal and spicy hop notes. Sweet licorice and malt flavour with roasted notes
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose/taste of rye bread, chocolate, coffee and smoked black malt. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Solid offering.
Pinball (11706) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home.
pitch dark, gigantic foamy light brown head that settles relatively quickly.roasted malty notes, woody citrussy note, could be infected, it was a little lively when opened.Quite complex aroma with notes of cocoa beans, coffe beans too. nice. Flavor is warming, cocoa, roasted malts, finest chocolate, very nice subtle chilies like bitterness, things play very well together, and it is not at all infected in any way.unusual and very flavorfull and tasty beer, lots of taste for the 5.9% abv. Quite not like Your usual schwarzbier, but very drinkable, very enjoyable
thewolf (11652) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours deep black with a small, creamy beige film head. Aroma has chocolate, hard roasted malts, soft black currants. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has good roasted malts, chocolate, coffee. Absolutely lovely.
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from Charleston Beer Exchange. HUGE burst of carbonation as the bottle was opened but it didn’t gush. Pours a very dark brown, nearly black, with a large frothy tan head. Average head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, floral notes, faint toastiness and rye. The taste is chocolate and roasted malts, rye, nutty notes and a mildly hoppy finish. Thin-medium bodied, very dry and VERY highly carbonated. I think this would be much better without so much carbonation.
madsberg (11069) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Botled. Dark brown coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma of light roast, caramel, vague yeast, some chocolate. Flavour of caramel, light roast, some citrus, cocoa, grass, chocolate. Medium bodied. Ends on a light roasted bitterness. Nice.
BeerandBlues2 (11063) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours clear black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel, chocolate and toast malt with dates and earthy esters. Flavor is malt dominant with licorice, dates, chocolate and toast malt and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.
Bov (10941) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
courtesy of Thomas Schneider - dark brown beer with a decent head retention; toasted malty aroma with notes of dried fruits; a good malt backbone, light tart with notes of rye, clean toasted finish of figs and malts
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Date: March 14, 2012
Source: Greenville Beer Exchange
Appearance: black, frothy tan head, sudsy lace
Aroma: big roasted aroma, light sweetness
Body: highly carbonated body
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, bitter dark chocolate, slight burnt character
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 11/20
Score: ** /4