Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the Cask, Pimlico - 07/08/12.
Pours a rich black with a filthy brown head!
Strong coffee, chilli and aniseed on the nose allied to rich dark malts.
Full on coffee in yer face with bitter dark chocolate, spice, chilli and a lovely all round roasted flavour a pinch of vanaill pod.
A modicum of carbonation, fullish bodied with a great aftertaste of coffee and warming chilli.
Head retained well to the end - the dirty beast!
Top draw !!!
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and licorice. Sweet roasted flavour with coffee, a touch of ink and a green pepper note. Notable alcohol. Bitter finish
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2012 Keg at the Craft Beer Co. Pours a pitch black colour with a big brown head. Long lasting foam. Aroma is huge and bold: roasted malts, coffee, vanilla and cocoa beens. A hint of tartness as well. Taste is mostly sweet, with chocolate, coffee, roasted notes and vanilla, some tartness again and light hot spicy sensation from the chilli peppers. Bold body with good carbonation. Overall, extremaly enjoyable, flavourful and magnificent. All the ingredients are easily identified, no one prevails and they work perfectly together, amazing.
Meilby (6333) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of coffee, spicy chili, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long coffee, spicy, chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.
KingCecil (2033) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at CBC ´12.....It pours pitch black with a thick small brown head..... The aroma is roasted malt, dark fruit and chocolate..... The flavour is roasted malt, spicy, chocolate, some coffee and vanilla....... Nice!
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma is malt, green pepper and cold coffee. The flavor follows the nose with additional coffee. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good beer.
Scopey (5506) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at CBC, May 2012. It pours very dark brown, with a thick tan head. The nose is chocolate gateaux, roasted malt, coffee liqueur, cocoa powder, caramel and toffee. The taste is rich-roasted coffee, roasted malt, bitter chocolate, caramel, toffee, varnish, meatiness, charcoal, rich chocolate, spice and alcohol warmth. Full body, fine carbonation and luxurious mouth-feel. Great balance. Not normally my sort of thing, but thought this was very well done.
Rune (7346) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Taster on tap at CBC, first day. Bright naked surface, jet black body. Dark fruity aroma added by a touch of cocoa. Dark roasted coffee beans in flavour alongside hints of spiced dark fruits. Jam-like with vanilla chocolate and bitter coffee notes on the swallow. Warming alcohol. Very nice (Copenhagen, 11.05.2012).
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, chili, green pepper, coffee and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, chili, green pepper, chocolate and liquorish.
Adenila (1557) - DENMARK - MAY 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at CBC shared with Beerbiker and evil stepdad. Black look with a small brown head. Complex aroma of coffee, biscuit, wood, toffee fudge, alchohol and dusty chili. Alchohol flavor, sweet malt, digestives and spice. Too much alchohol, but great complexity and flavormix