Brandman (2232) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black body, light brown head. Aroma has roasted malt, chocolate and resiny and medicinal hoppy notes. Flavour is more intense. Quite remarkable bitterness. Nice black IPA.
thebeertourist (4973) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Reilly’s Taphouse, Itaewon. Almost black, small head. Orangey hoppy nose, hints of roasted malts. Good roastedness in the mouth. Well-balanced, subtle.
BrewTom (366) - - MAY 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
No clues about the taste from the smell but sipping it gives a lovely smooth mouthfeel with rich caramel & burnt toffee tones. This brew is all about the way it glides over the tongue. Beautifully dark.
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weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with wyzzywyz22 from Ship in a Bottle, Liverpool. Poured a deep brown with a medium creamy beige head. Roasted malts, citrus, chocolate, usual black IPA stuff, a little thin, a decent black IPA.
danlo (1395) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle. Black-brown colour, foamy tan head leaving alittlr lacing and aroma of roast malt & citrusy hop. Taste is sweetish chocolate malt with roasted, coffee notes and some grapefruity bitterness. Medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation , dry roasted bitter finish. Quite drinkable.
martjoobolut (1132) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,355L bottle. Pouts very dark brown with tan head. The head stays. Aroma is hoppy pine and roast. Taste is heavy roast, pine, coffee, very light sweetness in the background. Finish is roast bitter. Overall: nice brew.
hens (544) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - APR 20, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
0.33L bottle. Old motor oil color. Lightly smoky, lucious, floral aroma. Light taste. Mild caramel, bread, sour soy, milky taste. Medium bitter. Not very fresh mouthfeel. Caramel flavour after taste.
Sarpa (981) - FINLAND - APR 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at konttori. Pours dark brown, small off white head. Roast malts, fruity hops in the aroma.Roast malts, hops, pine in the flavour.
k0mpsa (1469) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at konttori, tampere. Black color, tanned head. Aroma is mainly roasty, hoppy some licorice. Medium body, roasty, fruity and hoppy. Body is little bit weak.
ansalon (1677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at Gothenburg Beer & Whisky festival, April 12th. Pours nearly pitch black with a very low brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, peach, grapefruit, chocolate. Taste is tropical fruit, vanilla, roasted mailts, honey and some caramel. Mouthfeel is quite light with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is chocolate, vanilla and some tropical fruit.