davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 31, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from King&Godfree. Great smoky beer. Aromas of smoke and grass, with notes of caramel. Taste is sweet, with bitter notes, and long length. Taste is full bodied. Yellow, with a frothy head.
deyholla (6505) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 28, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Bangers and Lace. Pours a cloudy gold with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma is intense peat that imparts heavy earthy smoke, leather and a hint of bandaid. Flavor has heavy peat that gives a earthy, bog peat note with underlying leather, ashtray and smoked meats. A bit overwhelming.
dgi (14) - DENMARK - OCT 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Certainly a really a beer that I’ll remember. The aroma is a blast of smoked malt notes which pretty much cover everything else. I am a big fan of peated whiskey (luckily, or I would not have survived this one), so I enjoyed it a lot, but it certainly is rather extreme.
Lubiere (9765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A hazed golden blonde ale with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, suoer smokey malt with wood extract, molasses, phenolics, intense. In mouth, a smooth smoked up malt with wood extracts, phenols, intense yet restrained, pleasant, would be good with ham. On tap at Ginger Man NYC, Sept 21, 2012.
jacobpedersen (7) - DENMARK - OCT 19, 2012 does not count
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Works great as a concept. But the smokey character is simply to much, thius it is to unrefined. It’s simply to hard distinguishing flavours other than peated malts.
The colour is great though!
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Date: September 13, 2012
Source: Greenville Beer Exchange
Appearance: cloudy yellow, fine white head
Aroma: huge peaty smokey aroma, like a big peaty scotch, dry pale malt
Flavor: big smokey peat flavor, lots of peat, dry pale malt, earthy
Overall: awesome, sessionable scotch
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Score: *** /4
Lukaduke (2045) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 5, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a lively golden color with a four finger rocky foam head that sticks and laces like a champ. On the nose woooohhh. Scotish peat malt, smoked ham, cedar, wet oak and touches of vanilla bean. A very similar palate with a more refreshing mid to late profile than expected but still a bit to much campfire smokiness to really get me excited. In fact was more excited a friend showed up a sip into and I slipped a third of the brew into his glass to lighten my load. Worth trying and very amped up palate that would be lethal with the perfect salty briny pairing but alone a bit overwhelming in the flavor department.
wlajwl (3764) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2012
1.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Aroma is pure scotch whisky. The flavor is, sorry, I really don’t like scotch, I can’t rate this any higher.
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle, thanks to Ungstrup. Pours hazy yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is tarish, smoked ham and bacon. Ham, tarish and smoked. Dry and dense smoked. Wooden and bacon to ham smoked finish.
Ungstrup (29135) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. A hazy yellow beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of bacon, smoke, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of bacon, smoke, caramel, and a bit of peat, leading to a dry finish.