ThirstyBird (418) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours opaque black with nice tan head...nice lacing. Smell is big sweet malt, brown sugar, mild licorice. Taste is roasted malt, sweet rich malt, dark fruit, brown sugar dry roasty finish. Medium plus body, creamy mild carbonation.
Niksko (109) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2012
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Really horrible. Very dark brown to black. Flavour is bitter and solventy. It has good flavour (raisin and chocolate) but the harshness is just terrible. I’ve got no idea why everyone is so in love with this.
agent_511 (139) - - AUG 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours very dark brown, almost black, though when put up to the light a red tint can be seen. Moderate tan head. Strong roasted aroma with some mild caramel. Roasted malt flavor, a little caramel, some hop bitterness. Nice porter.
burg326 (2326) - Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured a black color from the bottle, aromas of chocolate, roast, anise, and some soy sauce. Flavors are the same with some light roast thrown in, nice beer overall.
laiti (3926) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle @ hotel room, Seattle. Rated on 16.07.2012.
Aroma is sweetish with roasted malt, cocoa and slightly salty licorice. Flavour is sweet with cocoa, roasted malt, salty licorice and some coffee. Too sweet and sticky but not bad anyway.
geophagus (146) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 2, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black, untransparent color, nice small brown head. Aroma roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, plums. Taste roasted malt, chocolate. Small metalic and alcoholic flavor. Good balance between sweetnes and bitternes. Full body, oily texture, small carbonation. Long finish with bitternes from roasty malt. Good availability in polish shops.
ando1712 (6) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 2, 2012 does not count
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma of chocolate with a little alcohol. No hops which is not unusual for a Porter
Very dark brown, small but tight off white head, minimal lacing.
big strong taste, bitter, sweet, hints of aniseed.
The aftertaste is quickly sweet then the hops do thier thing. Really good balnce between the malt & hops.
Jessop (178) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black with a compact mocha head. Ultra fine champagne like carbonation. Rich roasted malts boast aromas of coffee and a hint of chocolate. The palate is silky with flavours of juicy roasted malts, espresso, rich dark cocoa, it finishes a touch dry with a lovely bitterness..
olio (4080) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl bottle @ Hotel room, Seattle.
Pours deep dark red, almost black color with small head. Aroma of dark ripe fruits, salmiac, mild alcohol notes, malts and grass. Flavor of dark malts, tar, salmiac, syrup, hints of liquorice and chocolate. Dry malty palate with a sweetish finish.
ration (1651) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
1607132. Bottle from by the bottle, vancouver, WA. Pours dark brown/black with a medium head. Aroma roasted malts, coffee. Medium strong palate. Not Bad.