MelvinKalksma (1886) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2018 Opaque black beer with a medium dark brown head. Medium aroma; taste starts medium/heavy sweet and ends slightly bitter and dry. Loads of vanilla, dark fruit, chocolate and roasted malts. Very complex beer. Cunningham (8581) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2017
A bit to much licorice here for my likings. Also roast and vanilla. Full body and a smooth carbonation level. A beer for sharing kraddel (9439) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2017
Thnx to the antwerp Untappd crew ! Pours black, small to nearly no head. Smell is bit peated almost. Oak, booze. Roasted malts. Taste is heavy roasted, to a nearly peated aspect ( I dont think of actual peat after having tasted the beer ) . Nice thick, roasty ending. More boozy aspects. drjoeng (1481) - SINGAPORE - AUG 9, 2017
11%ABV. Imperial stout.
Poured Out black.
Nose has dark stone fruit, dates, honey, treacle.
Mouthfeel is juicy. Palate has roasty sweet flavors. Toasted barley, honeyed dates, Woody bitter.
Overall, i love this one so very much because of the velvety smooth palate and mouthfeel, as opposed to another 8 wired favorite, which is the Bumaye which had a much more aggressive palate. This was hardly boozy and came off more like a good cafe au lait or sweet coffee.
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A: Deep dark brown coloured with a thin brown head N: Chocolate, light coffee, hint of ash and dried fruits T: Bitter chocolate, sweet molasses, burnt wood, tar O: Very sweet, but nice balance with some bitterness. Its nice.
vanvenlo (1941) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 1, 2017
Slowbeer bottle(2-Apr-17)Sweet spirit choc herbal aroma. Oil black,ok head and suds lace. Sweet choc herbal flavour. Bitter herbal plum choc finish and plum choc aftertaste. zimbo (991) - SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2017
A looker, this heavyish RIS has good rich sap dark chocolate, earth, prune, liquorice, some peripheral root beer &molassess. Some hard carb to start but in time in glass this largely passes. Real individuality and will likely only get better with some cellaring. Bule (2314) - California, USA - FEB 26, 2017
500ml bottle pours a black color with a bit of brown head. Rich burnt malt flavors and some dank hops to go.
caesar (7469) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle shared by Benzai, 25 cl sample. Dark brown color, medium frothy head. Aroma of spicy licorice, fruity dates and sugary malt. Didnt get any vanilla though. Soft sweetness in taste, spicy and lots of roasty licorice. Decent, but not my favorite flavors in a RIS. Benzai (17000) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle shared with Caesar. Opaque pitch black color, small brown head. Aroma and flavor both have malts, dates, roast, licquorice, oak, light roast and a hint of smoked malts in the background. Don’t get the vanilla. Malt bitter finish. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation. Nice.