Beer Here Essentia Bina

Formerly brewed at Beer Here
Style: Imperial Porter
Tejn, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 480   ABV: 16%
Danish: De tider er for lngst ovre, hvor skger, tatere og fusentaster befolkede byens gader, og hvor en rlig mand ikke regnede det for noget at give gadedrengene eller fruentimmeret et ordentligt dragt prygl. Desvrre er der ikke udsigt til at de tider kommer igen, men derfor behver du ikke g glip af at smage, hvordan llet kunne have vret dengang. Derfor har jeg her beget en strk porter, hvor der helt i datidens nd er snydt p alle mder for at forstrke bde farve, smagsindtryk og rus - med bl.a. udtrk af fennikelfr og brndt sukker (essentia bina). Selvflgelig uden nymodens pjat som kulsyre og udlbsdato.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (23681) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2011
17th May 2009
Copenhagen beer festival. Made with fennel. Opaque black beer, low carbonation. Sweet chocolate and marmite. Tastes somewhat aged. Semi dry finish. A challenging beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NosirIwont (2424) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark, murky brown. No head. Sweet, dark fruit aroma with roasted notes and a spicy overtone. Okay, but pretty standard. Tart, sweet liquorice flavour with a strong coffee note on a roasted background. Not nearly as cloying as Id expected. Bitter coffee finish with a tart note. Develops an alcoholic bite as it warms, but overall the alcohol is very well-hidden, which is an accomplishment considering the 16% abv. Didnt miss carbonation at all this works very well without it. 20.02.11.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TimE (5420) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2010
Pours a very deep dark brown color. Huge molasses, dark chocolate, tobacco, treacles. very rich, very pugnent nose. Smoking a huge chocolate fondue on top of a Cuban cigar. Sucking it back with some Blanco tequlia. Tasty shit. Loving it. Rich full bodies. Full bodied chocolate tobacco with dark chocolate. Really nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2010
Bottle. Frothy lightbeown fair full deminishing head. Pitch black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Very roasted and burnt nice notes. Heavy bitter roasted very vinius flavor. Long great chocolate and coffee finish. Creamy palate. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (4028) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2010
Pours an opaque black with a light brown head. Smells of liquorish and alcohol. Sweet with aromas of liquorish and fennel. Also aromas of roasted malts and alcohol. Some residual sugars. Hints of port. Full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2010
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured black with no head, but stained the glass rather well. aroma was dark roast, fudge, dark fruits, and brown sugar?. flavor was same as the nose plus meat, smoke, and minus the brown sugar. body was a little lighter than i preferred for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (7502) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle.Pours black with something resembling a head.Aroma is spicy burnt sugar , coffee, roasted malts,alcohol and some licorice salty notes.Flavor is big sweet and salty with a milky body.Soft carbonation.Alcohol is surprisingly well hidden and very warming.Very nice and heavy beer , maybe a little too salty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2010
(28cl bottle) Pours a dark brown body with no head. Aroma of liquor, roasted malt, chocolate, subtle fennel, and soy. Flavor of roasted malt, smoke, soy, and dark chocolate with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (14457) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2010
Bottle. Black colour with no head. Aroma is alcohol, coffee, roasted malt. Flavour is dry, acid, hop, licorice, salt, coffee, alcohol, roasted malt. Full body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChainGangGuy (4872) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Appearance: A heavy-looking, black liquid slowly leaks out of the bottle and here it sits, without head, without lace. Smell: Essentia Bina carries with it a ponderous aroma to go with such a hearty appearance. Heavily roasty with notes of coffee and dark chocolate and scent of smokey condensed molasses given a few good shakes of non-brewed soy sauce and dash of spice. Taste: A taste of well-roasted malts fused with a bitter, nearing acrid taste of burnt sugar and a light background spiciness from the addition of fennel seeds. Hint of charred wood. A hotness and coffee flavor akin to cheap, off-brand Kahla. Some dark, dark chocolate. More of the basic soy carrying over from the nose and lasting into the roasty, earthy finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Sans carbonation, so it remains a bit weighty on the tongue. Drinkability: At times reminiscent of WWS, but the noted soy sauce character also reminds me of dear ole Triple Bock. Its an interesting brew, albeit somewhat tiresome to the tongue -- what a great relief its housed in a scant 250mL bottle.

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