rubyboxer (3) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2011 does not count
One of the best black lagers I have had, great bottle packaging it is jet black in colour with a sold creamy head, aroma ranges from chocolate and coffee and because its made with lager and not ale malts it is still light and refreshing.
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle 330ml. from Elgin street. Great, packs flavour like a stout. Aromas of chocolate, caramel and roast; with hints of pine. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and average length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Black, with a frothy off-white head. Rangi (672) - NEW ZEALAND - JUN 16, 2012
This was a surprisingly good beer!
The beer poured jet black, any head quickly disappeared. The aroma was like a stout nice roasted malts, coffee and chocolate but was subtle and retrained with no significant after taste. Had it with an Italian meal which it complemented extremely well.
paranoid74 (2) - ITALY - MAY 18, 2012 does not count
Ottima stout. Sentori di cioccolato, liquirizia e panera si combinano perfettamente.
rauchbierlover (648) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - APR 7, 2013
Deep black body, small persistent beige head. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate. Taste is dark chocolate again. Dry, bitter finish
obguthr (6349) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Char and tar nose. Mahogany, thin beige head. Strong and distinct smoke, creosote, and ash flavor. Burned toast finish. Full flavored, full of roastiness, but still light bodied. Outstanding example of the style. zztopt5 (12) - fonzaso, ITALY - JUN 12, 2014
Come dice la bottiglia. BBONA! La descrizione che riporta ratebeer confermata a tutti i livelli. Gusto pieno ma non esagerato benché forte. fraz (36) - Castiglioncello - Livorno, ITALY - SEP 17, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2013 Packaging and Serving - On draught at Fermentazioni 2013 - Rome, Italy Lele (556) - Padova, ITALY - SEP 28, 2014
Aroma - Little intense and little persistent. Cafe, toffee, caramel.
Appearance - Fine brown persistent head. Dark transparent brown.
Mouthfeel - Intense taste. Medium to little carbonation. Medium body. Roasted malt and coffee taste, almost smooth with bitterish final. Little acidity due to roasted malts.
Aftertaste - Persistent aftertaste, mainly cafe and some hops notes.
Overall impressions - Tasty beer, nice and drinkable.
Food - Cured pork, smoked meat.
Birra italiana particolare e gustosa. Colore nero impenetrabile, schiuma fitta, ma grossolana in superficie, color cappuccino chiaro.All’aroma si avverte dell’affumicato, nonché dei sentori liquorosi, di cioccolato e di caffè. Tutti queste quattro note si avvertono anche nel gusto, nonché un leggerissimo acidulo e della liquirizia. Retrogusto non molto persistente. Beerhunter111 (20472) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit mittelmäßiger Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Kaffee, Schokolade, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, Schokolade.