Lonick (2537) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2017
Bottle @Craig’s (Abstrakt tasting). Pours black no carb. Nose is dark fruits, cherry, fruit cake, chocolate, dark chocolate, slight coffee. Taste is HUGE chocolate, slight oxidisation, wonderful deep flavours, plums, very slight chilli on the background, still great. AndySnow (8305) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2017
How: Bottle, no 940.rouhlas (3984) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - MAY 3, 2017
Where: Tasting 2017-05-06.
Appearance: Black colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, dried fruit, vinous.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Vinous, chocolate, some fruit.
375 ml bottle shared with friends at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. thank you Eric for bringing this! Black color with no head. Malty aroma, roasted, chocolate, milk chocolate, vinous too, dark dried fruits, light spicy, soy sauce. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation. kraddel (9329) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2017
At the Thessaloníki tasting, day 3. Thnx to Eric. Pours black, no real head. Smell is bit boozy. Dark malts, rich roastyness. Very mild aspects of coffee and chocolate, no clear sign of peppers left. Taste is full, thick, rich roastyness, dark chocolate, notes of coffee. No chillies left. Very oily. As usual with the AB, it is rather harsh, and low in carbo. Still not convinced, even after this extremely hyped 04, about the series. allmyvinyl (11181) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk. At last! Many thanks for the chance to try it. Pours black with no real head. Aromas of chocolate, toffee, nuts. Taste is more of the same. Dark chocolate and cocoa. No spice left.
fiulijn (21507) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 1, 2016
Courtesy of Daniele; synthetic cork, bottled 01.11.10; April 2012Gluepot (756) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2015
Black color, pouring oily, without head. Immediate aroma of chillies, and roasted malt; light pepper and duat; strange but not bad. Thick body, sweet; chocolate and malt flavor, with light roasted malts and luckily just a hint of chilly; correct bitterness, with pleasant coffee impression in the end. Very good.
A great creation well celebrated in the BD 6th anniversary. Nose is slightly boozy with classic chocolate and coffee elements. The tastes are rich and thick, featuring moderate elements of Chocolate and coffee, dark rich berries, licorice, tar and cherries. It is a complex and luscious beer, has juicy freshness, but it finishes clean and balanced. A special beer.