PotjeBier (3350) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
33 cl bottle @ home, bottled Sep. 5, 2012 (label says 11% btw). Pitch black color. Light brown head, not much retention. Aroma’s: strong peat, leather, iodine. Retronasal there’s additional chocolate, sweetness, a bit raisins, alcohol. Flavor is light sweet, roasted, with a little fruity sourness. Alcoholfeel is strong, warming, prickly. Soft carbonation. Velvetty mouthfeel, medium to full bodied. Long finish with dark fruit, peat and roast. Zer0 (1224) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is whiskey, peat, chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is whiskey, alcohol, chocolate, coffee and some aramel. Heavy body with light carbonation. fletchfighters (1532) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 27, 2013
330 ML bottle
Jet black with touches of dark red ruby. Short lived mocha head, mostly a tin collar.
Peat, wood, chocolate, roasted malts, burnt tires and char nose. Big barrel nose.
Softens some in the taste. Peat, sweet milk chocolate, roasted malts, some soft wood notes as well.
Sweet feel. Well hidden alcohol. Once through the peat get a lot of sweet chocolate and rolled oats with smoke and peat. Medium bodied and light carbonation.
Fun ansjelaah (1748) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2013
Borefts’13, zwarte kleur, beige/bruine schuimkraag, ruikt mout, turf, en koffie, smaakt naar koffie, rook, mokka en is een beetje bitter Yorker (2007) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2013
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours black brown with a little sediment and a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is a lot of peat, iodine, liquorice, and roasted malt. Flavour is peat, roasted malt, liquorice, and dark chocolate – with a bitter finish.
anders37 (26647) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty woody smoky Islay whisky aroma with hints of chocolate. Roasted malty woody smoky Islay chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate woody smoky Islay finish. Dedollewaitor (16171) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Trade with Kermis. Thanks. Pours black with a small creamy head. Heavy peated nose with a touch of salty liquorice beaneath. Flavor is peat - ashtray and leather. Vinous and slick. Base beer is genius - this is defenetly not one for me. laiti (8481) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
33 cl bottle (11%) @ wPBF. Bottled 05.09.2012, BBE 05.09.2037lusikka (7813) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Aroma is nice with peaty notes, smoke and hints of licorice. Flavour has salty licorice, peaty notes and smoke. Quite strong on islay whisky and almost nothing else. Some stinging alcohol (or whisky) also occurs.
330 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Pours a black colour with a small head. Aroma is really intense with roasted malts, peat, tar and whiskey. Flavour of roasted malts, green apples, peat, grassy hops, coffee and some vanilla. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel and a long, lingering, peaty, malty finish. Heavy stuff indeed - if you don’t like Islay, this beer isn’t for you.
Black colour, not too much head. Aroma is smoke, peat, some liquorice, alcohol and mild smoked wooden notes. Flavour is peat, mild smoked wet wood, some liquorice and mild alcohol.