rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2008
(Draught at Bishops Arms, Avenyn, Göteborg). Almost black, brown head. Chocolate and tar aroma. Quite bitter flavor, cocoa, hops, tar, licorice, smoky and a bit sourish. anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2008
Draught @ Bishops Arms, Malmö. Pours a very dark ruby color with a small off-white head. Roasted malty chocolate aroma with some nice hoppy hints, also some weak hints of smoke. Roasted malty and slightly smoky flavor with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty finish. Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2008
(Draught) Pours deep reddish brown. The aroma is of light smoke, liquorice and tar. The undertones are fruity and a bit roasted with some grapefruit hints and maybe some pears and apples. The flavour is malty, light pepper spicy with some liquorice and smoke. Also notes of dark caramel and chocolate. The mouthfeel is fat and a bit oily. Some grapefruit in the flavour as well. Medium full bodied. Strange but good. Furseth (2165) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2008
Draught at the brewery: Dark red colour,with a light brown head. Aroma is coffee,smokey,malty,flowery, and has a nice caramely nose in the end. Flavor is almost the same, nice caramely mouth feeling. Medium body, and a nice medium caramely finish. Svesse (8731) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2007
(Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm, 7 Dec 2007) Dark brown colour with brief, pale brown head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of chocolate, dark fruit, wild berries and a hint of smoke. Roasted taste with tobacco, dark chocolate, coffee and a hint of smoke. Slight notes of acicidty in the finish. Very nice beer with an interesting mix of a belgian ale and a dry stout.
ekstedt (6944) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2007
Draught at the Rover, Göteborg, Sweden. Deep reddish brown with a firm creamy beige head. Fruity malts, with subtle earthy and yeasty notes, and a clear smoked touch. Medium bodied and very smooth. Dry with a moderate bitterness. Did not appreciate the smokiness, without it I could have really liked this one. rickgordon (3878) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2007
On draught at Bishops Arms, Västra Hamngatan, Göteborg.
Dark brown colour with a tint of red. Pale brown head. Very light Belgo-yeasty in aroma with toast malt and a number of "darker" sensations. A hodgepodge of flavours here and a big, chewy mouthfeel. Bit salty and licoricy. Smoke and hops in balance. Good solid malty with a touch of toastiness. The Belgian profile is very subtle. Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2008 Sample from tap. Julölsprovning at Haket, Göteborg. Reddish dark brown color with a light brown head. Aroma of belgian yeast, spices, roasted malt, smoke, coffee and dried fruits. Tastes of roasted sweet malt, yeast, nuts, spices, smoke, sourness, bitter chocolate, alcohol, coffee. Medium to full bodied. ante (3373) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2007
Draught at Glenfiddich Warehouse 68, Stockholm. POurs out in a dark reddish brown colour with a low sticky beige foam. Spicy and yeasty aroma of licorice, nutmeg, smoke, alcohol, berries and over-riped banana. Full-bodied with aspicy and warminf flavour of smoke, salt, licorice, wood, alcohol and nuts. Long spicy and semi-dry finish of licorice, cedar-wood, neutral yeast, orange-peels and alcohol. larsniclas (7187) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2007
Draught at Bishops Arms, V Hamngatan, Gothenburg.
Dark brown with a small, beige head.
Soruish and pretty yeasty aroma with some salty licorice.
Slightly acidic flavour with roasted, spicy and smoked flavour. Fine maltiness with some coffee and licorice.