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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Draft at Torst- lovely black with blood red highlights around the glass- The barrel aspects meld wonderfully with the underlying deliciously smooth stout- strong, sweet- yet not cloying- with the big roasted tones balancing everything out and the port mellowing what is left with some merlot/vineous notes- my only complaint was an unpleasant lacker/medicinal/pheonlic type aromatic at the way end when it was pretty warm- note, torst served it at proper temp, warmer to begin with- but thats it- otherwise, wonderful.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Korcz (2220) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 18, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Mega smooth, czekolada, Porto, gładkie, gęste, moc.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3504) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2016
Bottle thanks to Colin from way back. Finally had a reason to crack this. Solid all round beer. Very prune and raisin forward stuff with a fairly juicy, sticky and dried fruit focus throughout. Non barrel is my preferred drop.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arsol (1072) - NORWAY - OCT 15, 2016
Svart farge med tynt beige skum. Lukter kaffe , kakao, vanilje. Smaker alkohol sjololade en anelse kaffe. God lang sjokoladepreget avslutning.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (7570) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle thanks to kbudd19! Pours inky black, small bubbly black head, dissipates leaving a bit of a ring and some lacing. Aroma is molasses, vinous, cocoa, anise. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, vinous cocoa, hints of oak tannins, molasses, star anise. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Whoah.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathan30533 (1020) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Just not barking up my tree. Too smokey and bourbon combo and that overwhelms the character. I can see where some would enjoy... Not my personal favorite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16328) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 8, 2016
On tap @ Harrys Hofbrau - San Leandro. Black in color with a thin layer of tan foam. Aroma is an interesting mix of roasted malt, ash, smoke, and jammy currant. A lot of vinous, dark fruit qualities, too. Sweet wine, some black cherry, and blackberry. Definitely get a boozy quality here. Light carbonation but pretty substantial in terms of the body. A somewhat bitter finish with coffee, roast, smoke, and dark chocolate. Interesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (12576) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 28, 2016
[5/15/16] Bottle at Himmeriget in Copenhagen. Black with a tan head. Complex aroma of port, chocolate, dark fruits, roast, a bit of booziness, smoky note. Sweet flavor, a bit boozy, with chocolate, port, dark fruits, wood, vanilla, and a light chili hint. Full-bodied. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (730) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black pour with no head. Aroma is liquorice and tare. Taste is bitter with tobacco and liquorice. Medium carbonation

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (13071) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, spice, dried fruit and licorice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (9871) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle@Himmeriget, Copenhagen - black pour thin tan head. Rich and complex dark malty aroma and taste, big chocolate and dark dried fruits, some caramel sweetness, oily palate, complex and bold, port infused wooden barrel nuances, so rich and complex, amazing stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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