aleksander9 (1633) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2016
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with creamy brown head. Vanilla, cherries, chocolate and banana. Sweet, dry and spicy finish. Overall: great aroma
mmargarucci (342) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - MAR 12, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark black with espresso color head. Aroma is filled with dar chocolate and vanilla. Taste is complex chocolate, caramel, vanilla and even some sourness from dark fruit. Really complex and interesting.
Sebilinz (2282) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 11, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black body with tan head. Aroma is chocolate and cocoa with caramel and vanilla and also some alcohol. Taste ís chocolate and cocoa with hints of caramel and vanilla. Aftertaste is nice sweet and bitter. Nice one
mandaritto (244) - LATVIA - MAR 11, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
This was very pleasant brew. Hight roastiness level. Some raisins, plums and chocolate. ABV is also quite nice. Loved it!
ABS (1039) - Stokke, NORWAY - MAR 10, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Pours very dark brown, close to black. Tiny brown head, doesn’t even cover the entire surface. Alcohol, liquorice, wood nose. Very sweet, with balancing bitterness. Dark chocolate, caramel, vanilla, wood, coffee, red fruit, plum, liquorice flavour. Full, thich body. Soft carbonation. Good. Maybe a bit overwhelming. Best at room temperature!
tarmok (1406) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 6, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
black liquid with brown head. aroma of oak barrel, toffee, vanilla. taste is heavy sweet, light bitter, light sour, rye bread, chocolate, toffee. full body, oily, average carbonisation, long finish.
weihenweizen (3674) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 4, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a snifter. Coal black with medium light brown head. Aroma is fudge, medium body, medium carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is rich chocolate, dark malt, some herbal hops, and some anise.
PotjeBier (3113) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Beer Temple, sample size. Black color, quite dense brown head, good retention. Aroma’s: roasted, sweet, red fruit, alcoholic. Retronasal it’s alcohol upfront, some acetone/spiritus even, roasted, red fruit, sweet. Flavor is rather sweet, fruity, roasted. Medium bodied. Finishes sweetish and with roast, which leads to a roasted bitter finish.
edgallow (4096) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle pours black with a brown head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, toffee, fruit. Taste is coffee, licorice, chocolate and grain.
Vells (1808) - Rīga, LATVIA - FEB 27, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bold imperial porter. Deep roasted malts, intense dark choco in coffee, strong dark dried fruits, quite vinous, nice wood touch, some licorice. Moderate sweet with moderate bitterness and light tartness.
Very well balanced top level sipper