tiong (7342) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2012
650ml bottle from BierkompassPapsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2012
Pours pitch black with a massive bubbly head that just keeps on coming. Aroma of roasted malts, salty licorice, black coffee and espresso notes. Taste is roasty with notes of licorice, leather and sweet salty notes. Finish is roasty, slightly bitter and salty. Nice, quite slick porter.
Bottle 65 cl. Pours pitch black with a rich and lively beige head. Soft, sweetish roast aroma, a little coffee. Medium body, deep roast but doesn’t really feel burned at all. Great coffee and dark chocolate accents with a roasty finish. Carbonation is a little aggressive but otherwise a very pleasant Porter. 060712 DutchDrebus (6034) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2012
Bottle @ joes. Pitch black, opaque colour with a gigantic, living, light brown, mocca head. Smells coffee, roasty. Some chocolate, but mostly the burned malts. Tastes very roasty, coffee, very bitter, even some tar, ash and earth. Can’t believe it’s only 6%. Great taste! Full body, active carbo. Benzai (15926) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2012 650ml bottle shared by Joes. Pitch black opaque color, huuuuuuuge light brown head. Smell malts, roasted malts, light to moderately burned malts, coffee, chocolate and moccha. Taste roasted and burned malts, very strong moccha and chocolate flavors! Too high, fizzy carbonation, medium body. JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2012 Bottle, courtesy of Papsø, thanx. Opaque black with a beautiful, huge, foamy head. Aroma is a littl one-dimensionel with notes of roast and licorice. Taste is better and deeper: Sweet malty, light roast, milky coffee, smooth bitterness, fruity notes. Sweetish finish, body feels light.
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 29, 2012
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo, NY. dark black pour. Big roast & chocolate notes in the aroma. medium to fuller mouthfeel. Chocolate & roasted malts in the flavor. Enjoyable porter Yorker (2007) - Herning, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2012
(Beware! Total gusher. I didn’t even get the cap entirely off before beer was pouring out. Open over or in the sink) 66 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with some sediment and an enormous mocha head that slowly fades leaving a little lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, vanilla. Taste is roasted malt, bitter coffee, and a little ash. olio (10372) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 22, 2012
65 cl bottle.stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUN 18, 2012
Pours pitch black color with a huge growing foamy head. Almost as active as some De Molen brews. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, some fruits, mild hops and dark berries. A bit of vegetables also. Flavor of toasted malts, dry dark chocolate, fruit notes, caramel and toffee, ashy wood, earth and some sourish berry notes. Very high carbonation, a bit thin palate, long fruity and malty dry finish.
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Pours a pitch black beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, roasted and slate. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness. Overall an average beer. Pinball (12167) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
pitch dark, huge smooth light brown head.
dusty yeasty and hoppy aroma. faint roasted malts. flavor is roasted malty.