esp0r (2924) - NORWAY - MAY 9, 2015 TBone (17779) - Pori, - SEP 22, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 650ml (Bierkompass, no BB)
A bottle was a gusher, but I saved the most. Dark ruby color, huge brown head, lace. Coffee, toasted notes, some wood ro cellar, perhaps a bit milky aroma. Medium-bodied, but thinnish palate. Coffee beans, stale coffee, dark chocolate. Dry and short finish. Although not tart, perhaps there has been a minor infection as bottle is gushing slowly like Alvinne bottles.
Bottle shared with daje & edvard at The "Esp0r #2000 Weekend in The Woods" 2014gyllenbock (9328) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
Black, big ugly bubbled head. Smell of chocolate, dark malts, earth, hints of toast. Moderate sweet, quite dry, soil, earth, some coffee and chocolate. Moderate bitter. Good porter, quite plain flavor palate
Bottle from Bierkompass, bought in March 2013.
Black with a huge tan head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, licorice, some chocolate and coffee. Lighter than expected. Still drinkable although a bit old.
daje (4436) - NORWAY - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle from Kihoskh, shared with esp0r & edvard at The "Esp0r #2000 Weekend in The Woods" 2014. Black body, big brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, mild berry sourness, raisin. Taste is malty, coffee, licorice, mild smoke and acidic notes. Bittersweet finish of cherries, anise and roast. TimsRatings (421) - - AUG 7, 2014
I tap at Ridgewood (Raleigh).
Pours dark dark brown with a finger of head. Nice malty and caramel aroma, which carries over to the flavor...and hen the spices hit.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Beerhunter111 (21762) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2014
Dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade, Vanille. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Schokolade, würzig.
Idiosynkrasie (7711) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
650ml bottle [Slow gusher]. Darkest brown colour with huge, frothy to macropore, diminishing, moderately lacing, tan head. Chocolately dark malty aroma, notes of dark, alcohol soaked fruit, a dry tobacco touch. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolately dark malty, dry, minimally nuttily overtones, hints of tobacco, cedar, cigar box; dry finish, lively to fizzy carbonation. A beer with a high amplitude of of positive and negative features. Koelschtrinker (20772) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 4, 2014
Runder, dunkel malziger Antrunk, trocken. Starke Karbonisierung, das Malz bleibt trocken, leichte Schokoladennoten. Malziger, leicht vanilliger Abgang. 11/11/9/8/8/9 Prokroustis (745) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - SEP 8, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2013 Dark brown body, immense light brown head. Sweet malty aroma with caramel, coffee, liqueur, spices. Medium body, average carbonation. Nice relatively sweet flavour with coffee, caramel, brown sugar, some spices. Nice. SlackerMads (3433) - DENMARK - JUL 17, 2013
Bottle courtesy of nobleman Papsø. Slow gusher, produces a huge off white head when poured. Roasted, chocolate, cocoa, charcoal, grain. Light yeast in the nose. Taste is light/medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body, oily texture, lively carbonation. Too high carbonation, but still a damn fine porter. Would drink again very much, very solid for the abv. Inbreak (6318) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 12.07.2013, 0,66l bottle @ home:
This bottle must be the worst slooooowgusher I’ve ever had. The glass was filled with a fizzy head ONLY, almost instantly. The content of the bottle then slowly just kept growing and growing, even when the bottle was almost empty, it kept growing back out of the bottle. Aroma kind of stings in the nose from the masses of co2, dark malts, unripe banana, grass, coffee, cocoa. Taste is very fizzy and watery, dark malts, ashtray, burnt caramel, chocolate, burnt coffee. Medium bitterness, thin and harsh mouthfeel, masses of carbonation. Horrible!