rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2004
Black, brownish head. Aroma from coffee and licorice, but also with some nuts. Flavor is coffee, cocoa and licorice, Bitter finish chrisv10 (18735) - DENMARK - MAR 21, 2010
Bottle. Dark brown body with tan head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. TBone (18565) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 4, 2004
Bottled (Helsinki Beer Festival 2004)jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Black opaque. Creamy coffee brown head with bubbles. Caramel, roasted malt aroma. Very smooth and creamy mouthfeel, like drinking velvet. Slightly alcoholic aftertaste, otherwise ABV is not noticed.
Almost black pour with some browns. Nose is caramel and coffee malts. Taste is crisp, sweet cream and cocoa. Rated 1/8/01 FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 25, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 330ml bottle (Systembolaget, Sweden) (6:5:8:4:15=3.8)
yngwie (17284) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2006
Jet black, beige head. Soft sweet creamy gentle coffee aroma. Pleasant carbonation, very soft creamy coffee palate. A touch sweet, but a really good rich burntness. Both quite heavy, but also refreshing - doesn’t feel like an 8% beer at all. Some bite to the hops to accompany the burntness. Finish is cocoa-like, and with some hoppy tingle. Very tasty stout.
Rerate: 330ml bottle (Birofilia2014, Zywiec) (4:4:6:4:12=3.0)
Sour aroma. Tasted good though. Marduk should rerate!
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2011 Bottled. Almost black, with a tan head. Weak aroma with coffee, burnt malt, hints of licorice and chocolate. A mellow flavor with chocolate, coffee and roasted notes. Full-bodied, with a dryish, bitter finish. This must definately be one of the best Asian beers available. Rating: 8-5-8-4-15-4. 060801Ferris (17117) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle. A beautiful looking beer, more or less black in color and with a finger-thick, dense, light tan head. Roasted, licorice aroma with a touch of alcohol. Quite fruity too. The flavor too is really nice, sweet, with roasted malts, some dried fruits, a touch of warming alcohol and a hint of licorice. Full-bodied and smooth, really tasteful. A beer I love to repeat. 110827
Bottle - Dark malts and chocolate. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark roast and molasses, with a long sweet dark finish. Benzai (16928) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2013
Sampled from bottle thanks to Kermis @ Deanso. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized beige head that leaves nice lacing. Smell malts, roastyness, earthy. Taste malts, earthy, roasted malts, dark malts, slightly fruits. Medium body and carbonation. brokensail (16689) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Can @ AirBNB Palace. Black pour with a big tan head. Nice roasty, graham cracker, and dark chocolate. A touch of vanilla, light ash, and coffee. Not bad. Flavor is roasted malt, dark chocolate, and coffee. Some graham cracker sweetness, ash, and a touch of vanilla. Dedollewaitor (16545) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2008
62,5 cl. bottle: Black with a creamy brown head & lacings. Aroma is roasted malts & dark fruits (raisin). Chocolate, coffee & caramel roast. Medium, soft & smooth palate. Great!