jesperhammer (4825) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2011
03-NOV-2011, draft @Mikkeller on ØJ dag.
Almost black with no head.
Sweet roasted caramelly nose. Some malty fruitiness, but not a lot. A hint of vanilla? Anyway some faint spices.
Taste is slightly roasted and caramelly.
A bit thin and low on carbonation.
Not as impressed as I used to be with earlier vintages.
TBone (17779) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2011
Bottled 375ml (Alko, BB 08/2017?)JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2011
Almost opaque brown color, good creamy brown head, some lace. Chocolate, toasted malts, spices and Vodka-like alcohol in the nose. Medium-bodied. Candi sugar, chocolate and spices in the flavor and then overwhelming alcohol. Too raw, needs ageing but shows some potential.
Tap at Ørsted Ølbar, Cph: Black beer with a rather flat light brown head. Very aromatic with a little plum, some coffee, licorice, chocolate, soy sauce, butterscotch, wood. The taste is as big as the body, heavy and medium sweet bitter, very sticky in the mouth, softly carbonated and with a sensation of burning alcohol in the long slightly raw finish. Not bad, but hard to stomach more than 10-15 ml at 4 o’clock pm. Christian (13753) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
Near black with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruit, pine needles, cardemum and cinnamon. Sweet and spicy flavour with caramel and toffee and a slightly roasted finish lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2011
black with off white small head, Aroma, cantaloupe, melon, pepper, spiced, dried fruits, raisins, dusty, wheat, overrioe plums, prunes, cloves, molasses, floral, some honey, brown sugar, medium mouthfeel, taste is melon, some dry bitterness, roasted, light liquorice, spices, hard burnt malt, tingly,
MikaJuhani (28) - FINLAND - NOV 26, 2011
Nice roasty aroma, pours great brown head. Good strong balanced taste with good dose of hops. Medium body with creamy texture. Nice bitter finish.
Overall nice Belgian style strong ale but where is the xmas? suprchunk (2994) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Black pour. Big, light, tan/khaki colored head. Slowly falls leaving a coating of bubbles behind. Malty, carbonic aromas, with hints of chocolate. And sugar. Taste is malty, alcoholic, and a bit fruity. Not bad. A bit too hot, but it is nice on a cold day. heemer77 (5358) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Tap. Very cloudy medium brown colored body with a light brown sugar colored head. Fruity and doughy nose. There is also some cinnamon and clove. The taste is very sweet with some bread crust and apple core. Lots of cinnamon and some black pepper spice. This is like a spice cake type donut. Interesting. A nice warming boozy finish. omhper (25349) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2011
Bottled. Hazy dark brown, small head. Candy sugar and marzipan. Sweet and full bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Some caramel and nutmeg, only mild alcohol warmth. Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
Fairbar, Aarhus, DK.
Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and alcohol. Flavor with spices, fruit and roasted malt.