Brewed by Mohawk Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Göteborg, Sweden


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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Black Rocket är en Porter i modern amerikansk stil. Det är en mycket fyllig och smakrik öl med rostade toner av kaffe, choklad och en aning lakrits som balanseras av en komplex maltighet med inslag av bröd, kakor och karamell. Ovanpå detta har stora mängder aromahumle använts som ger toner av gräs, nötter, och citrusfrukt. Receptet är inspirerat av de stora fylliga och humlerika pubölen på amerikas västkust, och har sedan kompletterats med mer rostad malt för att göra en porterversion i denna stil. Vi har använt åtta olika maltsorter och amerikansk och kontinental humle i denna kraftiga Porter.
2009-2010, 2014 brewed at Slottskällans Bryggeri. 2012 brewed at de Proef brewery. From 2015 brewed at own plant at Vega Bryggeri.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Atom (2346) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 16, 2016
12oz bottle pours a dark brown/black with a medium pale tan head. Aroma of scotch tape piney hops, roasted malt, and chocolate malt. Taste of roasted malt, dry bitter earthy hops, and chocolate, finishing with more bitterness. It’s a solid Porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (7560) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 9, 2016
Appearance: Hazy orange golden color with a fine tan head. Nice lacing.
Aroma: Roasted and coffee with a fine intensity.
Palate: Medium + body. Ok balance between sweetness and bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Roasted, licorice, coffee and a fine hoppy tail.
Overall impression: Lovely powerful beer!
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Bankkvartalet in Trondheim, Norway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (5047) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 31, 2016
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order. Pitch black color, good brownish foam. Medium aroma intensity; roasty, malt, leather,dark choclate and some licorice. Medium body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance. Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1884) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2016
Close to black body with a large, creamy, light-brown, very long-lived head on top. Dry, malty and strong aroma of dark roasted malt, coffee, ash and cigarettes. Strong flavour of dark roasted malt, coffee, ash, cigarettes and tobacco, with yeasty hints and faint fruits in the back. Light sweet taste with a long-lasting moderate bitter finish. Mid-bodied, dry and with a soft carbonation. A nice one.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 3 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABS (1014) - Stokke, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2016
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Dark brown. Brown head. Roasted malt and coffee nose. Some alcoho. Dark chocolate. Coffee, malt flavour. Leaves. Dry. Bitter. Medium to a bit thin body. Soft to flat carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (1526) - FINLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Tap @ O’Connells. Pours black with a beige head. Roasted, caramel, cocoa aroma. Roasted, cocoa flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9947) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2015
Tap @ Olutravintola Konttori.
Pours dark ruby red color with a thick off-white head. Roasty malty aroma with hints of toffee and caramel, some mood cocoa too. Very pleasant velvety smooth palate, malty, slightly chocolaty flavor with mild hop bitterness. Maybe some mild orange also on the aftertaste. Quite pleasant and quaffable. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (9335) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Draught at Malmö Craft Beer Festival 2015. Low fluffy and quickly disappearing brown head. Pitch black body. Powerful hoppy coffe spicy roasted malt liquorice aroma and flavor with a high carbonation and a long finish. Tasty, well balance with a fair amount of hops bitterness and alcohol level.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (19255) - P´Castle, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2015
50cl bottle from VsXsV, many thanks! Pours very dark brown colour with a huge good lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, some chocolate and molasse. Taste is very roasty, sweet chocolate, some coffee and vanilla, delicious!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (3460) - NORWAY - SEP 14, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 14.09.15. Ebony. Brown head and lacing. Fine aroma of black malt and citrus, Similar taste, also with pine and grass. Surprisingly well-balanced. Could also have passed as a Black IPA.

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