klas (411) - - DEC 2, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. 30 SEK. Lots of hop and mallts in a well balanced style. Tested yesterday evening at the yearly Winter/Christmas seasonal brew testing (Winner). Very good!
Nicke80 (660) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2017
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2017 33 cl bottle from systembolaget, 2016 edt. Pours black with little head. Coffee aroma with coffee and roasted cocoa taste.
knasputte78 (661) - SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Svart och nästan stilla. Djup men ändå snäll smak. Rostade toner med lite kallt kaffe. Trevlig
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Malin_aiisa (1047) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark, black, brown head
Aroma of chocolate coffe, cherries
Taste nice, chocolate, slight thin texture. Some strange finish.
finol (3293) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, best before Dec 2014. thanks vjohans.
Aroma of nuts and dark chocolate.
Taste of red wine, cacao, and some dark fruits.
hackobock (3932) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
August 31, 2016. Bottle.
Dark brown with a large tan head.
Aroma is roasted, sweet and slight salty with dark bread, some chocolate, licorice, some spicy notes of black pepper and earthy bay leaf, dark berries, leather, some resin and pine. Taste is light to medium sweet, slight salty, roasted bitter
Finish is medium bitter roasted, light salty licorice notes, with a some dark berry and bready sweetness, hints of chocolate and ash. Medium to full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation.
OminouSC2 (594) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown color. Roasted aromas, heavy malt, brown sugar, honey, coffee. Sweet tasting, brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malt, some coffe. Roasted, bitter finish. Really good.
Christos (5440) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Mohawk Blizzard Imperial Porter (2012-)) Bottle 330 ml at home, thanks to Nische! Vintage 2013, served into a snifter, ABV 9.7%
Black coloured body with a huge and very thick, beige head sitting on top, very good retention.
Aroma of oats, liquorice, honey, plums, light roasted malts, molasse.
Nice taste with roasted malts, chocolate, oats, light liquorice, honey, light dark coffee on the finish.
Medium to thick body with soft carbonation.
vjohans (744) - SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2015
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
alcohol, chocolate, roasty, cereal, coffee, herbs, smoke, vanilla, black, hazy, tan foam, light sweetness, very bitter, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, long finish, bitter, needs more complexity to be great. Meh
RickFifty (1200) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep brown color, light brown head. Sweet licorice nose, coffee, vanilla, brown sugar, roasted malt. Rich malty taste, coffee, sweet, well balanced. Full body, soft carbonation, creamy texture.
Bov (12556) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
courtesy of Antonio Rey, Winter 2013 edition - almost black beer with no head retention; light roasted aroma of coffee, vanilla and Grappa; sweet, full-bodied, late but solid bitterness; the finish shows notes of chocolate, figs and more vanilla; some warming alcohol presence