larsga (7478) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big brown head. Opaque black body goes hazy dark brown at edges.
Roasty earthy dusty aroma with metallic notes. Dry-sweet roasty
earthy toasted rice taste with lacquer and spice notes. Full-bodied.
Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish earthy licorice and toasted rice
aftertaste with mealy alcoholic notes. Quite nice, but a bit harsh
and dense. (0.33l bottle, from Systembolaget, Torp.)
kokkenrolv (348) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, dark caramel, cardamom, cinnamon, wood. Black, clear, small firm light brown head. Medium/heavy sweetness, taste is cocoa, dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee, dark licorice. Full body, silky mouthfeel, long sweet, woody and roasted aftertaste. Very big and complex, beautiful beer.
gunnfryd (14661) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
KRS 140315. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, burned, sugar, chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, licorice, chocolate, sugar. Very nice beer.
Florya (1996) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
How : bottle Appearance : almost black, small tan head. Aroma : dark caramel, wood, vanilla, coffee. Palate : medium body, soft carbonation.
Erasmus_ro (2820) - Alabama, USA - AUG 17, 2015
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, BBE 24/10/16. Pours a dark brown, black with a latte head. Aroma is coffee, strong cacao, cocoa, chocolate, roast. Light earthiness, honey. Taste is roast, some coffee, liquorice, more of it, light earthiness, tad honey. Too light.
Dedollewaitor (15914) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Trade with Hackobock. Thanks Jacob. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Very roasted and dry with notes of licorice, smoke and tar. Dry roasted finish with some warming alcohol. Smooth and full bodied. Old school. Quite heavy!
Rasmus40 (19371) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget Web Shop. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, hard roasted malt and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 150715
Gaultier (1688) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample @ En Öl & Whiskymässa, Gothenburg 25/4-15. Roasted malt and coffee with som hops. The finish is dry and roasted with notes of coffee.
Nordcore (1415) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33 cl. Black with a minimal lightbrown head. Nice chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Medium sweet, light bitter with a nice soft chocolate end.
Turtles (2466) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Dark liquid tan head. Aroma: burnt malt, smoked ham, honey vanilla. The taste is sweet, soft and bitter a lovely creamy liquid. Espresso, toffee, marshmallow, sweet dried dark fruit, milk chocolate and soy. After taste is bitter-sweet and warm. Perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness amongst the malts and hops. Nice to get the spirit of Christmas in May!