jonas (7611) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle. Black, red shine, Brown cream with lace. Perfumed hop aroma, licorice, roast. Medium body, velvet mouthfeel. Full on aromatic hop on roast and licorice flavor. Strong flavors, well balanced and not too cloying. larsga (7564) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2015
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.) Nisse666 (7519) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
Bottle Ekstedts jul kul 2012 2012-12-15
AR: heavy roasted malt, sour coffee, wee citric, saltlicorice,
AP: dark brown, frothy fizzy head
F: fizzy, salt salt licorice, pinapple, old butter, grape fruit, coffey. mjs (7467) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
(Bottle, 0.5 l - BBE 130813, from Systembolaget, 20130406) The beer poured almost black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had roasted malts, hops, liquorice and sweetness. Palate was full bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, liquorice, sweetness, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy, roasty and bitter. A good hoppy imperial stout. SaintMatty (7408) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2012
500ml Bottle - Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and soapy hops in the aroma. Chocolately, roasted, hoppy and slightly sweet taste with notes of coffee, chocolate and soapy hops standing out. Smooth, easy to drink. It certainly doesn’t taste as strong as 9.7%.
olsvammel (7241) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle from Systembolaget. Smella nd taste of chocolate, coffee, roated notes and soy sauce. Well hidden alcohol. Fruity finish. Easy to drink despite the high ABV. would have liked a bit thicker body, but besides that a very nice beer. VastActiv (7235) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 0.5l, thanks to mjs. Colour is black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, licorice, hoppiness and roasted malts. larsniclas (7101) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2012
Sampled at SBWF12
Black with a beige head.
Barnyard-aroma with roasted, milky maltiness.
Smooth and milky palate.
Roasted with some flowery hoppiness. McTapps (6899) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle. The beer has got a deep black colour with a steady smooth head and smooth body. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste of chocolate, woods, oak, barley, malt, coffee and cream. Tasty intense finish. Enjoyed it. ekstedt (6844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of gnoff. Dark brown, medium beige head. Coffee and chocolate aroma with strong piney and perfumy hops, and some liquorice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Semi dry, medium bitterness.