Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2017
Bottle from Knightley Spirits in Orlando. Shared with Edgar at Universal hotel room. Small glasses. Pours a very dark porter-like color with a small off-white head. Good aroma with smoked malts, chocolate, dark grains, and slight peat. The taste is a combination of the smoked malts and the peatiness with dark grains up front. Very mild tasting compared to the bold look. Nice chocolate and slight caramel in the malts as well. Light body and malty finish.
Bottled (backlog). Rubyish black colour with a small beigeish brown head, that leaves lace. Aroma is roasted malts, some smoked wet wooden notes as well as mild grassy notes. Flavour is smoked wood, mild ashes as well as some slight floral and earthy notes. Mild tart wooden notes to it as well. Lowenbrau (4135) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2016
Bottle @ "Frikicata Cervezorama", Sr. Lúpulo, Gijón. 24-01-2015.Minderbinder (3469) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2016
BBD: May 2015. Batch: 140424051.
Pours quite dark with nice tan head. Short head retention, some lacing. Some smoky nose, tart and roasty notes. Light to medium body, average carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is roasty, some sour, smoked (subtle), dry aftertaste. Quite enjoyable.
Pours dark brown/black with low beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of smoke, malt, chocolate, metal. Taste is of smoke, malt, acidity, metal, fruits. Palate: Full bodied, soft carbonation. Overall: OK. Not really outstanding. mathieuc (3945) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 15, 2016
Pours a really dark brown with a small offwhite head that leaves good lacing. Nose is of burnt cereals, ash and slight grapes. Taste is more wheat, smoke, ash and other husky cereals. Body is medium and carbonation moderately high. I thought it was alright but I wouldn’t pick it up again. One and done. czar (8996) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2016
pours unclear light brown with a small reviving light beige cap offering some lacing. dusty cigarettes, toasted lightly torrefied grains, burnt caramel and toffee, ashes, smoked wheat, some berries, clean. moderate carbonation, light body - oily; semi-sweet woodsy and lightly smoked finish. nice gratzer!
tom10101 (6037) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2016
Bottle (22 oz) shared at tasting. Thanks czar! Dark brown with a small beige head leaving good lacing. Aroma is of toasted malt, earthy-mineral notes, spruce, muddy, roasty notes, smokey notes and moderate spiciness. Taste is muddy, mineral-earthy, toasted malts, roasted malt and mild roast bitterness. Light body, a bit watery. Medium carbonation. Thin. Muddy finish. Starting to show some signs of oxidation. JulienHuxley (5792) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2016
Bottle shared. Opaque dark pour with frothy off white head. Aroma is muddy, earthy, woody, light mushrooms, oxidized. Taste is sprucy, watery, burnt, roasty, light iodine. Palate is light bodied with light carbonation. Ok. oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
Pours a golden orange with fluffy head. Aromas of citrus, coriander, and a touch of smoke. Saline to start with, then coriander notes and finishes with some tart. Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2016
On tap at Culpeppers. Nice smoked malt aroma. Caramel with a lot of molasses and coffee. Dark brown-black opaque with creamy tan lacing head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Moderate malt taste, a little sourness. A little sweet but not overly so. Dry bitter smoky finish with light nutty after. hayduke (5188) - Eureka, California, USA - MAR 19, 2016
From a 22 oz bottle. Pours a very dark mahogany black with a tan head. Good lacing. Nose of roasted malts with a smoke earthiness. Light to medium body. Flavor is a dark smokiness with some unusual almost must tastes. Different but OK.