Bov (12371) - Bienne, - NOV 10, 2015
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
from Erzbierschof - pitch black beer with a moderate foam left; strong roasted aroma of pralines, cacao and licorice; strong malt backbone, very sweet, oily and hugely bitter; decently dry, very roasted and long chocolaty finish with more notes of licorice and tobacco; strong warming alcohol notes - beautiful !
Geiserich (4329) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 2, 2017
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
0,25l bottle at Linz Tasting: Almost black volor, no head. Aroma is liquorice, alcohol, coffee, earty, cacao, soy sauce. Flavor is burnt malt, chocolate, cacao, soy sauce. Very nice brew.
tmrmwel (1925) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2017
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, enjoyed alongside the BrewDog and Mikkeller versions. Pours pitch black, with almost no head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, with liquorice and wood. Full, creamy body, with soft carbonation. Flavour is dark roasted malts, with liquorice and wood, and lingering roasted malty notes of caramel and toffee.
Sebilinz (2093) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 28, 2017
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Thanks to Geiserich. Black body with tan head. Aroma is roasted malts vanilla honey dried fruits.Taste is nearly the same Aftertaste is nice balanced
Saeglopur (1931) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JAN 28, 2017
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
250 ml bottle shared by Geiserich, thanks!
Black body, with almost no head.
Aroma of melting dark chocolate, smoke, coffee, liquorice, cocoa, barrel, some dark fruits.
Tastes quite similar, with more booze.
Medium, oily mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation.
Finishes Roastbeef, medium dry, with coffee, cocoa, liquorice, subtle dark fruits.
Very nice. Not too heavy for the ABV, quite smooth. Well balanced, with diverse, dark roasty notes. Not among my favourite style examples, but a lovely sipper.
Werckmeister (2562) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 28, 2017
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,25l bottle at Linz Tasting shared by Geiserich, big thanks. Brewed 29.11.2012. BB 11/2017. black color, small coffee colored head. smells bitter herbal, earthy, bit milky, some alcohol, licorice, some chocolate. ok smell, bit alcoholic. full body, light carbonation, rather oily mouthfeel. tastes of alcohol, bitter herbal, warming, spices, peppery, chocolate, licorice. finishes rather alcoholic warming with notes of spices, chocolate and licorice. decent but rather boozy stuff. thanks for sharing. quite heavy.
Kavu (4451) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2017
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
0,25l bottle shared with wiosna @ Pikkulintu. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is slightly grainy roasted malts with alcohol. Flavor is sweet roasted malts, burnt caramel, chocolate, alcohol and hops. Exquisite.
SuperTiti33 (864) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2017
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Ultra noire. Nez intense de chocolat et de liqueur de café. Corps intense et liquoreux. Chaleur d'alcool très sucré. Bonne amertume. Torréfié. Liqueur de café. Un peu fruité. Vanillé. Caramel. Chocolat fourré. Truffe. Légère touche de fumé. Un gros dessert.
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MelvinKalksma (1311) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2017
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate, molasses, mocha, bread, roasted malts and coffee.
Opaque black beer with a slight dark brown head.
Starts heavy sweet with malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate, molasses and mocha; ends slightly bitter and dry with bread, roasted malts and coffee.
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Insanely sweet flavour at the start with loads of dark fruit and chocolate. Not overly sweet, especially if you do not take too much at once. Had a four year old bottle, so the roasted malts probably are more dominant. Could have been thicker, but the flavour is great.
ElDesmadre (3625) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 28, 2016
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Walnut cream, port wine, lots of dark fruit - plums, cherries, blackberries - dark chocolate coated wafers, espresso, tobacco and subtle pumpernikel. Lovely aroma. Lots of alcohol in the taste. Boozy, maybe not really thrown out of balance but still the alcohol makes its way through the body, essentially destroying any sense of fullness and flavour depth. The flavour disappoints, as it is essentially flattened down and simplified, a mere shadow of the aroma. Merely a good beer, while I was hoping for much more.
creppyiceman (674) - POLAND - DEC 22, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
( 4 years old bottle)
Aroma:roasted malt,soy souce,dark fruity notes..
Appearance:black color,small head.
Taste:sweet,flavour of roasted malt,sweet chocolate,coffee and dark fruits,dry roasty finish.
Palate:medium to full body,low carbonation.
Overall:Tasty brew but even after 4 years of aging its not mindblowing.