argo0 (14012) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 20, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Medium brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some rye, coffee, light bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, chococoffee, some grapefruit/earthy, light rye. Medium-full body, low carbonation, fairly smooth.
Scopey (14009) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CGarvie tasting. It pours very dark with a small beige head. The nose is light roasted malt, dark fruit, berry and earth. The taste is rather fruity as well, dried fruit, berry, bitter-sweet aspect, light roast, spice, brown bread, cocoa and some alcohol warmth. Medium+ body and moderate carbonation. Good balance and flavour. Rather drinkable.
HenrikSoegaard (13827) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at CBC. Creamy lightbrown excellent fully lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Fantastic wonderfull complex heavy bitter flavior. Long great finish. Outstanding palate. World class beer.
Borup (13594) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Mikkeller bar. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, coffee and licorice.
Christian (13339) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Copenhagen Beer Festival, May 2012. Black with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with chocolate, a fine touch of coffee and a fruity note. Sweet and full bodied dark malty flavour with lots of chocolate and a citrus hoppy finish
Drake (13301) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Half liter bottle from Oak Tree Buy Rite, S. Plainfield. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large frothy dark brown head. Good head retention. Roasted malt, chocolate, rye aroma with some fruitiness. The taste is strong rye, nuts, roast, honey, chocolate and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Quite tasty.
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours opaque with a large, creamy and lightly bubbly tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast, earthy, and chocolate malt, figs, prunes, and raisin esters with earthy and woody hops. Flavor is malt dominant, lightly sweet dark chocolate, earthy and spicy rye, prune and licorice notes with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
Dogbrick (12596) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Ale Wine & Spirits in Powell on 08/09/2012. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lace on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and hops. Medium to full body with a roasty malt character and notes of hops, coffee and anise. The finish is mildly bitter coffee and licorice. Above average Porter overall.
Stuu666 (12501) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is toffee, chocolate, roasted, taste is similar, peppery, bitter.
kermis (12485) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at Nieuwjaarsborrel thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, rye, malt, overripe dark fruits. Flavor is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.