Dermi (1192) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 7, 2016
50 cl, bottled. Pours black with a small tanned head. Aroma: Roasted malt, smoke, rye bread, alcohol. Taste: Medium sweet, roasted malt, smoke, coffee, leather. Rye bread. Mild alcohol. Palate: Medium body, oily feel. Average carbonation. Tranquillity (2461) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2016
Bottled. Black opaque. Beige head. The aroma is smoky, the taste is amazing. Smoke, malt, port wine and fruits. Wow! Werckmeister (3240) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 19, 2016
0,1l from bottle at Craft Bier Fest Wien shared with Saeglopur. dark brown color, small tan head. smells of dark fruits, earthy, some peat, spices, bit milky, light raisins. overall nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of caramel, some peat, spices, licorice, earthy, dried fruits, raisins, bit leathery. finishes lightly bitter with notes of leathery, peat and some earthy notes. quite good one, overall surprisingly smooth, but also rather heavy though. Saeglopur (2241) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - NOV 18, 2016
From bottle at CBF Wien.
PhillyCraft (7584) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Dark brown body, with a small, creamy, beige head.
Aroma of peat, cocoa, dark chocolate, some dark fruits, some coffee.
Tastes of dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, dried fruits, peat, some citrus, booze.
Full, creamy mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes roasty, citric, medium alcoholic, a bit wooden, with cocoa, subtle coffee.
Very nice. The nose is a bit too peaty for me, which I don’t like much, but the taste is really lovely, big, smooth and diverse. Quite heavy stuff, but a really enjoyable sipper.
BB log, Bottle in 2011-12 from Canals west Deptford, shared with Joe. Pours a pitch black color with one finger sized head. Smell and flavor of peat, smoked malt, nuts, dark fruit, and other candy sugar type sweetness but its also pretty smokey. Not my favorite style but alright
langeveld12 (576) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2016
Almost black very thick barley wine. Clear smoke and licorice on the nose, yet quite subtle. Dark roasted malts giving coffee, chocolate and roasted bitterness. Yet also sweetness and dried fruits. Smoke not too present. Alcohol well hidden. Wow! msbernac (2771) - Krakow, POLAND - OCT 17, 2016
Aroma-smoke, alcohol, fruits
Appearance-ruby, clear, tan foam,
Taste-medium bitterness, medium sourness, light sweetness,
Palate-full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish,
Overall-very good DSG (15035) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 15, 2016
[9/25/16] Draught sample at Borefts After Festival 2016 in Rotterdam. Brown. Smoky, peaty, malt, caramel. Sweet, light bitterish note. mariuspoenari (2850) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2016
Sampled at Borefts After Fest 2016, Kaapse. Dark caramel pour with a light tan head. Notes of dried fruit, peat, cherries, smoke. Medium body and carbonation and a bitter-sweet finish. Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2016
Bottle at first Wednesday tasting at De Molen. Clear dark brown pour. Aroma of spicy malts, slightly smokey, caramel, sugars. Flavor is quite sweet, slightly spicy and very well balanced. Thick body.