goozen (4071) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2012 Bottle at Winterbierfestival, Gouda: Almost black coloured brew with taste of roasted malts, vanilla and caramel and a good sweetbitter finish. Plovmand (8312) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle traded with Borresteijn. Thanks a bunch! As my rating no. 4500. It pours pitch black with a creamy tan head. The aroma is hard roasted malt, light peat, liquorice and bitter coffee. The flavour is roasted and bitter with strong notes of liquorice and bitter coffee. Long bitter roasted finish. Very nice. Borresteijn (7078) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2012
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Black colour, yellow-brown head. Aroma of moccha, sweet rye, chocolate, sweet roasted malts, cabbage, light peat. Flavour is sweet, malty, rye, chocolate, earth and peat, moccha and chocolate bitter finish with some forest fruits, with an earthy bitter linger. Medium bodied. Nice.tderoeck (9724) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
Earlier Rating: 10/5/2011 Total Score: 3.7
On tap at ’t Arendsnest. Says it’s peated. Black colour, creamy beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malts, alcohol, peat, light salty, bitter cocoa powder. Flavour is hard roasted malt, bitter chocolate, cocoa, light dark fruits, bit of peat, salt, sour cream, very dry bitter roasted finish. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied. Good.
18/VIII/2012 33cl bottle @ 3de Gents Bierfestival (Gent) - BB: n/a (2012-955) Martinus (4601) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
Clear very dark brown to almost black beer, aery beige to brown head, pretty stable, non adhesive. Aroma: mocha, coffee, caramel, dusty, some dried fruits, bit of smoke. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: coffee, dark chocolate, mocha, dried fruits, caramel, bit sweet. Aftertaste: dry hoppy, coffee, overripe fruits, cocoa powder, bit sugary, more coffee, dark chocolate.
Black colour, firm tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, mocha, liquorice, caramel, dark chocolate. Light bitter flavour, light sour note, some sweetness. Quite full body. Rather sweet finish, lots of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate.
Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 5, 2013
(Sample from 33cL bottle @ GBF3, Gent)
Tap @ De Drie Dorstige Herten. Black colour, medium brown head. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate, bit of vanilla and a slight sourness. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, oats, some smokiness. Bitter, roasty finish. I like this. TheJvd (1291) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a brown head. Aroma is big chocolate, coffee, some red fruit and some roast. Taste is more coffee and roast with a long aftertaste of chocolate, alcohol and roast. Medium body and carbo. Would be even better with a bit more body, but overall a very nice beer. Sureshpa (397) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2013
Aroma: Coffee, floral, sweet Appearance: Black brown, little foam, little lacing Taste: Really indie taste, coffee, roasted yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is mild smoked, toffee malty and light caramelish. Dark malty, smoked and overripe fruity caramelish. Bitter and dark toffee malty. Liqourice too. Dark and roasted malty. Bitter and light herbal into the finish.DutchDrebus (6002) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2014
Earlier Rating: 5/3/2012 Total Score: 3.1
33 cL bottle at Arendsnest. Pours pitch black with a one finger thick, creamy and tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Light liqourice and vague smoked. Dense malty, hardroasted towards light acidic. Burned and slight astringent. Thick malty and dry into the finish.
Tap @ tap takeover @ van Moll. Pitch black with a medium to big sized light brown head. Smells roasty, chocolate, coffee and a hint of peat. Tastes chocolate, very roasty, peat, wood. Nice. Medium to full body, nice carbo.