gnoff (9696) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle thanks to Nisse666! Sampled on March 8, 2012
BB 01-11-2012, marked 6.8% ABV
Clear very dark brown to black color, medium sized brown head. Grainy, malty, sweet scent. Sweet, grainy, malty taste. Medium a bit moussy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
Benzai (14653) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle courtesy of Joes. Note: old bottle, best before 01-11-2008. Pitch black color, small brown head. Smell malts, a hint of coffee, a little musty and hay. Smells like cow-food. Taste malts, musty, hint of coffee. Clearly a bottle that’s been left in the cellar for too long. Low to medium carbo and body.
PotjeBier (2865) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle from De Bierkoning. 2011 vintage (6.8%). Black color. Mocha colored head, some retention. Aroma’s: strong roasted malts, ground coffee. Flavor is roasted and medium bitter. Medium bodied. Finishes with lots of roast and bitter coffee. Could have used a little sweetness for balance.
Plovmand (7975) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle traded by Borresteijn. Thanks my friend! It pours jet black with a big creamy tan head. The aroma is heavy roasted with notes of coffee and liquorice. The flavour is very roasted with lots of liquorice notes. Coffee and bitter chocolate as well. Very good! Long bitter malty finish.
ads135 (4319) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 20, 2011
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
A great stout with an astringent bitter after taste. A hint of licorice. Tried this beer with Erol and Anouk at the Pilsner Club near the Spui in Amsterdam.
Fin (9909) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from De Bierkonning, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 01.10.11 consumed at home w/c 10.10.11 Pours black, this is soft in the mouth with a middling coffeeness going on. Nicely bitter and roasty in equal measures. Sorry for the poor rating as I was cooking at the time and trying to do to many things at once, including drink and rate my beer. A6 A5 T7 P4 Ov13 3.5
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Black - offwhite head. Soapy, nice malty, spicy, licorice, roasted, dark chocolate, high malty, smokey, hay, dusty notes. Nice.
joergen (26658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at yespr.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate, hay and smoke.
Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and smoke.
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
shared by yespr.
pitch dark ,large smooth light brown head.
coffee and roasted malts aroma. dusty.
flavor is coffee, roasted malts, faint caramel, dry. nice enough.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl, Vintage 2010, exclusive Dutch brew, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, not complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly spicy, yet easy to drink, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew