Theydon_Bois (17944) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle split in the beer garden at King William IV on the Rainbow IPA day, sourced from a bin end sale at the Cask, 21/09/13.
Light black with a good sized off white head.
Nose is dark malts, toffee, dark fruit notes.
Taste follows, light cocoa, a touch lactic.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish.
harrisoni (17572) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cask Pub & Kitchen and drunk at home. Black beer lasting beige head. It’s a toasty roasty chocolate type beer. It’s half decent, quite drinkable and I like it.
saxo (17225) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Skjold Burne. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, notes of smoke, caramel and hops.
yngwie (16711) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. A dense, two-finger dark beige head forms over reddish dark brown body. Nice lacings. Roasted, almost burnt aroma with a spiced and hoppy touch. Some dark berries too. It’s a bit too carbonated I think, medium to full-bodied and quite smooth. Lightly acidic, with roasted malts, dried fruits and a pleasant bitterness. Lasting finish with raisin notes and a good bitterness that lasts, of both the hoppy and roasted kind. Certainly a nice one, maybe not the most true to style schwarzbier, but good. 120324
chrisv10 (16025) - DENMARK - AUG 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Flaovur is roasted malts, chocolate, dry, bitter, hops and fruit.
Dedollewaitor (15724) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Lovely roasted nose. A bit of fruit, roasted coffee, caramel, grains and ashes. Smooth and mellow. Very tasty!
jtclockwork (15426) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to wnoble. Pours black with creamy tan mocha head. Nose is licorice, chocolate and breads. Mouth feel is bready. Taste is chocolate malts and licorice.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Black - offwhite head. Coffee. Sharpness. High malty. Oiley notes. Burned. Light dark chocolate. Light sweet notes. Licorice. Ryebread. Pleasant body and finish.
gunnfryd (14368) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, berries, coffee, malt. Flavour is roasted malt, berries, grain, coffee, malt, caramel, hop. Medium to full body. Nice beer.
Tmoney99 (13894) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at MBGF Summer08. Poured cloudy black color with medium brown creamy head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Medium to heavy roasted coffee and sweet malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture. Medium to heavy flavor of toasted sweet malt with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Interesting solid brew.