Sigmund (7496) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 25, 2012
500 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 5.0%. Black colour, moderate tan head. Roasty aroma, distinct notes of coffee, hints of cocoa, woodwork and ashes. The flavour is smooth and fairly dry, notes of mild coffee and dark chocolate. Low bitterness. Pleasant to drink. Nisse666 (7421) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2010 Bottle from SB, cons 2010-09-17, Göteborg - 2010: Edition
AR: chocolate, coffey, dark prunes
more pure chocolaty/coffey aroma in the foam
AP: dar, dark reddisg body, high beige quickly dimishing
F: bitter chocloate, black coffey, roasted malt in the finish
Bottle, 9 C, 2009-09-04
AR: Bitter chokolade smell, brewed swedish coffe
AP: Bubbling like a julmust , same colour and head - is it a must?
F: smokey, coffe, cholcolate, a bit salt salt, licorice root.
SaintMatty (7364) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2009
500ml Bottle - Black in colour with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma with coffee, plain chocolate and some faint smoky hints. Roasted taste with coffee, chocolate and some very light smoked hints. Very enjoyable and it has lots of body. Nice and smooth and easy to drink. mjs (7357) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2009
(Draught at Monk’s Sveavägen) Poured almost black and clear with medium sized and lightly brown coloured head. Aroma was roasty and chocolaty. Palate was medium bodied and dry with medium carbonation. Flavours were roastedness, burntness, hint of metallicness, bitterness, coffee and ash. Aftertaste was ashy and burnt. olsvammel (7225) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2011 It poured a dark brown liquid with a small brown foam that left no lacing. It smelled of cigarrs, soy sauce, chocolate and something burned. It tasted of burned toast, chocolate and smoke. The mouthfell was dry.
caesar (7153) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2010
Bottled. Dark color, short head. Aroma of roasted malt, some molasses, bit rye, typical schwarzbier like. Bit bitter taste, slight velvety texture. Bit thin though. larsniclas (7075) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2009
Bottled from Systembolaget
Black with avery small, beige head.
Coffee, cocoa and dirt in the aroma.
Fresh and light-bodied.
Burnt malt with caramelle and some licorice.
Light, grassy bitterness. Borresteijn (7057) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2011
50cl Bottle via trade with SaintMatty, thanks Matt. Black colour, off white greyish head. Aroma of coffee, leather, ash, dark malts. Flavour is light sweet, coffee, leather, malts, nuts, dry light hoppy bitter finish with some roast. Light bodied. Smell is more pronounced than the flavour, but I liked this one a lot. ekstedt (6777) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle ࿒ cl), thanks gnoff. Dark reddish brown, small beige head. Roasted malt aroma, with some notes of burnt rubber and ashtray. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with moderate bitterness. KnutAlbert (6754) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2010
Very dark brown with creay milk chocolate head. Lovely roasted malt taste, a hint of charcoal and coffee, Caffe latte, actually, as there is milky sweetness in there, too. Avoids getting too sticky, a pleasant Schwarzbier, would be lovely with some smoked pork!