thomat (3579) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a medium tan head. Malty with coffee tones. malt, bitterness and coffee. Medium body with a nice, bitter finish.
TBone (16521) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 500ml (BB 06/2012)
Dark brown color, good beige head. Nice cocoa, chocolate aroma. Medium-bodied. Light to medium-bodied. Lots of coffee, espresso, nutty. Very English. Balanced and nice.
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared bottle @RBNAG-11. Creamy tan head. Very dark brown body, a shade away from black. Fine choco andcoffee tones to the nose. Dry, coffee-ish malt flavor. Solid bitterness from the hops and the roasted malts. Mid-bodied. Notes of salty licorice and ash in the ending.
RuneStumo (2629) - Haugesund, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
15.10.2011. 0,5l Bottle. Dark brown colour with tan head. a little thin body. Dry bitter finish with notes of dry bitter chocolate malt.
ClubGonzo (5576) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a deep brown, near-black body with a small off-white head. Aroma is licorice, caramel, leather and hints of toffee and wood. Taste is similar, with licorice, leather and caramel playing elegantly off each other. Pretty tasty for the relatively low ABV, and a nice porter, all in all.
wkalle (263) - SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2011
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black brown with a very large but quickly settling head. Aroma of coffee, candy and flowery hops. Flavor of bitter roasted coffee. Finishes nice with bitter herbal hops.
yespr (42113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a deep amber glare and a huge tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malt, light chocolate and liqourice smooth and a hoppy touch. Smooth dark roasted malt, sweet liqourice, touch of chocolate and crisp bitter. Lasting dark malty and liqourice/chocolate finish. Nice one.
Palme (4396) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.5l bottle @ RBNAG11. Pours a light murkybrown body with a small heavy lacing lightly tanned head. The aroma is really nice with lots of cocoa, roasted malts, licorice and perhaps even some thin old coffee. Lively carbonation with a light oily mouthfeel, flavors are quite roasty, lots of coffee, some licorice and more roastiness in the finish. Ends light dry. A bit more body and this would have been quite a nice beer.
gyllenbock (8517) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear dark brown, almost black with a large tan head. Quite a lot of roasted malt in the aroma, also some dark fruit and chocolate. The same in the ok taste. The finish was bitter and the mouth feel was rather creamy. Descent beer.
Sigmund (7038) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared bottle, RBNAG 2011. ABV 5.5%. Dark brown colour, nearly black. Low head. Moderate aroma, dryish roasty notes, cold coffee, woodwork. Dry flavour, coffee, hints of wood and ashes.