RuneStumo (2733) - Haugesund, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2014
15.02.2014. 0,33l Bottle. RBNG-14. Black colour with dark tan head. Aroma of dark burnt roasted malts. Sweet mouthfeel. Very sweet with pretty rich malty body. Aftertaste is more sweet malts and some herbal bitterness at the end. Sigmund (8020) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Sample from bottle, RBNG 2014 in Halden, Grand Tasting. Black colour. Very roasty aroma and flavour. The flavour has also notes of maple syrup and spruce. Garlic_of_Doom (664) - SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle from Jan, thanks!
Dark brown with a beige head.
Roasty aroma with coffee and some sweetness at the end.
Roasted, sweet, chocolate, coffee and some liquorice as well.
Medium body, soft carbonation. Smooth mouth feel.
Short dry bitter after taste.
Lowenbrau (4801) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 13, 2014
Well made and well balanced porter!
330ml bottle.KnutAlbert (6798) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
Courtesy of rosenbergh. Many thanks Jan!!.
Pours dark with off white head.Moderate head retention, some lacing. Roasty, coffe and spicy aromas. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation, Taste is roasty, coffee, some spiced notes. A bit watery.
Bottle. Very dark brown. Smoke and chocolate aroma. Rich and sweet, gernerous amounts of everything.
ClubGonzo (5683) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle sample @ RBNG-14. Black body, small off-white head. Aroma sweet licorice, caramel, fruity tones, hints of herbs and syrup. Taste is deep malts, spruce, syrup, hints of licorice and coffee. Medium body, soft to medium carbonation. Nice and complex porter. Cunningham (8526) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Black color with a tan head. Medium + bodied. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Average carbonation. Aroma and flavor contains roasted malt, some coffee, a bit fruity and mild licorice. Tasty ale. visionthing (5596) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 27, 2014
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]
From a shared 33cl bottle at RBNG-14. Pours dark brown a reddish hue and and a small beige head. Aroma of dark malts, dark chocolate and fruits with some slightly vinous notes. Sweet and malty, but quite well balanced. Decent one. (2014-02-15 - Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden) OleR (4801) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Tan cream head. Brown to black body. Sweetish coffee/choco aroma with herbal licorice notes. Silky mothfeel, big body. Clean and rich coffee/choco flavor. On the sweet side with mild balancing bitterness. A good one, with well integrated flavors. [Shared bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG2014] Finn (8305) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Flaske 0,33l fra Alko Muonio. Drukket i Skibotn 20 Feb 14. Svart. Høyt mokkafarget skum som et tett i ytterkanten og luftig i midten! Teppelacing. Behagelig kaffearoma. Smaken ikke påtrengende. Lakris. Sjokolade. Bra - men på det jevne. Koff gjør dette bedre på egen hånd 8-) . KI=1