Ratman197 (15208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Bomber poured a clear dark brown with a small, diminishing amber head. Aromas of dark chocolate, molasses, and a hint of smoke. Palate was medium bodied, smooth and dry. Flavor was smokey, bitter chocolate,and roasty with a smooth, lingeringsmokey finish. gunnfryd (15175) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is smoked, coffee, cocoa. Flavour is smoked, coffee, hop, sweet, roasted. Very nice beer, but i wish there should be more. Borup (15157) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roated malt, coffee, caramel, alcohol, coffee, bitterness and vanilla. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2007
Bottle at NB - Porter/stout ølsymposium. Black - big brown fluffy head. Light smoked, licorice, roasted, light metalliic, bread. Very mild. Would go nicely to a piece ofryebread with smoked-sausage. imdownthepub (15131) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2012
Keg at The Dean Swift, Tower Bridge, London. Dark chestnut with white head. Quite sharp initially and surprisingly, this developed quite a bitter, malty flavour. There is a hint of smoke, just a tad, there is also liquorice and nuts. A good rounded beer, liked it.
DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 18, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 Re-rate 6/4/12: Bottle sample at beerandbeyond farewell tasting at Dagan’s place. Thanks beerandbeyond. Dark brown with a beige head. Roasted malt, smoke, meat. Very smoky finish. 7/4/7/3/14=3.5
Tmoney99 (14854) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Re-rate 2/12: Bottle sample at a Stouts & Porters blind tasting at Sar HaMashkaot Ramat Gan. 2 months after BBD. Very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted grains, a bit of coffee and light smoked wood notes. Sweetish roasty flavor with light acidity, continues drier, finishes bitter. Medium-bodied. 6/3/6/3/12=3
(11/3/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in Escondido. Transparent dark brown color. Aroma of roasted malt, some smoked meat and a bit of coffee. Malty flavor with some smoke, roastiness and some chocolate hints. Medium-bodied. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4
Bottle. Poured black with average brown head. Aroma was roasted malt, licorice and small smoke. Full body with creamy texture and long finish with small bitter finish. Medium flavor. Stuu666 (14563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, toffee, smoky, taste is similar, dry. kermis (14478) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2011
Tasting at Beer Temple. Black pour with small tan head. Aroma is light with a slight milkiness. Flavour has milk, roasted malts and grapefruit. Smoke comes through in the finish. Lubiere (14133) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2004
Light black with thick off white head. Light hops and smoked peat aroma. Sweet malt chocolate and smoked nuts with crisp mouthfeel. Rather complex body. Summer 2004.