TBone (17534) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 13, 2010
Bottledchrisv10 (17435) - DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011
Opaque black color, small steady tan head. Nose is really unique: coffee, coffee beans, dark malts and tobacco ash mixed in the intensive way. Flavor is similar: ash, burnt malts, some sweetier licoricey notes. Warming alcohol in the finish. There is too much roasted and ashy notes in this one to be pleasant.
Bottle. Black with big creamy light brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, strong coffee, chocolate, bitter, sweet and hops. yngwie (17053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2011
Bottle. A big, creamy, beige head rests patiently on top of a pitch black body. Lots of coffee on the nose, but also a good dash of something reminiscent of chili, guess it’s the coffee playing my mind some tricks. The flavor is filled with mocha, mocha and more mocha, and also the same chili-like thing found in the aroma. Dry, dusty and full-bodied on the palate, warming too. Long finish. A mocha bomb indeed, dangerously wonderful, still a bit intense and unusual to be a true classic. 110621 jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 17, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2010 Bottle with many thanks to Rando7. This was an unexpected toss in. Trade with this guy! Dark black pour with nice tan head. Nose is a mocha bomb! Lots of coffee, mocha, chocolates and roasted barley. Taste has dominant mocha coffee flavor with roasted malts, vanilla bean and and underlying oak barrel presence. Dedollewaitor (16159) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2010
Bottle @ Beer Planet, Brussels. Pours black with a large foamy beige head and lacings. Nose is bitter roasted coffee/mocha. Flavor is smooth and dry with some burnt roasted coffee and mocha notes and a light note of vanilla. Very delicious and complex , yet so easy drinkable. Slick. A bit of warmth but alcohol very well hidden. World class!
FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 25, 2016
330ml bottle (?, ?) BB2015/Benzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2012
Kinda beany aroma, some burnt cabbage, bit of coffee, other roasty things.. Black, small tan head. Sweet smooth palate. Sweet sugary taste too. Erm, this one hasn’t aged particularly well, the sugar hasn’t subsided at all. Fairly drinkable though, but nothing to get excited by.Wish I’d traded this...
33cl bottle @ ZZT III, courtesy of Martinus. Pitch black color with a nice but small brown head. Smell malts, dark and roasted malts, coffee. Taste malts, dark and roasted malts, some sweetness, hints of wine and coffee. Average carbo, average body. Ferris (15275) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle - Dark almost soured roast. Jet black with a rich light brown head. Dark roast and sweet, very light mocha and a touch of that sourness. Although not what expected, nice. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Bottle at Pre-ZBF 2010. Almost black - brown head. Coffee, vineous, dryness, bitterness, grassy, spicy, yeasty, sweetness, yeasty, alcoholic, light bitter hoppy. Not that interesting. gunnfryd (14877) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, bourbon, licorice, alcohol. Flavour is coffee, oak, licorice, alcohol, sugar, chocolate, cocoa, hop. Full body. Very nice beer.