gunnfryd (15175) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is licorice, cocoa, coffee, dried fruit, alcohol. Flavour is sweet, alcohol, coffee, licorice,cocoa, dried fruits. Full body. Very nice beer. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2010
Draught at Pre-ZBF 2010. Black - brown head. Whiskey, burned, coffee, alcoholic, chocolate, smoothness, high malty, light lactose, licorice, caramel, smokey, dried fruits. Very nice. DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 12, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2014 Re-rate 2/14: Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Tom L. Black with a beautiful brown head. Aroma of roastiness, chocolate, coffee and some whiskey. Bittersweet and alcoholic flavor with a burnt bitter finish. Full-bodied. Very good. 7/5/7/4/15=3.8
Tmoney99 (14846) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2011
[3/5/11] Draught at Kulminator in Antwerp. Black with a brown head. Aroma of burnt coffee and some smoked wood. Burnt bittersweet flavor with coffee, alcohol and some molasses notes. Full-bodied. 7/4/7/4/14=3.6
Draft. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate and alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy bittersweet woody malt flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.
Stuu666 (14531) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours black, rich chocolate, smoky, coffee taste. Can really taste the whisky.
kermis (14479) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2011
On draft at Kulminator. Another fantastic imperial stout from the series and a rare treat finding it on tap. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2010
33cl bottle, thanks Travlr. Brown-black body, no head. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, smoke, faint raisin. Sticky full body, no carbonation. Christian (13769) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2010
Black with a small, light brown head. Aroma of licorice, ink, wood, and a faint hint of peat smoke (just the way it shuld be). Sweetish rich licorice flavour with smoke, tar and charcoal adding to the complexity. BeerandBlues2 (13695) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Tap. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (chocolate, coffee, roasted, dark fruit), light hops (floral), and average esters (dried fruit) with notes of wood, prune, and leather. Flavor is heavy malt (chocolate, coffee, roasted, dark fruit), light hops (floral), and average esters (dried fruit) with notes of wood, alcohol, smoke, licorice, prune, and leather. Full body, high warmth, medium carbonation and creaminess with a sweet finish. bierkoning (13590) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2010
Bottle @ UDRM, Oirschot. Ash, whisky notes, dark chocolate and coffee in the aroma. Ash, dark chocolate and smoke in the almost vinous flavor. Alcoholic but still well balanced. Ashy aftertaste with dried fruit. Very good!