Benzai (14780) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ RBESG grand tasting. Opaque dark brown to black colored beer with a decent sized beige head on top. Aroma has malts, roasted malts, coffee, ash, slightly smoke. Taste malts, roasted malts, smoked malts, coffee, ash and some bitter. Medium body, medium carbonation.
bhensonb (14604) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 29, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from jrallen34. Pours dark brown/black with a four finger tan head. Aroma of smoked resin over dark malt. With fresh evergreen Med body. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, pine, citrus and dark smoke malt. Beautiful beer.
Tmoney99 (13997) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Poured dark brown color with an average creamy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate roasted smoke malt and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark roasted bittersweet flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex beer.
Drake (13171) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from the brewery and shared at the 16th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering, 11/5/11. Pours a dark brown color with a thin tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke and a sweet malt finish. The taste is bitter roast, bitter hops, chocolate, nuts, faint smoke and sweet malts. Medium bodied. Nice.
djd07 (13161) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with small tan head. The aroma is floral hops and smoke. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet hops and bitter finish. Very good and easy to drink hiding alcohol well.
Christian (13125) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Markhaven Summer Fun 2012. Near black with a small tan head. Fruity hop aroma with some roasted malt, a spicy hint and a faint smoked note. Fruity flavour with some licorice, roasted character and smoke, along with a nice bitterness.
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, anise, dark fruit, cinnamon, florals, and toasted marshmallow. Flavor of roasted malt, light smoke, citrus, chocolate, honey, and vanilla with a dry, bitter finish.
jcwattsrugger (12314) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
@markwise Birthday-palooza-a-go-go Gathering-22oz bottle-pours murky dark brown with an offwhite ring. Aroma is roasty dark malt, peat. Taste is sweet roasty dark malt, peat.
thewolf (12300) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph.
Deep black colour with a small, creamy, beige film head. Aroma is roasted, light liqourice, mild chocolate, some pepper, mildly vinious. Low carbonation, first feels a bit watery for 8 % ABV, then turns fine dry and light creamy. Flavour is elegant, to the sweet side, roasted, milky, chocolate, light liqourice. Good dry malty finish with piney hops. Delicious and very drinkable.
kermis (12176) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, malt, chocolate, oats and some bitter hops. Same aspects in flavour but a bit of noticeable alcohol. Medium to full bodied with low carbonation.