Reimer96 (1778) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 2, 2012
Pours a clear dark brown with a small brown head that dissipates quickly and leaves little lace. Aromas of a sour cocoa with some spice. Taste is sour dark chocolate with some raisin and hints of vanilla and cinnamon on the finish. This body of this beer is very light on the palate which is very surprising for a >7% beer. CapFlu (5132) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 2, 2012
(33cl bottle) Day2 of the 2012 Advent Calendar. Pours a medium beige head atop a black body. Nose of sherry, red licorice and cocoa powder. Very sharp, sour front with a grainy yeast mid-palate. Not sweet and totally different aroma from flavour. Hides the 7.2% ABV exceptionally well. Good.
--- reviewed on RateBeer.com Headbanger (4021) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2013
11.2oz bottle 10/29/13 (Binny’s Naperville)-58° in English Pint-Pours black with ruby tints. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, malt, and spices. Taste of the same with a bit of a sweetness. This medium bodied brew was a bit different but not bad. MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle, 7.2%. Roasted aroma, a little smoked, hint of ashtray. Very dark brown colour, seems clear. Big rocky light brown head. The flavour is sweetish and roasted, has a little barley bitterness, some ashtray. A bit rough around the edges, but not too bad. andrewturba (1190) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Gusher! Pours a very dark brown letting just a little light through, a large tan head that settles but lasts and leaves some bits of lace on the glass. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and some dark dried fruity esters. Flavour is roasted malts, bit sour/tart(lactic acid like), mild chocolate, ashtray and a bit watery.
yngwie (17234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle, at Baran. An almost black one, topped by a dense, dark beige head leaving curtains. Dried fruits, roasted malts, nuts and a touch of chocolate in the aroma. It’s full-bodied and semi-dry on the palate, with a nice carbonation level. Dried fruits and some chocolate in the flavor, roasted, and a bit sweet, with a medium length finish. A decent one, but a bit boring I think. 140906 jake65 (4000) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle: Pours a lighter than expected brown and despite my best efforts produced no more than a tiny ring of brown head. The nose is light and airy, slightly sweet. Vanilla and cocoa with faint roast. A little bit of spice in the taste, but I can’t pinpoint anything. Modest roast and light floral bitters. altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 23, 2015
9/10/2010 5:19:17 AM On tap at Moeder Lambic. Dark brown with top tan head. Malty sugar nose. Taste of wheat, sugar, caramel, citrus. Quite watery and oily. A bit odd, really. bb (9789) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Bottle. brown beer with a dark cream colored head. Roast and burnt toast aroma. Caramel and light burnt toast flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and burnt toast lingers. joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2011
Bottle in a train in Belgium.
Hazy orange brown coloured with a small off-white head.
Fruity aroma of caramel, butterscotsch and dark chocolate.
Fruity flavour of caramel, butterscotsch, nuts and dark chocolate.
Sweet and roasted finish.