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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionably drinkable and pitch black in color.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (841) - California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. Medium to dark brown pour. Light to medium body. Flavor of toasted malts and caramel.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TBone (17060) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 23, 2017
Bottled 355ml (BB 05/2017, K-Supermarket Isolinna)
Dark brown color, medium-sized beige head. Aroma has light aromatic hops, bread and caramel with light tartness and cooked vegetables. LIght-bodied. Bready, light acidic tartness, vegetables. Gone bad.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mviljamaa (97) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - APR 13, 2017
Pours with a lot of bubbly light brown foam. Color is black. Inviting aroma has hot chocolate, cappuccino, lemon candy, licorice. Palate is light and fairly balanced with airy carbonation. Taste has sour fruity notes, sour beer -like notes, a hint of pink grapefruit, lemon soda, some bitterness from hops. Very refreshing. A surprising lager that doesnt taste like lagers Ive had before. Its more like an IPA mixed with brown ale mixed with sour/fruit beer. Definite "will buy again".

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (4280) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 17, 2017
Pour is a black with some brown highlights around the edges. Aroma is a nice roasted malt with chocolate notes. Flavor is a little thin bodied but there is a nice roasted malt with some ashy dryness after the swallow. A little thin all around but probably the most flavorful 4% Ive had.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ronritter (479) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2017
12 oz bottle pours black not much aroma taste was slight coffee but not much else very watery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rostetti (346) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with small tan head. Aroma and taste have coffee, chocolate and roasted malt. Sweet and somehow bitter too. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turboninja (705) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2017
[email protected]Haras, Tampere, Finland. Bitter, though slightly sweet aroma with berries and some coffee. Dark mahogny color with small light beige head and clear liquid. Medium, averagely balanced taste with lightly roasted malts, some butter cookies, dark chocolate. Narrow/medium taste spectrum and medium aftertaste with slightly bitter malts. Light/medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, quite tasty for percentage, especially the buttery flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (2997) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2017
Bottle. Bottled July 2012; BBE undated; Drank Dec 2012 - Opaque Black in colour. Malty; roast malts, dark chocolate, coffee, caramel and smoke, hint of nuts. Hoppy; lightly bitter earthy hops. Bittersweet roast malty throughout. Dry roast finish. Very drinkable. Decent. (2012-12-28)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braastad (459) - FINLAND - DEC 31, 2016
Black color with small foamy head. Aroma has roasted malts. Flavor is roasted and sweet with dried fruit Little bland.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (3705) - FINLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle. Black in color with a tan head. Roasted malts, dark chocolate and slightly burnt bready notes in aroma. Quite dry mouthfeel. Dark bready maltyness, some sweetness and chocolatey notes in taste. Soft and smooth with nice, slightly burnt flavors in the end.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (466) - Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Pours black, big brown head. Aromantic of toast, toffee, dark fruit. Taste has an interesting bitterness over the sweet malt and a dark fruitiness, some coffee. Mouthful is light.


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