Travlr (22492) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 11, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle courtesy of GT2, thanks! Muddy brown color, small tan head. Aroma of rich dark cocoa, very subtle perfume, taste is rich and roasty dark milk chocolate and subtle raspberries. Delicious.
BeerandBlues2 (12479) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by GT2. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy brown head and light lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, and roast malt with prunes, dates, and licorice with earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt dominant with dark fruits, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2013 Bottle share, pour is dark black with low head. Taste is sweet up front, big roast and whiskey, strange aftertaste.
Camons (10903) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ CBC. Pours pitch black with a cfreamy brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, hops. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee, burnt caramel, dark chocolate, wood, dark fruits. Full body, soft carbonation, warming alcohol. 030513
Sigmund (6952) - Tau, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
650 ml bottle, kindly shared by gunnar and our beerpal Ole Anders. ABV is 10%. Pitch black colour, moderate tan head. Excellent aroma, notes of roasted malts, tobacco and leather. Very roasty flavour, fairly sweet, but still remarkably balanced by decent hops.
_angst_ (4654) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours pitch black with a dark chocolate brown head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of trace on the glass. Smell is sweet and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, charred wood, butterscotch hard candy, burnt cookies, resin and toffee. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, moist soil, bitter chocolate, charred wood, resin, roasted nuts, burnt cookies and hints of caramel. Mouthfeel is soft, smooth, round and medium to full bodied. Finish is bitter with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, roasted nuts and charred wood.
saxo (17224) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample @ CBC. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, coffee, nuts and hops.
DSG (12533) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
[5/3/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Black with a beautiful brown head. Roasty aroma, a bit vegetal. Sweet flavor, alcoholic and roasty, with chocolate and a bitter burnt finish. Full-bodied, thick and silky. Wonderful.
RobertDale (5800) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 ounce bottle. Thanks Cameron! Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, vanilla, and fruit. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit, coffee, and a bit of smoke. Excellent.
madsberg (11612) - SÝborg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ CBC 2013: Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma: cocoak, roast, molasses, coffee, some brown sugar. Flavour. Cococa, coffee, light smoke, some liqourice, chocolate. MEdium to full bodied. Ends heavy roasted bitter.