HenrikSoegaard (14176) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 29, 2009
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown excellent mostly lasting head. Very dark red amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Slightly roasted. Moderate bitter flavor. Long nice moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Balanced beer. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 25, 2011
50cl bottle. Medium beige head atop black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate syrup, some roast, anise, ginger. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, earthy, light anise. Light-medium body, fairly drinkable. Drake (13737) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2010
500 mL bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear but extremely dark brown color. Opaque in the glass. Large brown head with good head retention and lacing. Aroma of dry roasty notes, tobacco, hops and just a hint of sweet caramel in the finish. The taste is roasted malts, smoke, tobacco, faint leafy hops and a bitter of leather. Very dry and roasty throughout. Medium bodied. Decent. Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2008
Black with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is licorice and ginger. Sweet, roast malt flavour with ginger. kermis (13472) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle shared at the "Dean’s scared of beer tasting". Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, licorice, coffee, light smoke. Flavor is light moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
Stuu666 (13399) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, ginger, taste is similar. BeerandBlues2 (13321) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a medium, creamy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is light roast malt, chocolate, dark fruity esters and earthy notes. Flavor is malt dominant, chocolate, faint hops and bitterness, light esters and a sweet finish. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2010
(500ml bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, mint, roasted malt, and vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, and some dark fruit. Rune (12777) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2010
500ml bottle from a local Tesco store in Edinburgh. Jet black body to a light brownish head, slowly diminishing. Roasted, mid-sweet, dark malts to the nose. Flavoured with roasted malts, ginger and liquorice offset by pine-like hops. Dry, bittersweet end. Well balanced. Good (hotel room, 30.11.2010). thewolf (12595) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2008
Bottle @ Aarhus, 2008.
Pours deep black with slight red edges. A fine, frothy rim of beige cream on top. Aroma is slightly smoked, lots of liqourice and anise. Fine mouthfeel, lightly creamy. Flavour has a powerful dose of liqourice, ginger and a weak note of plums. Okay, but a bit sharp.