LoFi (1714) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a beige brown head leaving lots of lacing.
Aroma: chocolate, coffee, creamy.
Taste: chocolate, licorice, roasted, ashes, coffee, toffee.
Medium bodied, smooth.
Also GBWF, from my huge backlog. Additional notes: fruity, roasted, creamy milk chocolate, not very smoky.
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - OCT 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nose of burnt malt, weak swet licorice, late hazel, mild feel, carb is weak, taste is alcohol, wood, smoke, licorice.
JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A 0.5L bottle tasted at Pikkulintu 10.6.09.Coffeyish nose. Pale brown head. Dark black colour. Coffeyish slightly bitter taste. Not too sweet. Some hoppiness at end. Very nice one.
trapez (1563) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and liquorice. Very dark brown colour with small light brown head. Flavour dominated by liquorice wirh some added coffee bitterness. Pleasant mouthfeel and long lasting aftertaste.
Adenila (1560) - DENMARK - MAY 7, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a small light brown head. Mainly roasted malt aroma, mixed with some chocolate and citrus hops and wood. Bitter roasted and hoppy flavor with some sweet chocolate in there leading to a dry bitter roasted finish. Great brew!
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 5, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A - Pours a dark brown-black with a finger of frothy khaki-chocolate colored head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of roasted dark chocolate malts, dark fruits, smoke, vanilla, molasses, black licorice, and a hint of booze.
T - Starts off with a mix of dark chocolate malts with some raisin and other dark fruits and some black licorice. Through the middle, some vanilla and smoke comes through with some molasses. The finish is a mix of dark chocolate, smoke, vanilla, dark fruits, molasses, and a touch of booze.
M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth and a touch creamy with a sweet and smokey finish.
D - Very drinkable. Nice balanced smoked stout with a nice blend of smoke flavor and base stout.
TorbenJensen (1499) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lovely aromas of coffee, which also dominates the taste with a little smoke and a little English liquorice. Good and rich with a pleasant hoppy aftertaste. Gentle in whole, in relation to alcohol strength.
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bought on CueTour 2011! Pours a dark black opaque color with great big brown head and lovely lacing. Fruity nose with caramel, roasted malts and cocoa. Good roasted malt flavor with some smoke. Sweeter than I would have thought, but very nice....with some coffee notes near the end.
BeerBiker (1415) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Great look with fat light brown head. Aroma-flavor of flowerwood, coffeechocs, small hints of smoke, roasty bitterness, good carbonation and a longlasting brew ending up bitter for an hour.
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2009 On tap. Bishops Arms Järntorget, Porterveckan. Black colour. Aroma: hops, sweetness, fruit, strawberries, a bit vegetal, light smokiness, coffee. Flavor: roasted, sweet and hoppy, some citrus, some green notes. Bitter, roasted finish.