Ah, beer mail. Just when I think I am taking a break, they pull me back in. The kind folks at Roland and Russell forwarded a four pack of stuff I can't otherwise find in my house and this one jumped out at me.
First, note the clever label that no one thought of before. But folk from northern Denmark are known for clever practical design, right? It pours deep cola with a thick rich mocha head. The sniff is all creamy sharp coffee, a point that most coffee beers miss - java is often quite snappy stuff. There is also a plummy licorice twing in there, too. In the mouth, more of the same coffee ground effect that builds to mid-mouth plus a juicy red grape note that makes it all very moreish. Lingering minty bitterness mingles with more grounds in a very long finish. Lovely.