pmuzz (378) - - JAN 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Probably the best beer from 4 pines. A solid and quaffable dry stout, nothing in it to blow you away though.
Shark_Pants (64) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Massive coffee & chocolate notes, almost 'creamy' in smell. Taste of charred steak, dark chocolate, instant coffee. Not highly complex but not bad at all.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
StevieT (204) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mild coffee, chocolate and caramel flavours. Very smooth and creamy, I like it, not too intense, not too bland, quite sessionable.
M_Sack (219) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Immaculate deep black with thick mocha head which retains well and forms good lacing. Dulled aromas of chocolate and roasted grain. Delicious chocolate, roasted malt and a touch of coffee. Well balanced with a whack of hops to make it nice and dry on the finish.
LesArgen (173) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer has a lovely chocolatey aroma with some tobacco and ash. There’s quite a bit of hops in the taste along with the chocolate. Unfortunately the palate’s a little water and a bit short. It’s the sniffing is where this beer excels, and slurping off that thick off-white head’s pretty good too.
Vanz (116) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Chocolate and light hops for the aroma, heavy dark brown appearance with a mild creamy head. Tastes of hops upfront, but dark burnt malt on the end with a bit of chocolate and a nice dry finish. Overall a very nice drinking dry stout, nothing amazing but still great.
Sledutah (3624) - Utah, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub
Clear dark brown with a medium sized creamy tan head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, grainy and roasted coffee
Nice and roasty.
Cantabrian (674) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I tried this over a year ago, but never rated. I remember little, except that it was o ne of "the good ones", with plenty of chocolate and a dry finish...Obviously must re-rate it one day, but not this time.
Travlr (9827) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Harts Pub. Dark ruby brown color, tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of earthy brownies. Taste is coffee and light cocoa.
Gramoit (331) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pretty average beer, lacks any serious flavour, Not bad but plenty of better stouts out there!
Jado (388) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a very dark brown with some red highlights at the edges. Thinning tan head with moderate carbonation. Aromas of coffee, aniseed and dark chocolate come through. The taste is rather lighter than the nose suggests. It shows some dark fruits at the front end before a black coffee bitterness comes through in the mid-palate. Quite light-bodied with a lingering dark chocolate aftertaste. Good.