dnstone (2364) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 8, 2010
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mildly sweet aroma. Black color with a ring of tan head. Roasty flavor with a sweetness; banana and hops.
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Big aroma of roast malt and cocoa. Minimal to nonexistent tan head over dark reddish brown beer. Full balanced flavour. Not overly complex but delivers a huge hit of roast maltiness with an earthy, leathery yet sweet, cocoa finish.
Mr_Pink_152 (1924) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2015
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 3, 2015 500ml bottle from favourite beer, Cheltenham. Dark almost black colour with a white head. Aroma is mild not strong with roasted malt and fruit. Taste is a bittersweet balance
Theydon_Bois (12738) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at JF’s (from Hogsback shop) 28/10/12.
Mid black with a thin tan head that soon clears to the edge fo the glass.
Big roast malt nose, coffee, barley, backnote of hops.
Tastes of roast malts, liqourice, a little chocolate.
Medium bodied, slightly spritzy carbonation, a little too much for me.
Ungstrup (30476) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at GBBF 2010. A black beer with no head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt as well as a bit of caramel. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of roasted malt, leading to a dry roasted finish. The body is light.
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, light licorice. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
harrisoni (15068) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask gravity at GBBF 2010. Black lasting tan head. Soft. Roast stout flavour. A little dry and some ash. Bit too ash dry for me but a good beer.
Svesse (6926) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 4 Aug 2010) Black colour with frothy, pale brown head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of dark chocolate and liquorice. Malty, roasted taste with dark chocolate, coffee, liquorice, blueberries and a creamy, dry finish with a generous coffee bitterness. Slightly above medium body, well rounded mouthfeel. Excellent stout.
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 04/08/2010
Fruity aroma. Dark coloured with a little sour fruit flavour. A hint of dryness in a bitter roast finish.
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask@GBBF2010. Quite much pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, some dark dry fruityness as well as spices and mild toasted notes. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, some dark dry fruits as well as some mild caramel malts.
FatPhil (10893) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 15, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
7+ Rich choco-coffee aroma
5 Black, tan head.
7+ Some apple and fruity retronasals, some ash too. Taste very roasty, but short of ashy.
4 Smooth palate, gentle carbonation
15 Excellent gimmick-free stout. Flawless.