cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2010
3.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma has a toffee aroma to it. Flavor and palate are quite dry, dusty, chalky, with the flavor of unsweetened chocolate. This is one of those stouts that also feels like wood going down into the gut.
Torrefacto (532) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Color negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beige muy escasa. Aromas de regaliz, melaza y frutos rojos. Cuerpo ligero, con inicio dulce y afrutado, con toque de la melaza, que pasa a un sabor tostado y de amargor muy suave. Muy rica.
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, shared with Robbie post-RBAG 2014. Very dark brown, frothy tan head. Sweet and roasty, bitter chocolate, nice body. A light lactic acidity lifts the finish, very drinkable.
markextrae (920) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle sample, poured dark brown colour with a tanned head. smoked malts, roasted malts, cacao, chocolate, coffee, some kind of oats, floral hops, light bodied mouthfeel. could use some more carbonation
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Black color with brownish head. Mild roasted malt aroma. Round and soft mouthfeel; good roasted malt flavor, delicate, not burnt or ashy, with some dark chocolate; it has some residual sweetness, with traces of lactose; correct bitterness.
Sweetish stout. Not bad.
MrHangover (2456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ 2nd Tuesday Tasting. Pours a black beer with a very small beige head on top. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, sweet caramel and molasses. Flavor is very sweet and roasty, lots of coffee on the front, caramel sweetness in the back. Very well balanced, nice long bittersweet aftertaste. Low carbo, light sticky mouthfeel. Very nice!
deanso (5164) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the Molen 2nd Tuesday tasting.
thin tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of chocolate. An enjoyable stout
Stuu666 (1992) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, over carbonated, fizzy, chocolate, dry and sweet.
ljthiessen (354) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black pour, big tan head. Creamy, chocolatey aroma with a touch of funk. Thinner mouthfeel but very smooth. Chocolate, coffee and creamy notes in the flavour. Pretty simple but quite enjoyable.
AgentAle (627) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is roasty with some caramel hints. Taste is roasty and somewhat sweet. Light hoppiness at end. Body is black with a beige head that retains moderately.
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 22fl.oz. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.
[ As Alameda Black Bear XX Stout ].
ABV: 7.0%. Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dusty malt, sour dark roasted, shoe polish, plastic smoke notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, chocolate, shoe polish, yeasty notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.