mike5326 (1068) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, medium off white frothy head. Roasted coffee aroma. Medium body with a bitter roasted malt flavor and a bitter flavor.
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Shark_Pants (352) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Looks sensational. Inky black and almost completely opaque with a nice frothy 1.5 finger mocha head. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee, slight vanilla, charred meat and some grass. The taste has treacle, coffee, dark chocolate, charred meat and some interesting resinous hops. Full bodied and creamy smooth. This is really, really good and enhanced by the hops.
Fritz123 (1228) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home from Hoppin Frog. Pours a deep brown, nearly black with a mocha head. Aroma is roasted malts, dark chocolate, graham cracker, some muddled pine from the hops, caramel, and coffee. The taste is dark chocolate and coffee and then dark fruits and some pine hoppiness. Not sweet and the hops make it kind of dry and interesting. Medium to full body, slick, then dry finish.
MarcoDL (2561) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2014 Bottle. Pours black, with a small brown head. Nice aroma of roasted malt and licorice. Long and rich taste of burned malt, coffee and licorice, quite a bitter and dry finish. The softness of the wheat is nice. Oily mouthfeel. Bit too much licorice for my taste though.
Gerardgathier (509) - - NOV 21, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very Nice, big full beer hoppy aroma and taste. Chocolate and coffee. Could use soms more chocolate
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Soupoftoday (39) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2015 This has as much flavor and body as imperial stouts with higher abv. A delicious balance of rich dark cocoa and freshly roasted coffee beans with a perfect balance of bitter and sweet on the finish that is a lot cleaner and less cloying than your average imperial stout. Also has a subtle but complementary hop presence that makes it unique. Doesn’t get much better than this.
ekstedt (5708) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. Black with beige head. Intense roasted malt aroma with coffee and some salmiak. Medium bodied, medium ccarbonation. Dry with medium to high bittterness.
Beertobealive (316) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a brown head with tiny stout bubbles. aromas of chocolate and light coffee. black body. medium thickness and length but pleasant carbonation and slighlty bitter taste of malt and toffee.
after4ever (6474) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500. Pours jet black with a creamy, sudsy burnt tan head that goes away fairly quickly. Big roasty dry chocolate nose, true dark chocolate--cocoa nibs and a bit of baking chocolate. Coffee in there too. Creamy thick body, soft carb. Roasty dry chocolate mid palate, lots of different subtle dark chocolate notes interplaying, with a dry chalky finish.
Hopmaestro (326) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The aroma from roasted malts, quite heavy hops and dark dark chocolate sends out a message. The taste is as expected, but with added "brawl-attitude". Standard stout experience with added wheat, liquorice and a tiny soy sauce feeling. I liked this, it is and Imperial Stout with attitude, and don’t let the label fool you, it looks like a kid soft drink, but it should have been in black with an evil frog on it.