MiP (14563) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Rough roast barley aroma, hint of fruit. Almost black colour, seems clear. Big stable brown head. The flavour is roasted with a dull coffee note. Coffee grounds finish, gets a little sour. Rather thin mouthfeel.
Theydon_Bois (14337) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can at home, from Systembol, 26/03/14 a little on the lively side and required a bit of mopping up!
Black with a big old dirty tan head of bubbleage.
Nose is roast malt, chocolate, toffee fudge, liqourice.
Taste is roasty, toffee fudge, milk chocolate, light hops, dark berry fruit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent stout, would happily revist at this price point.
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - APR 29, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: The pour is almost black with a thin tan colored head.
S: The nose is plenty roasted with some notes of coffee, sweet chocolate, and smoke.
T: The flavor is very roasty as well with a slight smokiness and lots of coffee. There is some bitter chocolate and a mild bitterness.
M: The body is medium with a moderate carbonation and a smooth feel on the tongue.
D: A solid oatmeal stout with good flavors and aromas that go down easy. Another good Anderson Valley beer.
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2000
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fairly enjoyable stout. Smooth, good oatmeal flavour. You could do worse.
chrisv10 (13485) - DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice and a little coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, medium sweet, hops and medium bitter.
gunnfryd (13345) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, hop. Flavour is dry, roasted malt, oat, coffee, sugar. Medium to full body. OK/Nice beer.
bhensonb (12971) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 12, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smooth aroma of toasted malt and chocolate. Solid brown color with a milk chocolate head that laces a bit. Starts with a sweet toasted malt that moves to chocolate. Starts with a firm mouthfeel, but thins a bit. Coffee comes forth. The finish is toasted malt with a hint of bitter. Very smooth, very pleasant, very drinkable.
argo0 (12516) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2002
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2004 Black body with brown head. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, roasty, some cherry. Taste is medium sweet, chocolate, roasty, some cherry. Medium body.
Tmoney99 (12420) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Brown color with an average off-white head that was lasting. Full aroma of toasted chocolate and caramel. Medium to full body witha creamy texture. Moderate complex sweet flavor with a long finish. Very good brew.
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. Has a chocolate and coffee aroma with flavors of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Had a somewhat water mouth feel for a stout.