FatPhil (10092) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle (Alaus Biblioteka, Vilnius)
Lovely rich roast. Black. tan head. Lovely rich roast in taste too. Drinkability good. Burntness done almost perfectly, rich but not aggressive at all. Not getting any berries, but I don’t care about that. Great balance. Very tasty stout, maybe underrate.
Zita (5305) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
light sweet toast, roasty, black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, light dry finish.
Hansen (7277) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown, almost black. Has an off-white head, diminishing. Aroma is sweet and dark, roasted and coffee. Flavor is sweet, more coffee, some acid, fruity notes too.
thomat (2292) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasting @ BAJ. Very dark brown with a tiny brown head. malty and fruity tones. Malt, fruit, sourness and bitter. Mediumj body with a blanaced, dry finish.
martin00sr (1374) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with creamy brown head. Aroma hast roast, alcohol, coffee, light jammy notes and perhaps a little smoke. Similar flavour giving way to hints of blueberries and a lasting roasted bitterness. Slightly rough, feels stronger than the ABV.
tderoeck (5721) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 14/II/15 - 33cl bottle @ RBBWG IV (Beerlover_Ben’s place) - BB: XII/2015, batch 5 (2015-218) Thanks to BelgBeerGeek for sharing the bottle!
Clear pretty dark brown to almost black beer, creamy beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, fruity, some caramel, dried fruits. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: roasted, quite some coffee, bitter, little burned, hoppy, some dried fruits. Aftertaste: little roasted, mocha, some coffee, alcohol, caramel, hoppy, citrus. Not getting to much blaebaer, though.
angelkostvo (810) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black colour, brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, toffee, lactose, i dont get any berries actually. Taste is light sweet, light sour, a bit metalic flavour. Light body, thin to slick texture, average to fizzy carbonation.
77ships (4906) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to BelgBeerGeek! 330 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBWG IV. Blackish, little head. Nose is iron, umami, herbal. Taste is iron, malty, herbal, umami, dark malts, roast, touch bitter, I am not getting blueberries at all. Okay body. Expected more than this for sure.
Benzai (9653) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBBWG 2015. Opaque black color, virtually no head. Smell and taste malts, dark malts, some coffee roast, lightly a hint of blueberries, roast bitter. Decent body and carbonation.
ElManana (899) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBBWG shared by BeerGeeover. Chocolate, caramel, bitter stout. Nice low ABV stout.