laiti (5573) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ Bakushu Club Popeye, Tokyo. Rated on 05.09.2011
Looks a lot like guinness. Aroma is roasted with hints of peat. Flavour is roasted with peat and some bitter coffee. Real-ale -like palate is a bit watery. A decent Guinness clone but the bitter coffee disturbs me a bit.
BarossaLuke (539) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 2, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a good dry stout, some nice roasty characters. I would like to try this again at a different time as this was tasted in the middle of some pretty big imperial stouts.
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 23, 2011
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle 330ml. Exceptional stout. Aromas of chocolate, raisins, dark fruit, and hints of vanilla. Taste starts sweet, with bitter notes, and long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Black, with a frothy head.
JamieFerdinand (163) - Hove, East Sussex, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught in Harajuku Taproom, Tokyo on 27/6/11. Off white/slightly brown head. Dry and smokey tasting beer with a hint of milk as well.
manuchampions (1236) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
360ml bottle from 16th St.Liquor in West Vancouver. Pours a clear dark brown with beige head. Aroma is roasted sweet malt with raisins and chocolate. Taste is sweet chocolate, some smoke and roast. Decent finish. Not bad but not great.
mcberko (6045) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 19, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
360mL bottle, pours black with a khaki head. Aroma of dry roasted malts, light coffee and a light bready quality. Flavour of mildly roasted malt, light espresso and that bready quality mentioned - smooth palate with a medium roasty finish. Pretty generic though decent.
presario (4596) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with thick brown head. Strong dark malt scent with something else; possibly intentional sourness or house yeast. Sweet cocoa with a slightly off finish and more chocolate in the aftertaste.
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
bluevegie (3052) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black in body with off-white head. Burnt notes in the taste, some liquorice and some coffee.
Stew41 (1728) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JUN 15, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Good pour with a fizzy coffee coloured head. Dark chocolate brown in colour. Soft chocolate and roast on the nose but there’s a lemon tangy note as well which I find distracting. Lemon pops again in the palate, doesn’t seem quite right but it keeps the beer dry. Still, the flavours never really get going, making for an expressive average stout at $8.50!