NikkTwist (1257) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Opaque pour yhat shows up as a clear ruby under bright light. Starts with a thick khaki foam. Minimum lace. Very creamy body. French roast coffee. Dark chocolate mousse. Liquorice. Slight burnt meat (but not rauch.) Balanced flavors. Very good mouthfeel. Otherwise somewhat standard, but very well done. Great dry Stout.
BeerandBlues2 (8576) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is chocolate, roast and coffee malt, prunes and dates, and light earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt dominant, light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
kerenmk (1601) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks zvikar. Black. Slightly roasty and chocolate aroma, a little coffee sourness and some ink in the mouth, full body and sourish finish.
Chalsk (974) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Damico’s. Pours a black color with off white head. Aroma of slight roast, chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Sweet vanilla taste with roasty coffee and chocolate. Creamy and tasty.
bth122 (1035) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured a black with a small head. Aroma is lots of dark roasted malt, coffee, vanilla bean. Light sweetness, light bitter. Slight dry chaulky taste. Medium bodied. Creamy texture. Taste is dark roasted malt, slight cocoa, coffee notes. Pretty good.
ROBC3366 (220) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Roasted coffee or cocoa aroma, chocolate taste. Very nice finish. Very impressed with this black colored stout and will certainly be a repeat customer. Definitely recommended.
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rocbyter (1832) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Robust malt aroma with a light amount of chocolate. Black color with a small tan head. Mild beginning with a bitter middle and sweet finish. Palate is a little light for a stout
JBPortland (227) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark black/brown into english pint glass with 1 finger head. Nose is coffee, cocao, chocolate cake, dirt. Mouthfeel is medium body, slightly sticky. Taste is chocolate, coffee, cream, roasty, earthy, maple, caramel. Finish has mild bitterness and some light hop notes. A solid stout. Would love to see a coffee, chocolate, or barrel aged version to enhance some of whats already there.
tomer (1369) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
At a tasting, thanks zvikar, very dark brown to black, aroma of coffee, very dark bread, some woodiness and a touch of milk chocolate, dominant flavour of roasted coffee with some cherries, light bodied but quite balanced. Very nice.
Thewade (230) - USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Drank from a snifter, Medium body, and slightly roasty. This was a very nice stout. I generally drink IMP stouts, and this should not be confused with one. Very smooth and tasty.