Lubiere (12575) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A deep dark stout with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet chocolate malt with light vanilla notes, dark fruits, pleasant. In mouth, sweet chocolate malt with vanilla, dark fruits, molasses, oily mouth feel, alcohol warmth, nice and fruity. On tap at Khyber pass.
NikkTwist (2569) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2016
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Bru Craft. Nearly opaque black pour with a thick foamy tan head. Off-even pour of glossy dark malts with several strong unexpected notes. Immediate roasty malts. Dark chocolate liquor. Cold Diner coffee. But peanuts. A huge range of liquorice notes.
GothGargoyle (2300) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2016
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with a nice tan head. Aroma is chocolate, anise, vanilla. Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel, roasty and almost sourly astringent on the palate. Taste is chocolate, dutch liquorice, roasty grains.
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 23, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Basically black, small tight beige head. Lovely coffee aroma, and a good malty roast generally. Eww, something sour going on in the taste. Fullish palate, but is a bit rough and dirty. Well that went downhill quickly!
Kauge (1451) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 19, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap sample at Tallinn Craft Beer Festival. Last one of the day. Obviously very short notes... I did like the roast and dry ashy tobacco-ish notes. A bit too aggressive, ballsy. Worth revisiting.
thirstyrabbit (1692) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 7, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap, TCBW ’16. Dark body, aroma has some astringent roast and perhaps indeed, tobacco. A bit rusty taste with soy and more astringent roast. Too harsh. Not very smooth, did not like it much.
Marduk (5886) - Reval, ESTONIA - APR 6, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @TCBW 2016. Pitch black color. Medium size, brown head, stays. Dark chocolate, coffee, roast, licorice, vanilla and sweet in aroma. Dark chocolate, roasted malts, sweet in taste. Roast is bit sourish. Quite nice brew.
martjoobolut (2725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 3, 2016
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at TCBW. Pours black. Aroma is roast, dark chocolate, oat. Flavor is sweet, roast, some acidic notes. Overall: ok.
c0fein (504) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ TCBW 16
Black stuff with a small head. Coffee, chocolate, tobacco. Very good.
suurjuust (2736) - ESTONIA - APR 1, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at TCBW. Dark brown beer, brown head. Nose is bready roast, coffee, some warm booze. Flavor is bread crust acidity, roast, alcohol, chocolate, coffee. Lingering bready acidity.