Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle brought home from the Beavertown Brewery on 9 Aug. Poured a thick black, with a dense brown head. Aroma of dark rum, coffee and liquorice. Full, very thick mouth feel. Roasty flavours, with prunes and burnt sugar. Finish was treacle, grass and espresso.
Stuu666 (10263) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is smoky, liquorice, taste is smooth chocolate, coffee.
mR_fr0g (8870) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, blue session. 02/05/2014. Black / dark brown viscous pour with a nice dark tan head. Aroma is oak, raisin, roast malts and nice rich dark chocolate. Flavour is big bold flavours, rich dark cacoa, choc powder, smooth heavy roast. Palate is full bodied and silky smooth. Delicious.
MrTipple (3552) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: chocolate, coffee, toasted notes. Appearance: dark brown, small dark beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: intensifying coffee, rich toasted malts, slightly bitter in the long-finish. Overall: fantastic Imperial Stout, complex aroma and palate. Bottle from Beavertown Brewery Tap Room, Tottenham Hale.
VsXsV (3889) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at CBC 2014. Opaque black liquid with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, coffee, port wine, coffee and bread. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with notes of coffee, licorice and port wine. Full bodied with low to medium carbonation. Nice.
olio (9185) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. BBE 13.08.2018.
Pours dark brown color with a small head. Licorice and roasted malts on the aroma, some vanilla and wood also. Malty, caramelly falvor, chocolate, dark fruits and some coffee. Very dry ashy palate. Seems to have stood the test of time nicely.
lusikka (7681) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, soy sauce and some wooden notes. Flavour of roasted malts, strong salty licorice, soy sauce, wood, dark berries, alcohol and grains. Full bodied and soft carbonation. Very salty and pungent. Heavy.
laiti (8031) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle @ olio, BBE 03.04.2015
Aroma has sweet cocoa tones. Also some hay, salty licorice and toffee. Flavour has overwhelming salty licorice and alcohol. Also some soy sauce. Salty licorice and alcohol are way too dominant for my taste.
tiong (6377) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, ash, licorice, dark chocolate, espresso and mocha. Taste is roasty, stingy and salty with loads of licorice, dark chocolate and espresso. Finish is stingy, roasty and salty with ashy leather, dark chocolate, espresso and loads of licorice. Quite heavy and salty imperial stout.
Rasmus40 (17417) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
CBC. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, cocoa and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 020514