Camons (9824) - Hasselager, - FEB 12, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is very light with little roasted malt, little caramel. Light flavor of malt, little caramel, hint of smoke. Thin body, lively carbonation. Very thin and boring. 120213
artemb (594) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUL 8, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma: sweet burned coffee, sweet chocolate.
Taste: moderate sweet.
Flavour: sweet instant coffee, roasted malts, toasted brea, some vanilla.
lmojoh (251) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Boks 0.44L fra Kilpis. Mørk rødbrun nesten sort med offwhite kremet skum. Dufter av søtlig røstet malt. Søtlig malt, vanilje, melkesjokolade. Litt spesiell stout, føles litt mektig, nok med ett halvt glass
KyotoLefty (9033) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 5, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Yamaya. Nitro burst, thick nitro head. dark brown with orange. Nose is cocoa, caramel, cream. Sweet and creamy, chocolate, some vanilla. Rather filling. No roast at all. Silky smooth though a bit light. Not bad.
maekchu (3351) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 3, 2016
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can from local Sake Marche. Crude malty nose, lots of sugariness, sweet dark dark. Dark slightly translucent reddish/brown color, with a thick creamy beige head. Caramel, sugar, some dark fruit, very bland sort of candyish maltiness. Thin body. Wayyyy sweet, light and sugary.
thellgren (758) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 6, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.5 l can with a nitro gadget as McCallmum’s Sweet Scottish Stout from K-Citymarket Ojamo, Lohja. Looks nice as with the great nitro head. Taste is malty and smooth and sweet as would be expected from the name. Not sugary or too sweet. Well, if you like to have a dry stout, forget this one.
sharkydodson (1080) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JAN 27, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
the aroma is caramel and fruity with hints of vanilla, milk chocolate and nuts... the taste is caramel with notes of sweet chocolate, dark fruits, toffee and candy... sweet and, a little bit, spicy aftertaste...
YantarCoast (870) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 8, 2016
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
440ml can as "McCallum’s Sweet Scottish Stout" with widget. Pours reddish brown with a creamy beige head. Malty aroma... couldn’t find any coffee or roastiness.Taste is sweet, caramel. Soft carbonation, almost flat. Meh, strange stout.
sonotono (247) - torino, ITALY - OCT 16, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Colore nero con riflessi rossastri, molta schiuma.
Odore di malto tostato, liquirizia.
Poco frizzante, sapore di malto tostato, biscotto, dolce. Leggera e con poco corpo, non molto gustosa e leggermente acquosa.
nordic (411) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 25, 2015
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Seems more like bitter than stout. Brown-reddish color. Aroma of caramel. Tatse: sweet, caramel.
TorbenJensen (1444) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Stout is a stout type of beer to be dark because of the roasted malt. But there is no ’rules’ to whether it should be decidedly black, for how much roasting the malt must decide only master brewer. This stout is certainly not among the darkest - but it may still be a stout anyway.
The aroma suggests slightly roasted malt and the taste is lightly smoked. Moreover, the very sweet caramel malt, and probably what I would describe as sweet. But I can still sense its stout character. I do prefer a smoky, angular stout - and it’s McCallum’s not.