Martinus (1791) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pitch black colour, beige head. Roasted aroma, malts, caramel, molasses, green pepper and ash. Malty sweet flavour, caramel and candy sugar. Lasting light bitter finish, roasted malts.
(33cL bottle @ home. From trade with bierkoning. Thanks!!)
MacMoney (735) - Alabama, USA - NOV 7, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pours a dark, wooden brown with a small, quickly dissipating, mocha-colored head. Aroma is liquorice, roasted, portery in its fruitiness. Taste is roasted, some coffee. Turns salty liquorice, roastedness, light alcohol on the finish. Salty liquorice and light alcohol in the aftertaste. Not very pleasant. Medium full, medium carbonation.
thewolf (9883) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Thanks bierkoning. Pours all black with slight chestnut edges. Small, staying, creamy, beige head. Mild aroma with chocolate, light liquorice, a touch of coffee. Highish carbonation, kinda light mouthfeel. Flavour has smoke, mild blackberry, light coffee, some nuts. Mild nuts and sugar.
Borresteijn (3651) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Black colour, thin beige head. Aroma of Belgian chocolate, moccha, coffee, some sugar, dried dark fruits. Flavour is medium sweet, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, coffee bitter roasted finish, some alcohol. Medium-bodied. Decent stout.
Cuso (2654) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, courtesy of bierkonig. Almost black color with crushing beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, fruity hints. Fruity taste with milk chocolate, toffee, raisins, roasted malt. Fruity finish, with coffee bitterness. Little bit thin bodied, 8% version was much better, but this is still enjoyable.
altonbrownd (4210) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Bierkoning. Dark black with fuzzy tan head. Nose is licorice, anice and chocolate. Taste is nice malts, chocolate, coffee and sweet vanilla. A really nice and smooth stout. Well done Berghoeve.
oh6gdx (18576) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Very deep brown colour, close to black. Small brigeish brown head. Aroma is liquorice, some alcohol, mild raisins, roast and maltyness. Flavour is really much the same. A bit thin mouthfeel, but otherwise a nice imperial stout.
TBone (9999) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 330ml (alc. 7%, BB 07/2018?)
Courtesy of bierkoning, tnx Edo! Dark brown color, small brown head. Molasses, coffee and caramel in the nose. Medium-bodied. Licorice, light soya, caramel and toasted notes. Sweetish imperial stout.
teddybeer (1484) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 21, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
[Thanks to bierkoning]. 33cl bottle. Black colour with a frothy tan head. Aroma is toasty and malty. Flavour has notes of toaste malts, licorice and dark chocolate. The aftertaste is slightly sweet and toasty. Carbonation is medium. Texture is oily. Medium to high body.
DutchDrebus (2274) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pitch black opague colour, nice brown head. Smells ’roze kermis zoetstok’, sweet, candy, glue. Tastes slightly roasty, sweet, candy, ’roze kermis zoetstok’ and some chocolate. The original hammer schout is more to my likings. Good carbo, medium body.