zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
[18-OCT-2013] Draught at Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fa in Rome. Brown to black with a small head ,aroma of chocolate and coffee, pretty weak, flavor of coffee, chocolate, malt, pretty dry, medium bodied
DSG (5631) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[10/15/13] Cask at Bir & Fud in Rome. Black with a small frothy brown head. Roasty aroma of dark chocolate and a bit of tobacco. Bittersweet roasty flavor with some coffee, dark chocolate and tobacco. More tobacco towards the finish with notes of alcohol. Medium-bodied.
Inbreak (1882) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 23.10.2013, 0,75l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Small creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is dark malts, weeds, hay, burnt caramel, roasted grain, puffed rice, chocolate, hints of sulfur. Taste is kind of sour-ish and roasted, dark malts, harsh roasted grain, weeds, chocolate, caramel, hay. Medium bitterness, harsh slightly dry mouthfeel, thin body. Next!
ClubGonzo (3854) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a deep brown, near-black body, small white head. Aroma is ashes, nuts, cigar butts, herbs, hints of chocolate and grains. Taste is coffee, licorice, leather and hints of tobacco and burnt grains. Light body and carbonation. OK and a rather original.
ej (680) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma has some fusel-ish thing going, low roast and malty. Taste has alot of the same. Malty and nutty.
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Keg at the Rake. It pours a deep brownbody with a medium tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted malts, some smoked wood. Taste is light roasted coffee, liquorice and some delicious smoked notes. Not much in the way of tobacco but definitely a good porter.
ThreeCats (554) - ISRAEL - OCT 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with a foamy but not very stable head. Aroma of lots of chocolate, roast, coffee, and subtle pipe tobacco. Taste of bitter chocolate and roast. Coffeee. Wood (tobacco?). Palate roasty and a little boozy, but nice.
Theis (13228) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Delirium (£2.60). Black - offwhite head.
Dried fruits. Ok burned malts. Fruity. Licorice. Smokey. Honey notes. Ook light light tobacco. Ok light bitterness. Nice - not fresh - but nice.
KyotoLefty (6145) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly aged bottle at Delirium. Black with a fine, persistent head. Chocolate nose, umami, fruity. Sweet, rich chocolate flavor, raisins, dried fruits. Creamy, slightly smoky--though not exactly tobacco flavors, aged nicely, not oxidized.
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black with an ivory head. Aroma is full of roast notes with coffee dominating. Flavour switches to rich chocolate notes with a gentle bitterness and moderate caramel sweetness