Ratman197 (11504) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 14, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bombert poured a clear black with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of coffee, carmel, nuts, roastiness, dark chocolate and hints of oak and vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, chocolate, coffee and a hint of oak with a smooth roasty finish.
Decent stout but WAY over priced.
Lubiere (11372) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A deep dark stout with a thin moka head. Aroma of bitter chocolate, light metallic notes, dark fruits and molasses. In mouth, a sweetish bitter chocolate, coffee, vanilla, not a lot of wood, rich and smooth. Tasted with Diogene, ProbstK and Mike H., April 10 2010.
jtclockwork (11242) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of chocolate, licorice, roasted malts, light oak, oatmeal and light coffee.
BeerandBlues2 (10891) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22-oz bottle. Pours black with an average, dark brown head, somewhat diminishing with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (chocolate, toast), light hops (grass), average yeast (leather) with notes of smoke and wood. Medium bodied, sticky texture, borders on creamy finish, lively carbonation, and a bitter and chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness. A very easy beer to drink although I expected a little more dark malt aroma out of this one. Still needs some work.
madsberg (10888) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Reddish brown colorued. LIght brown head. Roast, light chocolate, light liqourice and fruits. Flavour of cocoa, light chocolate, roast, fruits and light coffee. Medium bodied. End on a roasty bitter chocolate note.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
dark brown, fine tan head, drippy lace,
dark chocolate and roasted aroma,
rich chocolate favor, very dry, lots of roasted keeps the dryness, good hop character melds with the roasted,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Drake (10806) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA, opened 6/14/10. Pours a dark brown color appearing an opaque black in the glass. Medium head with good head retention and lacing. Fairly assertive oak on the aroma long with roasted malts, caramel, soy, butterscotch. The taste is big peppery wood notes, roasted malts, chocolate, a bit of caramel, and a leafy hop finish. Medium bodied. Fairly decent.
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark burgundy with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, chocolate and coffee notes. Flavour was sweet with roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and oak notes. Finished sweet with warming alcohol.
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 5, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Crown Liquors. Almost a black pour with a small brown head. Aroma is nice enough. Roasted malts, chocolate, espresso, etc. Flavor is hoppier and toastier than I prefer my stouts. dont get me wrong, it is a pretty well done beer...just not my favorite type of stout. Finish is dry and a tad bitter.
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thank you Tom/After4ever. It’s black with a red hue and a huge, creamy, light brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, light vanilla and oak. The flavour has a light sweetness, notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, light vanilla and oak before it ends with a slightly burnt bitterness and a citrussy dryness. It could have been stronger in the oak note and could have been more complex, but I like it anyhow!