VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2013
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a red-orangeish tinted black with a nice beige head. Aroma is hazelnut, smoke, fruits, coffee, pear, herbs. Flavor is cocoa, dark chocolate, hazelnut, smoke. Finish is coffee, wood, vanilla. Medium body, oily mouthfeel, weak carbonation. Pretty solid.
kaser (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is a massive beer. Poured from 12oz bottle from lakeview Liquors at home. Black flats pour with no head. Huge oil bourbon sweet aroma. Also sweet whiskey cocoa taste. Vanilla notes. Good beer. A sipping beer
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
shared by VT, thanks bro. pours dark brown, red tint, with a small light beige head, some retention. burnt caramel, vanilla, fruitiness, some smoke, booze and swetness. moderate to low carbonation, medium body - oily but not that heavy, smooth mouthfeel, grassy-peppery finish. ok.
ttroha (252) - Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2013
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark in color with tan head. Aroma of roared coffee. Strong taste of roasted coffee with hints of malt. Bitter aftertaste
JHeath99 (913) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
2008 vintage bottle from The Porter. Aroma of whiskey/booze and dates. Pours opaque dark brown with slight toffee colored head. Taste of roasted coffee with a boozy aftertaste.
italianjohn (2314) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour ruby hue thin to no off white head ... aroma of anise, berries, dark roasted malts, caramel malts and light chocolate .... taste is of dark berries, roasted malts, light anise, sugary caramel malts, light chocolatey malts and somewhat of a bitter bite ... mouthfeel is oily, body is medium and smooth ..... no trace of whiskey ..... abv hidden well
Tide (1764) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Brewdog shop (AGM selection). Black color, brown head. Bittersweet taste with chocolate, coffee, peat, oak and roasted malts. Bitter finish with coffee and chocolate. Excellent imperial stout.
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Batch 016 and bottled on 08.08.08. Pours near black with a minuscule tan head that rings the rim of the glass. Aroma is caramel, cocoa, and some peat. Taste is sweet with mild smoke (appears to have faded a bit). Quite nice and drinkable. I’d gladly drink another.
kraddel (3003) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
this is retired? i have this in multiple years, and cant even find another version of it than the 10 ABV . weird..
anyway, my bottle states 10 abv , best before 19 - 08 - 2015
pours dark brown, off white head ( not too big ) that fades a bit .
smell is realy oaty
sharp carbonation . very oaty, bitter. hints of coffee.
medium mouthfeel .
whiskey in the very late aftertaste. more like the alcoholic part than anything else. not peated ( i feared for it as i hate peated )
HopRedHead (344) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap at Brew Dog, Camden. Pours pitch black with a short, creamy off white head. Aroma is vanilla, raisins, liquorice and whisky. Taste is really sweet, vanilla and chocolate mixed with a nice whisky warmth and malts. Thick, oily body but perfect in small doses.