Csizu (30) - Orosháza, HUNGARY - NOV 22, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
almost black with a typical imperial stout scent. light brown head. chocolate and coffee in the flavor and a malting snow a.k.a. slush in the after taste. interesting....although this is a good beer!
_angst_ (4351) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle gifted by friend and consumed on November 12. Pours pitch black with a chocolate brown head that leaves almost no trace while dissipating. Smell is intense with lots of alcohol, vanilla, milk chocolate and bourbon. Taste is extremely sweet with very clear wood and vanilla notes. There’s roasted malts and some sweet chocolate. There’s also a fruitiness that reminds me of ripe grapes and red berries. It has a distinct Madeira quality to it with the fruitiness and alcohol. Finish is slightly dry, quite fruity and rather bitter with cranberries and bitter chocolate.
jonttix (67) - -, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Provades på "Mitt kök" mässan med Emmelie och Jenny, en öl fylld med karaktär. Chokladig och mörk i doften. Smak av choklad och lakrits. Borde vara utmärkt till söta efterrätter.
SirLimpsalot (3507) - SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ganska alkoholstark, men fyllig vätska, trevliga brända toner, kaffe och choklad, lite arrak. Ganska söt - lite kaffesumpig i eftersmaken. Mycket stabil och trevlig
IrishBoy (4079) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 9, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle from Total Beverage, Westminister. Nose is heavy on prunes, red winey oak, almost a SA TB BW aroma with alcohol, licorice, and some light chocolate and vanilla. Black with a medium tan head. Flavor is prunes, woody oak, vanilla, some hints of soy sauce (guess that is why the aroma hinted SA Triple Bock as the ones I’ve had were lighter soy) whiskey, and an alcohol warmth for the finish.
Geiserich (4079) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 6, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle: Black color, dark brown foamy head. Intensive, strong aroma, first a intensive note of alcohol, brandy, grapes, rum plumes, wood barrels. Flavor is intensive and full of alcohol, brandy, dark fruits, barrel notes, chocolate, cacao. Burning alcohol on my tongue. Very alcoholic, but I liked it very much.
badgerben (4809) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nov 3, International Stout Day. Batch 3; Best Before 16/02/2020 After a barley wine on IPA day, I’ll stick with stout on stout day. Black color with no head. Light sweet whisky aroma. Seems syrupy. Very boozy flavor and quite rummy. Some raisin/plum character. Light sherry/whisky. Herbal hints? Oddly dry. Full bodied.
Boutip (5737) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured a thick-black color stout with a medium size dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of dark roasted coffee with some vinous notes and light liquorice notes. Taste is also a mix between some dark roasted coffee notes with some light vanilla and liquorice. This beer is sweet do not overwhelmingly so. Body is full with oily texture and good carbonation with surprisingly no alcohol notes. Well brewed and more enjoyable then I was expecting.
presario (4902) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown. No head. Aroma is big on alcohol. Tastes very sweet drinkable and smooth. Does not taste as big as ABV or scent. Moonshine made from molasses and mixed with fresh molasses. Hint of tobacco.
Furseth (2077) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle: Thanx to Mr.Rask: Dark red colour, with a big brown creamy head. Aroma is dry fruits,coffee,dark Chcoclate,vanilla,cyrup/alcy, and a woody ending. Flavor had a werry complex mouth feeling who comes in a "military following order: Berry,chcolate,coffee, vanilla,alcy, portviny,and ends with a big long fruity/bitter finsh. Wow! What a beer this is, and I think it will be moore complex with, some years aging. Werry nice!!