Idiosynkrasie (5951) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle. Darkest brown colour with huge, creamy, fully lasting, minimally lacing, tan head. Chocolately aroma with a grainy touch, cookies, some grassy hop and hay. Taste is moderately sweet dark malty, some sugar, a fresh sourish touch, dry, minimally grassy hoppy finish.
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Coffee, sweet aroma. No head. Really, really smooth... Lovely coffee flavour. Very nice indeed.
evergreen0199 (2830) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Pelt Trader, Cannon Street, London. A black coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes malty, chocolate, roasty, slight coffee. Highly drinkable stout.
Grumbo (1122) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at The Beer Emporium, Bristol. Pours a clear, very dark brown colour, with a small beige head. Sweet roasted aroma of chocolate, caramel and coffee. Good body, low carbonation. Sweet and roasted chocolate finish. Enjoyable.
culchiem (3378) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black with a tan head, ok lacing. Aroma is chocolate and sweet milk. Flavour is sweet roast malt, chocolate and vanilla. Finish is sweet roast.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl, at 4.5%Vol, exclusive English brew, with lactose, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex sweet Stout, sweet/roasted and slightly malty/fruity, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew
AshtonMcCobb (4909) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ the Stockbridge Tap. Pours a lovely creamy opaque black with a creamy head but there’s a certain weightiness with this as you swirl it round the glass. The nose is chocolate as expected but with a real fruity thing too - probably oranges or raisins. The fruit n nut bar thing continues on the taste and the palate is very well balanced indeed - I can’t believe it’s only 4 or 5%. Overall, great beer.
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with a large gorgeous foamy head. Malty, latte, some sweet vanilla and a faint taste of old fireplaces. Gets better as it loses the intial carbonation fizz and warms up. This is a great Sunday morning beer.
ration (2099) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
180513. Bottle at home. Pours black with a nice head. Aroma lactose, malts, chocolate. Slightly sweet malty taste. Very nice balance. Not Bad.
RichTheVillan (6021) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Stourbridge Beer Festival; almost black pour with tiny off white head, sweet malt aroma, creamy coffee taste vanilla sweet.