BuckeyeBoy (2710) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pours out ink black topped with a small brown head. Aroma was nice lots of sweetness vanilla, oak, and dark roast. Tast was just as good. Lots of sweetness coffee, dark chocolate, more oak. A tast treat. Wish I had a couple to save for a few years.
joergen (20759) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle #16 at Papsø’s blindtasting.
Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of oak, vanilla and dried fruits with notes of chocolate.
Sweet and roasted flavour of oak, vanilla and alcohol.
Roasted and warming alcoholic finish.
Pinball (10801) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
dark brown, light brown head.
aroma is roasted grains, spritty, barrelled flavours (burbon?)
flavor is smooth , woody, roasted grains, barrelled. overall very nice, but a bit watery. well balanced, well done.
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pitch black pour with small but nice cocoa brown ring of head around the top of the glass. Notes of bourbon, hot alcohol, chocolate, dark fruits, coffee. Flavor is real intense, overpowerful at times but overall I really enjoyed it.
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black colour with a huge light brown head. Complex aroma and taste of yeast, chocolate and coffee.
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAY 28, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
750. Thanks, HomebrewColin! Pours opaque blackish brown with a thick and lacy tan head. Chocolate, vanilla, alcohol and prune nose. Sweet full body. Chocolate, bourbon and prune taste with a dry coffee finish.
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 26, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had at Tim’s Imperial Stout Tasting. Thanks. Black with a short lived creamy tan head. Faint chocolate aroma. Sweet roasted coffee, cherry, and chocolate taste with some oak on the back end.
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 26, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella. Black colour. Roasty malty sweet woody alco aroma. The flavour is sweet with lots of roasted malt, chocolate, wood, some alcohol, dark fruits and some smoke towards the end. Roasty bitter finish. Yum indeed!
gkost (1710) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle batch #1. Poured jet black. Lots of roasty malts, molasses bready notes. Some bourbon and oak, mild. Flavor is cocoa, coffe, roast, some wood. Bitter finish.
Theis (13404) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2009 Bottle at Københavns Øldage 2009, Valby. Black - brown head. Roasted, oak, wood, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, milkey, sweetness, fruits, light hoppy, smooth. Everything is there, but it is very mellow and low key !!!...........Again: #16 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 29-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Soap, youghurt, poletter, acetone. (7/4/7/3/15)