BoBoChamp (4659) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl, new English brew Anno 2010, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, not complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly bitter, easy to drink, very balanced, hazy, small head, good brew
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black beer with a tan head. Chooclate and light vanilla aroma. Chocolate and light roast flavor. Medium bodied. Chocolate and light roast lingers with light toffee.
anders37 (14708) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty bitter chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate finish.
bozoNZ (716) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Palate a touch thin. Burnt paper flavour, nice dark char notes with little coffee or choc evident. UCSC Tasting June 12
Borresteijn (4133) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Black colour, light beige head. Aroma of lovely roasted malts, chocolate, smooth coffee. Flavour is hard roasted malts, plain chocolate, coffee, rather bitter (chicory), a bit of berries, roasted bitter chicory finish. Light bodied, soft mouthfeel. Good stout.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Nina’s. A black stout with a thick tan head. Looks great! Aroma of roasty malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavours of roasty malt again upfront with coffee grounds and chocolate to finish. Moderate carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. Nicely bitter also. Lovely.
MaartenRF10 (1355) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black, brown head. Nice aroma with roasted malts, some smoke, coffee, licorice. Taste is like aroma. Nice bitterness. Bit low on body with 4.1%.
Vaiz (2920) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at monthly tasting @ de Molen, hosted by dEnk. Black pour, solid tan head. Aroma is roasty, coffee, ash and slightly burnt. Flavor is quite bitter, slightly hoppy. Thin body and a bit watery, but very drinkable.
dEnk (3100) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Aroma is liquorice, mocca, roast. Really big and dark for the abv. Flavour is mocca, roast and liquorice. Nice one.
erickok (2805) - Tours, FRANCE - APR 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black and a surprisingly full head. Rich, full flavour with lots of coffee, bay leaves and toast. Dry taste, roasted coffee beans. Dry aftertaste. (At the De Molen tasting)