Finn (3089) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Fra fat på Craft Beer Co, Brixton 4 Nov 12. Svart. Lavt, litt farget skum som fester seg til glasset som prikker. Kaffearoma med innslag av sjokolade. Smaken tørr sjokolade. Uspennende.
evergreen0199 (1638) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Islington, London. A black coloured pour with a small white head that vanishes quite quickly. Roasty, malty aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, some coffee and chocolate in there. Decent stout from Camden Town.
Rune (6905) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Served chilled (a bit too far) from tap at Craft Beer Co in Brixton, half-pint shared with Finn. Tiny layer blanketing the glass. Jet black body. Semi-sweet malty nose, notes of coffee and earth. Taste of earthy malts slightly roasted and mid-sweet. Creamy in the mouth. Decent stout (London, 04.11.2012).
sic1314 (1976) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On keg in the Black Heart. Poured black with a small head. Aroma of roast malt. Flavour of roast coffee and chocolate, quite a smooth bodyfeel.
omhper (18327) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draught at O’Connor’s, Uppsala. Black, nid sized head. Evident licorice aroma. Dryish with light body and clean har mouthfeel. Some tar and coffee. Resiny finish. Shallow and unimpressive.
kiwianer (2934) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 7, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The head is very robust, the colour black. It smells roasty, a bit smooth. The taste is smooth, creamy a bit roasty. 11/9/8/9/-/9
Theydon_Bois (5279) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Craft Brixton - 28/09/12.
Inky black with a very small head that soon clears.
A little roast malt on the nose, touch of chocolate.
Taste follows, touch of coffee and licquorice.
Medium bodied with a smooth finish.
Drinkable stuff, not too exciting though!
SaintMatty (4279) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught (Stockholm Beer Festival 2012) - Black with a tan head. Coffee, roasted malt and chocolate in the aroma. Coffee, roasted malt and chocolate also feature in the smooth taste.
yiannnos (609) - , CYPRUS - OCT 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample @ SBWF 2012. A light bodied stout. Although I would prefer bigger and bolder stouts, this one is great for a session beer.
rlgk (8445) - Skövde, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at SBWF 2012. Black beer with a beige head. Earthy aroma, cocoa, roasted, leather, cork, woody. Dry cigarette flavor, ash, tar, cocoa, figs, woody, some peat and hay. Not really my kind of stout.