mile (2475) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown – almost black, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, roasted malt and light chocolate, faint licorice and hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, roasted malt and some chocolate with light licorice. Finish is average, malty and dryish, roasted malt, light chocolate/coffee, faint licorice and hoppyness. Dryish stout with roasted malt - not too much chocolate/coffee.
Idiosynkrasie (2787) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle. Opaque black with creamy stable off-white to beige head. Roasty dark malt aroma, Salty, roasty taste with a late slightly sweet coffee note. Good.
Sizzler80 (382) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2012 Ebony silky pour with a tan cap and lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, peat and faint hint of vanilla. Initially sweet turning to bitter. Full bodied with good carbonation. Sweet from the malt, chocolate and vanilla, bitter from the coffee. Simples! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
kerenmk (1601) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle sample at a blind porter/stout tasting. Pours black opque. Sweet carob, raisin aroma, bitter, roast, wood and somewhat rough taste. Medium carbonation, medium body.
onlyrocknroll (379) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
It’s been some years since I’ve had this beer and it had improved dramatically during that time. Sweet chocolate aroma. Woody flavour, sweet, chocolate, vanilla. Gentle carbonation and soft palate. Pretty tasty.
joergen (18930) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle in a hotel room in Dublin.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Roasted aroma of liquorice, hay and caramel.
Roasted flavour of hay, liquorice and hops with notes of peat.
ThreeCats (488) - ISRAEL - JAN 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours oil black with a large mocha-colored head. Aroma of cherries and coffee, with some breadiness, very pleasant. Taste dry and quite bitter, full bodies and roasty, developing into a dry but not overly bitter palate. All in all, very good Irish stout
Kavu (1821) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 11, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours pitch black with a lasting medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Very nice.
mjs (4014) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle at Kuikka, 20111104) The beer poured black. Its head was quite large and light brown. Aroma had liquorice and roasted malts. Palate was full bodied and dryish with medium carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, bitter dark chocolate, ash, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was ashy and bitter. A promising aroma and quite harsh taste.
fonefan (31813) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, light meat - toffee. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.