PriorL (2775) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
TAP. Pleasant to drink a stout in south Africa next to all these pilsener beers!
APPEARANCE: dark beer, nice stable beige head,
NOSE: vanilla, some lactose, little coffee,
TASTE: vanilla, some coffee, faint chocolate, some milk.
AtronSeige (966) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 5, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma: Dry cocoa initially, but later I get toffee as well
Appearance: Very dark red/brown, appearing black. Light brown, thin frothy head with a bit of lacing.
Taste: Sweet roasted grain, cocoa, bitterness/astringent, caramel, medium-light bitterness, some pear,
Palate: medium-full body, fine/soft carbonation,
Overall: An enjoyable stout. The stigma linked with the beer is bad, but that has never stopped me before! I have enjoyed this in large quantities.
340 ml bottle, poured.
Blade86 (933) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUN 18, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
milky, sweet armoa; very dark ruby color; lightly sweet, lightly bitter; rather thin body, smooth feel, low carbonation;
Overall: not bad, very delicate and smooth, drinkable
zvikar (4006) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 9, 2013
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Pours clear brown with a beige head, aroma of metal, herbs, milk and pretzels, flavor of chocolate, milk, sticky and bizarre, medium bodied
kerenmk (3236) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 7, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Very dark and opaque red with a dark yellow-light brown head. Sweet, milky aroma, sweet, a little metallic and a little bitter taste. Milky finish, medium body, very smooth texture.
DSG (8442) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2014 Re-rate 9/14: Botte sample at a tasting at Levi’s place. Thanks Levi. Black with a light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, milk, caramel and a cookie-ish note. Sweetish flavor with chocolate, milk, coffee, some roast, caramel and a drier finish with a bitterish note. Medium-bodied. 6/3/7/3/13=3.2
Can sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Dark brown. Aroma of spoiled milk and a bit of malt. Flavor has a bit of graininess, spoiled milk and a faint roasty hint. 2/3/4/2/6=1.7
Imaena (2083) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle, can, and draught. This is my go to macro brew in Africa. Its pretty universally available and it goes down silky smooth.
KeefOz (1137) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAR 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured an opaque black colour. No head, no lacing. Very low carbonation. Aroma of roasted grains plus subtle coffee. Taste initially quite sweet then followed by roasted grain bitterness on back of tongue. Light body, much lighter than other stouts. Short, sweet, smooth finish.
Vaiz (3824) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can. Brown pour. Aroma is roasted, brown sugar, malty and somewhat spicy. Flavor is sweet, sugary, watery, a bit thin but clean. Well drinkable but nothing special.
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours opaque deep black brown with big foamy tight creamy tan head. Aromas of sweet malts, rum, booze, pitted fruits, chocolate, lactose milk, floral, herbal, lightly grassy hop aromas, light caramel and butterscotch. Medium body, milky sweet light creamy flavour and mouthfeel, a touch of roast and hop bitterness. Finish is lightly sweet, refreshing, milky - a touch burnt and a touch vegetal. Not bad for a macro.