Scopey (8499) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to Fergus. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty, earthy roast, liquorice, wet dog, musty paper, berry and dark fruits. The taste is bitter-sweet, red fruits, earth, toast, mild sweetness, ash and light peppery action. Medium body and fine carbonation. A bit old and musty on the nose, but tastes ok.
Leighton (13565) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Fergus. Pours clear dark reddish brown with a creamy tan head. The nose has some ripe dark fruits, berries, toasty grainy grain. Medium sweet flavor with burnt leaves, damp earth, aged berries, grainy bread. Medium bodied with average to lively carbonation. Finishes fairly sweet with more toasty and leafy hops, dried berries, burnt sugars, bread. Fine.
BuckeyeBoy (3249) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate and pit fruit. Taste is sweet malts toffee pit fruit and some chocolate.
danielecamo (736) - ITALY - APR 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
In bottiglia da 33cl. Aroma di cioccolato, caffè amaro, leggero erbaceo. al palato corpo pieno, poco gasata, scorre veloce senza avvertire la gradazione abbastanza elevata. Finale secco, leggermente amaro, cioccolato e caffè
mike_77 (3789) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very dark brown. Flavour is bittersweet with some chocolate and malt sugars. Very smooth and creamy.
florent.janssens (198) - - APR 25, 2015
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Belle mousse, couleur bien noire. Goût amère mais un peu léger, se rapproche plus du porter. On sent l’alcool en arrière goût. Bière bien lourde
XCaellaX (24) - Bramois, SWITZERLAND - APR 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle from Drink d’Annevoie, BE. Dark brown to black color with a medium short lasting beige head. Aroma: roasted, malty, coffee, cacao, spices (vanilla?). Flavor: moderate sweet with a moderate bitter and dry long lasting finish. Body is medium to light heavy, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation. Pretty well balanced!
allmyvinyl (5738) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours black with a massive tan head, keeps going and growing out of the glass. A touch over-carbonated then. Aromas of soy sauce, salt liquorice. Taste has light chocolate, more liquorice and soy. Tarry too. Medium body, sweet finish.
TEJA (1536) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Short light brown head with big bubblet tjat goes away fast. Bad soy aroma. Thinn chocolate taste and body.
Gachupines (1047) - USA - FEB 26, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with a decent tan head. Aroma is vaguely musty. Flammable is muted, slight roasted malt. Smooth finish, but not a lot to it.