KansaiBeerLvrs (3346) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 26, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Moeder. 7.6% Stout 2014 Cazeau Tournay Noire a bit of heat, medicinal, big umami chocolate stout sweetness and a bit roasty. It gives me balanced roastiness with chocolate chip cookie notes. A decent stout. 3.6
Ysok02 (416) - MOns, BELGIUM - AUG 14, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Un très beau Stout à la robe noire, mousse crémeuse, un nez marqué par le caramel, le café, un coté lacté. La bouche est à la fois fraîche et crémeuse avec une finale sur l’amertume du café. Un beau stout équilibré.
sinte (418) - Udine, ITALY - JUL 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 0.33L at the Belgian Pavillion in the EXPO fair in Milan.
Dark brown to black body with large, creamy, tan head, fully lasting with nice lacing.
Moderate-to-heavy malty (roasted) aroma with notes of coffee and bitter cocoa (or dark chocolate).
Moderate-to-heavy bitter and moderate sweet flavour with a slightly acidic background note.
Medium body with oily texture; soft carbonation; some alcoholic feeling in the finish.
JefVerstraete (2143) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark brown/black colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Some hints of caramel. Sweet with bitter finish. Good stout.
mR_fr0g (5829) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Leighton’s gaff. Picked up ages ago from God knows where. Back of the cellar probably about 5 years old. Reddy mahogany brown coloured pour with a lasting cream coloured head. Aroma is sweet biscuit, Belgian yeast, strawberry, cakey malts, little paper. Flavour is composed of spicy strawberry, nutty malts, little age, papery, but not at all bad.
Theydon_Bois (12885) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle split at LKS skyline - thanks to Fergoose, 27/05/15.
Mahogany brown with a decent beige covering.
Nose is dark fruits, biscuit, toffee, brown sugar, damp face cloth.
Taste comprises brown bread, toffee, faint spice, nutty, dark fruits, biscuit.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
Scopey (9384) - 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 (14390) - 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 (3686) - 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 (841) - 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