Braastad (402) - FINLAND - DEC 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet, smoky aroma.
Palate is creamy, though little carbonated.
Flavor is dry, and little bitter. COffee and dark chocolate.
TBone (12538) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black opaque color, steady beige head. Aroma is ashy. toasted and a bit milky and even peaty. Light-bodied. Toasted with some tobacco flavors. Quite dry, almost a bit acidic. Quite watery aftertaste.
thellgren (265) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Colour is black as the name suggests and taste has dark chocolate. This is really nice. Well, maybe not in a hot summer day, but during a winter as dessert.
RexTalionis (2402) - FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50 cl. Pours dark brown in color with a creamy tan head. Cocoa powder,
freshly grinded coffee beans and light burnt wooden notes in aroma. Roasted
coffee, ash, both bitter and milk chocolate notes in taste. Bitter ashyness in
aftertaste. A bit light perhaps, but otherwise good.
Tide (1756) - Espoo, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from supermarket. Black color, beige head. Bittersweet taste with roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and a bit of blackcurrant. Bittersweet finish with coffee, chocolate and blackcurrant. Very nice dry stout.
kingstoni (1491) - FINLAND - OCT 30, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Deep brown color with a thin head. Dry taste of coffee and roasted malt. Dry, a bit salty taste. Long mild bitter finish.
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laiti (5598) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50 cl bottle @ home, BBE 05/2014
Aroma has vanilla, some ashy and peaty notes. Also some lactic tones. Flavour is a bit odd with lactic notes, some dark chocolate and hints of ash. Some coffee and buttery tones too. Decent, I do not find the lactic notes nice.
rosenbergh (6660) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500 ml bottle. L3141. BB May/14. (K-Citymarket) Kouvola, Finland.
Dark reddish brown almost black colour with a small creamy tan head.
Roasted malt, mild coffee, sugary sweetness and lactose sweetness in the aroma.
The flavour is roasted malty with lots of coffee notes. Sweetness. Creamy. A bit watery. Too much coffee for me.
Beerheart65 (997) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice look: black with just hint of red, big brown creamy and dense head that leaves lacing. Mild aroma has light roasted malt, ash, coffee. Medium body with round but bit thin palate, long roasted finish, mild carbonation, dry and slightly bitter. Nice stout.
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - OCT 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle. Dark brown color with a medium sized light brown head. Roasty aroma with hints of coffee. Quite dry with roasted malt, coffee and some bitterness in the finish. Slightly smoky. Light to medium body, dry finish. Decent stout.