gegwilson (2524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle as a birthday gift fom the parents. Cheers! Pours black with a nice thich beige head. Fairly mild roast coffee and cocoa aroma. The taste is moderately spicy with rich choclate pudding flavour. Coffee flavours in there also. Nice silky texture. Very easy drinking for a big beer. Great stuff.
danlo (2016) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
1pt 6 fl oz bottle, rated Halloween 2015. Pours black with a light brown foam head leaving lots of lacing and aroma of smoke, molasses, raisins, roast malt, coffee, booze. Flavour is roasted malty, treacle, dark fruits, chocolate & coffee, smokey, boozy with spicy bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, dry roasted earthy bitter finish. Very drinkable treat!
Nevalainen (393) - FINLAND - OCT 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black color with beige head. Aroma of toffee, roasty. Taste is sweetish, creamy texture. Very nice imperial stout.
MiP (14656) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Ashy aroma, a bit of fruit. Black colour. Small light brown colour. The flavour is roasted and quite sweet. Syrupy, sticky, and spicy, molasses. Late very roasted note, perhaps even smoked. Good, but a bit too sweet, I guess.
martin00sr (1975) - Haderslev, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black with small beige film. Roasted malt and coffee aroma, whiffs of smoke. Bitter chocolate and coffee flavour with solid hoppy bitterness. Rough and tough. Chewy, creamy and sticky mouthfeel with good bitter kick. Good.
Bamsen78 (4689) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Rowdy Rebel Revel, Sønderborg. Pours cloudy very dark brown with stable tan head. Clear aroma of coffee, malt and roast, with touches of yeast and coffee. Dark, roasty and coffeelike flavour with smoky notes and sweetish notes of malt, yeast and lactose. Roasty and smoky aftertaste. Decent.
hayduke (4281) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 29, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at GABF 2105. In the tasting glass was black. Tan foam. Big nose of dark ripe fruit and roasted malts. Medium plus body. Flavor is rich and the mats and hops are in good balance. Fruity and bitter finish. Great malt character carry this one.
gregwilsonstl (1703) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark black. Oily head. Chocolate. Smoke. Almost bacon but not quite. Heavy. Delicious. Tasted at Elijah Ps Monsters of Beer festival.
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Rating #1197 - Bottle from CBI - 23.07.2014. Big bubbly black pour with a tan head that erupts from an aggressive pour. Aroma is heavy roast malt, caramel,mild vanilla. Taste is roast malt toffee sweetness, and an unchalky bitterness, medium-heavy alcohol character, but well tempered with the luxurious toffee sweetness. Impressive.
dfearnley (1486) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle to pint glass
Chocolate is the primary aroma, it comes with some coffee, and toasted malts, molasses and toffee. Black with a thin, creamy light brown head. Nice thick coat of lacing. Taste is chocolate, nutmeg, toasted malt, coffee, slight booziness and wood.