DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - NOV 2, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Ol Beer in Walnut Creek, CA. Pours black with a think brown head. Tastes of chocolate and roasted malts. I think I even tasted a little bit of that hickory. I'm a sucker for imp stouts. Gotta love em.
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Garrold (1876) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle share. Cotteridge Beano. Nearly black. Thin, lasting, bubbly, tan head. Fruity, dark chocolate. Milk chocolate. Chocolate chip cookies. Pretty full on. Rich, and smooth. Very nice. Especially straight after that Lvivske!
Leighton (12200) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at the Cotteridge Convention 2014. Pours oily dark brown with a creamy tan head. The nose holds sugary dark malts, cocoa. Medium to big sweet flavor with rich dark chocolate, moderate roasted malts, some earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly warming finish with mellow alcohol notes, more dark chocolate, dark fruits. Hefty and quite tasty.
RichTheVillan (3678) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Cotteridge wine convention; opaque black pour with a creamy tan head, spice and chocolate aroma, taste has dark fruits, chocolate, a hint of chilli, some coffee.
Beersiveknown (3428) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at cotteridge tasting 24/1/15, bottle from brewdog online
opaque black, dark tan lacing, coconut cola, full bodied, slightly smoky and spicey, spikey carbonation, warming, cocoa, earthy.
jkbachman (181) - - JAN 24, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Chocolate, smoky, woody, with a hint of hop spice. Thick and chewy. This would be excellent barrel aged.
Fin (7805) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Cotteridge Tasting, Saturday 24th January 2015 Pours black with a beige head, some bonfire toffee. This is quite a pokey beer a little harsh on the end/finish, has it got a little chilli in it? Roasty and bitter, this is very nice, pleasant warmth throughout, some dark chocolate, lovely. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov16 3.9
williamstome (1035) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour, beautiful brown head. Aroma is sweet chocolate, cherry, and smoke. Flavor is chocolate covered cherries, dark chocolate, booze, medium full body, smoky sweet finish.
deepeary (204) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
14 month old bomber. Motor oil pour with soapy mocha head. Nose is very rich, bakerís chocolate, roasty malt, smoke, anise and some graham cracker.. Oily texture. Taste is sweet, roasty, licorice, some cherry, lingering smokey finish. This is a nice sticky-lip sipper.
kevinsenn (1178) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Steinís Beer Garden. Huge coffee and chocolate aroma. Huge super rich coffee and chocolate taste, with smoky notes. Yes! Thick body. Awesome!
RobertDale (3778) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 ounce bottle. Pours black with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit, coffee, and smoke. Just didnít do much for me.