danielcurtis81 (1517) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on tap at The Joint in OB. The appearance is a deep coffee brown. Not much head. The aromas are full of a medium dark roast coffee with some oatmeal and malts. The flavors pretty much follow the nose. Moderately acidic coffee, some slight fruitiness at times. Great malty backing that is a touch milder on the malt roast pushing the brew slightly towards a brown. Medium to slightly full body. Very tasty coffee brew.
geologyguy (555) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2014
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sharp black coffee and licorice taste, strong on front...a touch watery on back...malty with no hops
Nicke80 (25) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle from systembolaget bs. Pours dark with little head. Smell of roasted coffee. Nice coffee flavour with bitter notes. A bit watery and short lived after taste.
gendv138 (248) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle poured into a Belgian snifter. Pours black with dark brown hues, almost a finger of light tan head. Decent lacing. Aromas of coffee, roast, light caramel and vanilla. Tasting notes of roast, slightly burnt coffee, coffee grounds, dark chocolate, a little caramel and vanilla. Medium-light body with a mostly dry finish. Pretty nice lower ABV coffee stout.
Livendadream (78) - New Mexico, USA - MAR 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Btl pours murky black with a beige, thick creamy head that fades quickly leaving nice wraps of lace on glass. Aromas of cocoa,sweet coffee,roasted malts and vanilla. A taste of lightly sweet toffee,coffee,dark chocolate and a faint rum note with some earthiness.Medium body,mild carbonation smooth texture with a mildly bitter,nice dry finish. Very nice stout that is not to heavy or cloying, letting the intense coffee flavor shine through. Overall a great stout that has phenomenal coffee flavors.
Cunningham (3912) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as Coronado Coffee Stout. Pitch black color with a fine beige head. Lots of coffee and roasted malt in the nose. Medium + body. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Pleasant balanced coffee, roasted malt and chocolate flavor. Recomendable.
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]
visionthing (2308) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a shared bottle at RBNG-14. Pours black with a beige head. Intense coffee aroma with dark malts and caramel. A bit thin, but quite flavourful and nice. Pleasant stuff.
(2014-02-15 - Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden)
Rune (7242) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from a big bottle at the Grand Tasting at the RBNG-event, Fredrik 3.’s Hall. A fair tan-coloured head to a jet black body. Coffee nose, very dry. Taste of coffee, earthy malts and lingering roasted, bittersweet malts to the ending. Just the right kind of black coffee drink for me (Fredriksten festning, Halden 15.02.2014).
TheHOFF43 (1615) - Bloomington, Minnesota, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap on the island. Pours black with thick light-brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, cocoa, sweet coffee. Flavor is coffee up front, a nice sweetness and some bitter cocoa. Somewhat thin but very nice overall.
ClubGonzo (3445) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at RBNG-14. Jet black body, medium creamy light beige head. Nose is mad espresso, cocoa, dark chocolate, dark malts and hints of caramel. Taste is coffee, chocolate, cocoa, ashes and hints of caramel and grains. Full body, medium to high carbonation. Nice enough coffee stout.
abemorsten (2431) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at the RBNG-14 Grand Tasting courtesy of bergstaden. Black body with a light brown rim. Cellar notes and light burnt malts on the nose and in the mouth. Medium bodied with a surprisingly watery texture. Roasted finish on a dry tongue.