VastActiv (5676) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Gallows Bird, Espoo. Originally rated 26092011. Colour is black with small head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, chocolate and roasted malts.
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught@Pikkulintu, rated 2011-09-22) Almost black with a small, beige head. Roasted maltiness in the nose, with hints of salty licorice and chocolate, plus a touch of oatmeal sourness. Quite burned-malty flavor, but with malt sweetness and salty licorice balancing. Medium to full body, soft CO2. Not perfect in anyway, nor very complex - but one of the better ones from this brewery.
mithe (1532) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Roasted malt, light coffee, some other (oatmeal?) aroma. Dark black color. Medium brown head. Light sweet, medium bitter, light coffee and again oatmeal? taste. Long bitter finish. Very intense beer.
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Olfestival 2011 Kobenhavn. Black color with small brrown head. Aroma is domianted my roasted chocolate malts. Roasted malt taste, coffee, dark chocolate, soem vanilla. Nice.
thomat (3371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark brown with a small tan head. Fruity with chocolate tones. Malt, fruit and chocolate. Full body with a long, bitter and roasted after taste.
skortila (5284) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
@ Copenhagen festival 2011. The aroma has chocolate, nutella, roast, some liquorice. Black coloured beer with an off-white, thin head. The taste is a bit sweet, has some bitterness, liquorice, chocolate, some coffee, roast. Very smooth mouthfeel. Very nice stout.
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 9, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[10/2/11] Draught at Fermentoren in Copenhagen. Black with a light brown head. Roasty aroma with coffee. Slightly sweetish flavor, roasty and coffee-ish, with a drier finish. Medium-bodied.
tiong (6445) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Gallow’s Bird, Espoo
Pours pitch black with a creamy light brown head. Light aroma of slightly roasty malts, milk chocolate and toffee. Taste is dry and roasty with a slick mouthfeel and notes of coffee and chocolate. Heavily dry, slightly bitter and roasty finish. Quite well balanced dry stout.
Finwe (432) - Grankulla, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu 2011-09-24. Black with a tan head. Sweet chocolate in the aroma along with some plum pudding. Roasted barley, dark fruits and some bitterness in the flavour. Somewhat oily mouthfeel; medium carbonation. Dry, burnt, moderately bitter finish.
mjs (6459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught at Pikkulintu, 20110921) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and light brown. Aroma had burnt malts, coffee and ash. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were burnt malts, ash, liquorice, hint of fruitiness and medium bitterness. Aftertaste was burnt, ashy and bitter. Too burnt for my taste but nicely balanced flavours.