Nightfall (1306) - Hamburg, - AUG 18, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield.Black with a small,creamy,beige head. Roasted malt, caramel,coffee and some dark chocolate. Very smooth,rich flavor. nice one.
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Really good, roasty, smooth stout - a little hint of wateryness though to let it down somewhat but still tasty
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 3, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield. Pours a very dark black/brown. Aroma of roasted espresso and malt. Strong flavours of a medium roasted coffee and malts, and oats. Nice.
Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Low beige head to a more or less jet black body. Mild roasted dark malts to the nose. Taste of chocolate malts added by a backdrop of dark bitter fruits. Medium bodied. Well made stout. Gravity, half, at Steel City Beer Festival, Sheffield 2 Oct 10.
Finn (5176) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Gravity på Steel City Beer & Cider Festival 2 Okt 10. Svart. Lavt luftig skum. God sjokoladearoma. Litt vassen smak: Spor av lakris & kaffe. Tørr røstet ettersmak.
activitiesalan (1) - USA - OCT 13, 2010 does not count
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very Rich and Smooth. Definitely a good drink to have for one moving into the beer tasting world.
oh6gdx (23707) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@Bishops Stortford Beer Festival 2010 (5.0 % ABV). Quite much pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is chocolate, some toffee, caramel, roasted malts, dark berries and mild coffee. Flavour is caramel, dark dry fruits, some wood and liquorice. Pleasant and nice.
Ungstrup (31474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield. A pitch black beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and some soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, caramel, and a bit of wood, leading to a very dry and roasted finish. Nice one.
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Pours an opaque black with a small off-white head. Hard roasted malt in the nose with some vanilla. Medium body, low carbonation with lots of vanilla and sweet hard roasted malt, vague coffee and cocoa accents. Discreet malt bitterness. Pleasant and well made. 180110
mcberko (10577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2011 On tap in Sheffield - pours black. Mild bitterness, roasted malt, faint chocolate, coffee. Very smooth and rich - medium-bodied. Very nice.
harrisoni (15793) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask handpull at Hillsborough Hotel, Sheffield. Black, thin tan head.. Some liquorice. Bitter. Really hard roasted malt. Some choc. It’s alright, just a bit juicy rather than dry.