eyes_wide_shut (107) - Haifa, - MAR 24, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
At a tasting in YK23 house in Haifa during brewing Brown Porter, 330ml bottle, pours black color with short ecru head, like espresso, coffee, toasted malt and bittersweet chocolate aroma, bittersweet chocolate and coffee taste, medium-light body, flows, feeling slightly bitter and lively carbonation palate, maybe a little too much lively, sweet and bitter aftertaste, overall a superb beer, although the taste is slightly disappointing relative to the aroma.
RW80 (1789) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl Bottle thanks to h tomer. Appearance Black body with a decent beige head. Aroma: Roasted malts,chocolate , caramel, cocoa, fruity, hints of dark fruit.
Taste: moderate bitterness, quite dark, Roasted matls,chocolate , tobacco, licorice, cocoa powder,, floral and fruity hints, Which gives it a light bitter afteraste.
Medium body,Low carbonation, light creamy mouthfeel.
Decent stout, but lacks a bit complexity
IngetSlick (107) - - MAR 5, 2016
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Dark brown body. Creamy white head. Smells of dark bread, coffee, licorice. Tastes hoppy, bread, yeast. Bitter, bit of salt and a lingering sweet touch.
rlgk (16562) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from a trade with tomer. Black beer with a decent beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, cocoa, fruity notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, tobacco, licorice, cocoa powder, some licorice. Decent beer.
Dazz3 (1789) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Pours light brown with a small brown head. Smells and tasted bread malty, roasted malt with a watery bitter finish.
Countbeer (5886) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Thanks DSG: Chouffe glass:
Creamy beige head. Close to very black body.
Aroma is ligt, some roast, liquorice, chocolate, bay leaf, malt roast, sweet roast, floral, flowers and fruit. Not strong but good soft mix of inviting sweet ish/fruity roast tones.
Flavour is bretty with toast/roast, bitters, malts, nits, caramel, light earthy, light fruity and again some floral tints. If brett is used it gives the crispy fruity floral tint in bith aroma and flavour. Nice.
Aftertaste is bitter, malty, toasty, nutty and light bitter.
Low carbo, loght creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied.
rouhlas (2116) - GREECE - OCT 1, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle at home, thanks to Stavros! Dark brown almost black color with beige head. Aroma is roasted malty, smoked notes, meat, coffee. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma with some coffee acidity. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.
drfabulous (5882) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 11, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle. Dark pour. Some cocoa cola and cherry. Lacking overall stout traits regarding chocolate or coffee. A bit light in body.
Benzai (12222) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle [from Euro Swap 2015-2 thanks to tomer] @ home. Opaque dark brown color, full sized light brown colored head that lasts for quite a while and leaves fair lacing. Aroma is malts, a little earthy and a little sweet. Taste malts, light to moderately bitter, a hint of earth and slightly ash. Decent body and carbonation.
77ships (6975) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml. bottle split with Beerlover_Ben. Obtained in the big Israeli trade. Blackish, little but solid mocha head. Nose is glue, earthly liquorish, light sweet coca-cola, lightly metallic. Taste is glue, sweetish plastic, liquorish, herbal, thin, plastic, berries, light bitterness,… Rather thin. Not very impressive but drinkable for sure.
rayaron (1192) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - FEB 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Benny’s Cask Ale Pub, Kfar Saba. Dark black with medium creamy beige head. Light aroma of roasted malt, notes of coffee and dark chocolate. Sweetish flavor of roasted malt, notes of coffee and dark chocolate, moderate bitterness, faint ash notes. Light carbonation, creamy texture, medium to full-bodied. The cask version is very nice and easy to drink.