kingstoni (1961) - FINLAND - JUN 10, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Deep brown color with a medium thick frothy tan head. Aroma of smoke, chocolate and licorice. Bitter taste. A bit oily feel.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
geologyguy (1331) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUN 6, 2016
3.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2016 Great malty sweet smell...taste is pretty bitter...not in a good way for my palate...one dimentional and a bit harsh...not very smooth...medium bold flavor but the flavor isn’t great...finish sweeter than front...had at party at Trevor’s house (Bocce ball HH got rained out)
martin00sr (2753) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black, small beige head. Roasted aroma, dark chocolate and notes of licorice. Flavour has roasted malt, some sweetness and chocolate.
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
31/III/16 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle from Struise Beershop (Brugge) @ home - BB: n/a (2016-298)
Clear dark brown to purple beer, big irregular fizzy beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: very intense, dried fruits, some coffee, prunes, liquorish, overripe banana, calvados, apple skin. MF: lots of carbon, medium to full body. Taste: some coffee first, bit sourish, very spicy, liquorish, mocha, little sweet. Aftertaste: bitter hops, banana peel, coffee, some dark chocolate, more coffee, tobacco, quite some vanilla, caramel, soft sweetness, ripe banana. Very complex, lovely beer!
phfyysik (715) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 6, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with beige fluffy big head. Aroma is light cream, fruits, pie, dried apple, nuts, some metal. Taste is vanilla, cream, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, some nuts. Light roast in after taste. A bit too high carbonisation. Easy porter.
Nische (1888) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Saveur. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, liquorice and a hint of iron. Taste is on the sweeter side with vanilla, chocolate, liquorice nuts and leather. Slightly roasted finish. Gentle carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Overall a nice porter.
Johnstledger8 (752) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 20, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a pitch black with a smooth lasting foamy to bubbly beige head. Aroma of nuts, liquorice, dark fruits, caramel, oats. Taste is of milk chocolate, bitter roasted notes, raisins, figs, nuts, molasses, hint of liquorice. Thin oily mouthfeel, slightly foamy, soft to medium carbonation.
planky84 (2866) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle fro Beermoth, Manchester. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Raisin, licorice and chocolate aroma. Flavours of smoke, dark berries, chocolate and toffee. Dry finish.
KoNrRiI (1218) - Århus, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.33 bottle. Black color with a small, off-white head of poor retention. Aroma of licorice, dark fruits, some caramel. Taste of coffee, dark malts, roast, and delicate fruits. A full body, a creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is long, features some mango and an interesting touch of vanilla. Overall, quite a nice beer.
jamestulloch (3429) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from BottleDog, Edinburgh. Dark brown body with a thin beige head. Good lacing. Aroma of chocolate cake, brown sugar and cocoa powder. Flavour of sweet malt, milk chocolate and vanilla ice-cream. Very sweet but not cloying. Medium body with a creamy texture. Soft fizz. Would be incredible on cask.