caesar (5966) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Wormer, small sample. Dark color, short brown head. Aroma of chocolate, quite fruity of blackcurrant, slight spicy and earthy as well, hint of roast. Creamy texture. Slight sweet, slight bitter, bit dry. Very well balanced and a good try on an English stout. Good stuff.
lym_flyer (22) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl. bottle conditioned, from De Bierkoning, Amsterdam.
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of licorice and malts.
Tastes of chocolate, liquorice, with a bitter roasted finish. Thinnish mouthfeel. Nice.
jfb (4853) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) pours a darkest ruby-brown colour with a creamy beige head. aroma of sour cherries, balsamic vinegar and toasted malts, dark chocolate and herbal hops, with a hint of citrus fruits. flavour is mostly the same, lots of toasted malts and espresso, dark fruit, bubble gum and a light citric tartness in the earthy finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
RobinV (50) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark brown/blackish beer, Very nice and foamy brown head. Smell: sweet/coffee/caramalt.
Taste: sweet and round, roast malts, full and robust body. Nice bitter but fresh aftertaste.
Abijen (2178) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a beautiful black beer with a good tan head. Smells sweet bit coffee and hay. Good taste. Coffee with a good bitter finish. Bit vanilla.
Sureshpa (341) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: Caramel, coffee, roast, liquorice, milk chocolate, salty Appearance: black, with dark brown coffee glow, beige fine head, medium lace Taste: Coffee, bitter, light fizzy carbonation, dry finish, some sort of liquorice aftertaste
adamnowek (896) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very nice coffee taste on the tongue. Balanced well with some bitterness that cuts through the heavy nature of the beer.
mjik83 (1104) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
- Alcoholpercentage van 6.8%
- Smakelijk biertje destijds gedronken
- Complimenten aan de brouwerij- en brouwmeester
- Nog geen topper, maar wel de hoge waardering die verdiend is
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RW80 (1463) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Allmost black with abeige creamy head, leaving minor lacing.
Aroma: roasted malts, caramel ,licorice tones, coffee and some chocolate.
Taste: Powerfull Roasted and toasted malts, craamel, moderate bitter and sweet, some licoricewood tones and coffee . Aftertaste has some herbal and sweet tones.
medium body, slightly below average carbonation, oily texture.
Good Stout with a very full taste, but does have some complexity.
Craftmember (35) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Apparently thiis beer went through some evolution. According to this recent bottle I got from a Dutch supermarket called Deen, it’s got 7% abv, 51 ebu, a 121 ebc.
It pours a beautiful black with a small tanned foamy ’mocca’head, medium to soft carbonation.
The roast malts and coffee hit your nose straight away in this still subtle aroma. There’s dark cacao, hops, some fruity hint ( like datk sweet citrus, tangerine of some sort...), toasted bread and nuts.
The taste is of roasted malts, a lot of nice bitter coffee, bitter hops, again that very faint hint of something fruity I can’t quite put my finger on, a slight cirtic-acid edge to the nice oily, bitter coffee aftertaste, a medium dry hop-feeling in the mouth, lovely bitter with cacao and hops, get even a bit of the bread in the aftertaste with a smithering of silt lining. Some sweetness is still in there too. Alliteration goes well with this one: Black, Bitter, Beautifully Brewed. Love this one.