GothGargoyle (1574) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - OCT 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep murky brown with a pale head. Aroma is molasses, liquorice, dark fruits, candi sugar, hint of peat. Slightly slick mouthfeel, sweet and somewhat light on the palate. Taste is raisins, candi sugar, chocolate, hint of soy sauce. Tasty.
magicmn (120) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Deep brown with creame head. Sweet chocolate and some coffee in aroma. Very pleasant taste - same chocolate, caramel, coffee with medium-high body. But it was bit hazy closer to bottom of bottle, probably yeast.
Werckmeister (589) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 30, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle at home bought at Ammersin. Could be a bit fresher, Bottled: 18.04.2014. dark brown / almost black color. very small off-white head. strong smell of coffee and cacao, smells malty roasty, some light dried fruits. quite nice smell, rather unique. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes roasty bitter, some slight sweetness, cacoa and coffee again, light sourness, light notes of tobacco. nice dry roasty bitter finish. wow, drinks very nice and quite easy. really like this one.
maledictum (694) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - APR 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with huge foam, beige and hurried. Scents of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and ashes. The mouth is in the same way, roasted, rather round, with bitter chocolate flavours and a hint of toffy. It is dry but supple, point of acidity with notes of coffee, burned and its bitterness.
rouhlas (611) - GREECE - APR 19, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml botle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Dark brown almost black color with beige head. Malty, bready aroma, light chocolate and coffee. Sweet and bitter taste, malty bready. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.
conway (1908) - - APR 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Black with tan head. Roasty with dark fruit, licorice and light smoke. Rich and sticky. Nice.
MonsterMagnet (464) - NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, pours dark brown with am off white head. Aroma: liquorice, roast, citrus. Taste: cappucino, ash, chocolate, liquorice. Light-medium sweet and bitter, oily to creamy texture, medium body, soft carbonation. Dry ashy finish.
androman (735) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle at home from Bert’s Bierhuis Biltstraat, Utrecht. Body is dark brown, head is small, beige, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is dusty old book and chocolate. Flavor is chocolate, roasted malt, mild coffee, light peanuts, toast. Light sweet, medium bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bitter. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy dessert beer, simple, tasty, good one.
cagou007 (433) - FRANCE - APR 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep dark color with a thin tan foam. Nose is chocolate and coffee. Aromas are roasted malts, coffee, liquorice, with a nutty hint. Oily texture, medium carbonation. Long bitter finish, mostly on roasty/coffee flavors, but with an herbal aftertaste. Average porter.
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alomtnez (138) - SPAIN - MAR 29, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Small tan head not very lasting. Dark brown (chocolate) colour, heavily cloudy and particulate. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, slightly hoppy and fruity. Taste is roasted malt, dark toasted fruits, somehow cheesy or lactic. Watery and medium oily mouthful with medium carbonation.
tiong (4504) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ TCBW 2015
Pours pitch black with a smooth head. Aroma of roasty malts,hints of berries, licorice, ash and wood. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and woody with hints of licorice and ash. Finish is smooth, roasty and ashy with hints of licorice. A bit stuffy.