GothGargoyle (2319) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thick dark black with a small beige head. Aroma is liquorice, bourbon, chocolate, wood, vanilla. Oily mouthfeel, smooth on the palate with a hint of booze on the finish. Taste is chocolate, bourbon, liquorice, raisins, hint of coffee. Very nice.
madmitch76 (21796) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
28th August 2010
Opaque black beer, little ta head. Dark malt and oak nose. Light soft palate, semi dry. Sweet dark malt. Sweet whisky and a trace of coffee. Subtle oak. A little dark chocolate. Minerals in the finish which is semi dry. Very good indeed. Bitter aftertaste.
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
18cl bottle. Black color with fine brown head. Roasted aroma. Complex sticky and roasted taste with some oak and vanilla. Lubricant your palate in thick oil. Tastes damn good.
crosamich (433) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - MAY 20, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thick and sticky with no head. Bourbon and vanilla notes, Sweet finish, chocolate and bitter.
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at Dak’s. Pours a dark brown with garnet hue color. Aroma is whiskey, vanilla, wood and some roast. Taste is sweet with more whiskey and vanilla. Full bodied and sticky. Awesome beer! Very happy to have tried this.
Brandman (2831) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 23, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black body, no head. Aroma has acidic malty stoutlike notes, coffee, chocolate, wood and dark fruits. Very deep and intense flavour, ashy, a bit rubbery when warms. Bourbon hints. Slightly cheesy..
Rasmus40 (17431) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black with a small beige. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and bourbon. Flsvor is very sweet and very bitter. Dry and very bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily and smooth. 210412
ken1 (1704) - DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A very good rounded flavor. Roasted fruity and good bitterness. Black in color, creamy head, but quickly fading.
Scopey (12247) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle #2218, bottled on 08/06/2010, thanks to Benzai. It pours very dark brown, with a bubbly tan head. The nose is vanilla. icing sugar, caramel, toffee, roasted malt, coffee, marzipan and ginger bread. The taste is vanilla, toffee, coconut, brown sugar, coffee liqueur, roasted malt, booze, bourbon, oak, ripe banana, hot cross buns, marzipan and charcoal, with a warming finish. Medium sweetness, full body and low carbonation. Complex, flavoursome and well balanced.
magdalar (516) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - MAR 24, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
25cl bottle at Erzbierschof. Pours black with no real head. Smells amazing, of bourbon, whisky, vanilla, and distilled goodness. Tastes of a heavy sweetness, strong bitter, some smoke. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Finishes semisweet with Bourbony vanilla.