rouhlas (774) - GREECE - JAN 7, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
330ml bottle at home, from the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, coffee, wood, vanilla, dark fruits. Sweet and bitter taste like the aroma (coffee is the dominant flavor). Medium to full body, almost creamy with soft carbonation.
PaulW (105) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pleasant aroma of licorice, this pours a dark syrupy and headless. There is bags of body here; chocolate, dark malt and burned bits, all with that dark orange undercurrent of bourbon. Probably lots of hops here to balance things out. Bostin’ imperial stout.
kryon (1779) - SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark with minimal brown head
Aromas of tar, smoky whisky, bourbon, german sausage
Taste has bitter coffee, dark malts, peat, brown sugar, hints of bourbon
Thick creamy high bitterness but bit unbalanced
Yorker (1472) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a little sediment and a tiny tan head that leaves no lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, bourbon, vanilla, smoke, and liquorice - with a bitter finish.
PhillyCraft (3764) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep midnight black with medium coffee head that fades to a ring on the inner glass. Aroma and Flavor is sticky toffee, pipe tobacco, roasty/caramel malt, dutch cocoa, smoked barrel and blueberry. A little too hot and sweet at the moment but you can tell this will be awesome in 2 years. Classic de molen brew that warms you the hell up. Proost
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.33 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Black color with viscous look. Concentrated aroma of oak, soya sauce, burnt raisins and salty licorice. Roasty, bitter and woody taste with salty licorice, coffee, soya sauce, balsamico, bourbon, heavy oakiness and some smoke. Woody, salty and bitter finish. Very slow concentrated sipper with lots of (too much) woody oak.
Vells (921) - Riga, LATVIA - NOV 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This one is quite a standard, but good standard IMP stout. Moderate to intense roasted malts, light coffee, choco, licorice, bit wood and quite light bourbon note. Moderate sweetness with moderate bittersweet finish.
Decent and enjoyable brew, but nothing outstanding.
Melnis (275) - LATVIA - NOV 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
good spicy barel aged and balaned IMP. It is ok for the class and what ecpwcted. ....!
MotherBrother (781) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
@ Borefts 2014.
Pour pitch black with a dark brownish hue, and a small khaki frothy head.
Aroma is of roasted malts, slight smoke, plenty of coffee, bitter chocolate, some barrel characters for sure, and some sour oaky notes to it as well.
Tate is pretty sweet up front, some acidic notes in the middle, and a heavy dose of bitterness out.
Full n’ oily body, with a semi flat carbonation.
RasmusOtt (1488) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2014 Pours black with a tiny and rather fizzy brown head. Aroma is sweet and roasted with lots of sweet bourbon, caramel, chocolate, toffee, roasted malts, some figs and dates. Taste of dark roasted malts, coffee, bitter liquorice, bitter chocolate, coffee and some booze in the end. A bit hot, yet tasty!