JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2004
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Roasted malt and oily velvet aroma. Pitch black in color. Luscious, oily and velvety mouthfeel, very full bodied. Malty flavor echoes with port wine, dried fruits, spicy hops and bubble gum. Avery nice stout, indeed. Thanks to Andre for the sample!
AlchemistZ (493) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Black, opaque beer with a well-sustained dark tan head atop. Aroma is oily, sweet and intense with dark fruit, herbs and licorice. Flavor is bready, cotton candy, burnt malt sugar, caramel and licorice. Body is solidly med/full. This stout drinks incredibly well except for it is slightly too carbonic, even at the end of the pint.
bellsrocks (1) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - OCT 10, 2004 does not count
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice roasted aroma and the color is very dark. One of the more smooth stouts i’ve had. over all a great stout
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2004
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled, Stockholm Beer Festival.
Dark colour, poor brown head. Rich maltiness and somewhat lively. Cocoa and coffee notes. Big bitterness. Imperial Stout character.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours perfect for the style, black with a tall tan head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Roasty sharp chocolate/coffee aroma. Taste runs bitter throughout with a strong coffee finish. A smooth stout with a medium body, roasty taste, and long lasting coffee bitterness left behind.
rlgk (9033) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black. Bitter coffee-aroma, butr also with some malts. Flavor brings cocoa and chocolate, and gives a bitter dry finish.
Malakin (469) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 1, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2006 Very dark, opaque in a mug, nice roasted aroma. Full bodied roasted flavour with some nice hop bitterness in the background.
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - SEP 27, 2004
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is malty and choclatey. Malt also present. Pours a dark black with light brown head. Flavor is slightly accidic,. Warming and full in flavor, choclate and roast come through, bitter coffeeish finish. A very nice beer. Thanks once again to Indiana Red, who IS the man!
omhper (18761) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2004
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Black with brownish head. Roasty aroma with licorice and grapefruit. Dryish with clean mouthfeel. Salty finish with long bitterness.
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(sampled bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival) Very dark brown, thin light brown head. Roastad aroma with a big clean maltprofile. Chocolate and cocoa. Rather powerfull flavour of black coffee, cocoa and coconut. Strong flavour of black coffee in finish, hops and coconut.