superspak (4471) - Michigan, USA - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 7/31/2012. Pours a fairly pitch black color with a 1 finger fairly dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of big caramel, milk chocolate, vanilla, toffee, roasted malt, oak, toast, light coffee, and light smoke. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity. Taste of chocolate, caramel, vanilla, oak, smoke, roasted malt, toast, toffee, and light smoked ham. Slight roasty bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, oak, toast, toffee, and smoke on the finish for a bit. Very nice flavor balance and robustness; very pronounced but balanced oak flavor; with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and slightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. It feels a touch on the thin side, but it’s not detrimental. Alcohol is very well hidden with almost zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice oak aged stout. Nice amount of robust flavors for a 6% beer with a nice balanced smoke complexity; and extremely smooth to drink as expected. A very enjoyable offering.
allmyvinyl (9214) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown with a short-lived thin tan head. Aromas of soy sauce, vanilla. Taste is more soy, oak, chocolate. Roasted bitter finish.
Vestergaard (1577) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2016
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle thanks to Klimaet. Pours a dark brown, almost black. Clear with a fizzy, tan head. Aroma has chocolate malts, vanilla, roasted malts, light oak, some toffee. Taste is watery, sweet, milk chcolate, light artificial vanilla and a tiny roasty bitter finish. Watery body and a rather fizzy carbonation. Tastes like cheapness...
Klimaet (1605) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours black/reddish hues with a small brown head. Aromas of dark fruits, oak, light vanilla, rye bread, malt. Taste is malty, dark fruits, leathery, chocolate, light tobacco.
Jrwhitney6 (439) - - MAY 20, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Beer of month club. Pours dark brown with beige foam head. Nose is vanilla. Taste is vanilla, licorice and roasted malt (not getting the "bourbon" flavor mentioned in the description). Pretty good.
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Ctplt777 (474) - - MAY 7, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Definitely getting a big oak aroma from this one. Chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Lot’s of oak and vanilla. Taste is smooth and again, full of vanilla, oak and chocolate. Very easy to drink and super affordable. Definitely recommended.
Voodoo (545) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark brown with a fairly creamy off white head which lingers.....aroma of chocolate, touch of vanilla, lactose?......taste is a bit thin, sweetness, slight vanilla, very slight wood notes....mostly just sweetness coming through. Was hoping for a bit more.
harrisoni (16927) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Googies Folkestone. Black beer lasting tan head. Chocolate stout aroma. Yes so me oak comes through. Not much vanilla. Mostly a woody flavour from the barrel . Yes some sweetness. Not overly lactose. Decent. Not amazing. Too cold and fizzy ok.
Patrickctenchi (5855) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 7, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with a short tan head.
Woody caramel, chocolate aroma.
Taste is sweet, chocolate malt, vanilla, cola.....
Nice and creamy.....roasty.
This is a really solid little stout.
nybol (1360) - DENMARK - FEB 29, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
En rigtig fin stout med dybte og en smag af træ kan anes i eftersmagen. Ikek meget humle.
strap (721) - Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black with a light head. Some vanilla aroma, but mainly roast malts and a little coffee. A toasted feel. Pretty good stout
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