MoritzF (8676) - - MAR 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle) Black coloured hue with a beige and firm mid-sized foamy head. Earthy and leathery roast-malty aroma with notes of dark chocolate, liquorice, vanilla and a tinge of dark fruits. Roasty bitter flavour with a mildly alcoholic sweetness, full bodied with a soft carbonation. Solid leathery and a bit tarry roasted malt-character with hints of dark chocolate, liquorice and a subtle sour-fruity touch; roasty and chocolatey malty finish with alcoholic and mildly vinous notes. Very good. 03.III.13
redders1974 (323) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home oily alcohol taste in s good sense notes of liquorice and coffee dry finish with a brown sugar mouthfeel if that possible
Werckmeister (895) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle at Austrian RB Meeting in Linz shared by Sebilinz, many thanks. BB 07/2019. smells malty roast, glueish, light coffee & chocolate, light smoke, decent. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes malty roast, light glueish again, light smoke, lightly sour, bitter chocolate & coffee, caramel, some herbs. finishes malty roasty, with herbs and light sourness. quite nice, overall was served a bit too warm. but nice one.
androman (917) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
50cl bottle at home from Beerritz.co.uk. Body is fizzy, nearly black, head is small, beige, slightly fizzy, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is chocolate and mild coffee, flavor is chocolate, vanilla, spices, licorice, toast, caramel, dried fruits. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium to heavy bitter, light fruity sweet-sour, raisin, cocoa, toffee. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Easy dessert beer, delicious.
RichTheVillan (4459) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a bubbly tan head, aroma is quite sweet with some chocolate, light malt a hint of coffee, taste has rich coffee, burnt toast malts, some plain chocolate bitterness, I’d expect a moor viscous mouthfeel of a stout of this ABV, but overall very pleasant and a bold move to put it in a 500ml.
mateuszk (768) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pitch black, creamy head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee (but not that intensive), chocolate and some liquorice. Taste follows aroma, all flavours nicely mixed, semi to low sweet with medium bitterness. In overall tastes good but I had feeling it was very clean, like lager (baltic porter). Alcohol well hidden. Full bodied beer but drinkability was great. Well done.
SilverfoX (706) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
rich ganache aroma, pitch black with tan lacing, big chocolate flavour with a bit of aniseed in the finish, a bit sickly and a real feeling of the alcohol.
mario_giri (162) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Eigentlich recht gut. Schokolade, dunkle Früchte und etwas Alk in der Nase. Fast ein wenig zu dünn und spitzig im Mund, alkig. Sonst solid. Nicht mein liebstes Imp Stout.
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karpik (240) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAY 15, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
BB; 06.2019. Aroma of ash, coffee and booze. Pours pitch black with coke-like foam. Taste is much too boozy, which is really disturbing and covers the rest of flavors. Maybe too young but I don’t think that aging this will help a lot.
sarauckelman (263) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Opaque dark black, with a few varied-sized dark tan bubbles. Musty, malty, roasted aroma with a hint of cigar smoke. Very strong flavor of roasted coffee, malt, and cigar ash, a bit astringent on the end. Lively, but with a bit too much carbonation for my taste.
uckelman (390) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black, only a little tan head, which quickly dissipates. Aroma is mainly earthy, with hints of malt and alcohol. Not much sweetness in the aroma. Medium body, warm long finish, which changes to burnt notes.