v1rgil (151) - Burnaby, British Columbia, - MAY 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark black with thick creamy brown head.
Aroma is oatmeal and dark roasted malts and (chinook) pine scent hops.
First atste is thick malts and strong oatmeal flavour. Very dry and not too sweet with good bitter presence.
Aftertaste is dry bitter tanginess.
Beerdedone (2828) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a rocky tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Roasty dark chocolate flavor with coffee, smoke, licorice, and pine. creamy smooth texture, full body, moderate carbo.
Nejhleader (1290) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
has a nice roast chocolate malt aroma. A nice roast malt taste with a hint of chocolate. pretty nice.
IPagan5 (42) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours from bottle jet black, oily thick. Very nice coffee aroma. Nice licorice and roast flavor. Big on palate.
SG111 (374) - New York, USA - MAR 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap in Eugene, OR. Pours black, tan head. Aroma is lots of roasted coffee, some chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts, light chocolate. Very light porter body.
maximet (116) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pitch black with a thin brown head. Coffee bitterness, a little roasted, chocolate, some floral hops, alcohol. Very well balanced, sweet then bitter than balanced with a long floral aftertaste. Medium body with a thick texture, lively carbonation.
skmikeg (1118) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pouts pitch black with a half finger tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is of coffee, bakers chocolate, malts, sweet malts, caramel, roasted molasses, some floral hops, and some light pine. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with some charcoal/burnt wood notes in the finish. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, tasty, pretty complex oatmeal stout that is pretty happy for the style.
VastActiv (3367) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Taphouse Grill, Seattle. Colour is almost black with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, some chocolate and roasted malts.
Tonkun (948) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pitch black pour with a mocha head. Roast, licorice, raisin, tire. Medium full body. Licorice tire flavor. Smoother than expected finish. Nice
itribeer (1) - Washington, USA - FEB 10, 2015 does not count
0.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Was one of my favorite stouts. Great flavor and mouth feel. It’s too bad Elysian decided to become a part of AB Inbev. I rate it a .5 for being a sell out.
ChewyBeer (112) - SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 27, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours good and dark with tan head. Fruity nose. Strong citrus flavours that overwhelm the malt