fonefan (34743) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[ Courtesy of SecretWinterSanta ]. ABV: 11.9%. Clear dark brown black colour with a average to large, frothy, excellent lacing, mostly lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, strong coffee, dusty coffee. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, coffee, sweet malt - cacao, dusty coffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
anders37 (16582) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty coffee finish.
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
8th April 2014
Tasting at Bruceís Pad.Batch #7. Thanks to Colin. Opaque black - brown beer, tidy tan head. Palate is soft and airy. Light fine carbonation. Smooth dark malts with light oaky sweetness. Earthy coffee and a touch of vanilla. Mild tangy dark fruits underneath. Whisper of toffee before a smooth dry finish. Nice one.
cgarvieuk (14187) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 20, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle at Jans ... deep black ... thin tan head ... big coffee ... heavy roast nose ... dark malts ... deep heavy roast ....massive coffee ... juicy roast ... big heavy roast ... light burbon... nice
Theis (13359) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Tadgís Pub, Kyoto. Pitch black - brown head. Lots of coffee. Bisquit. Burned bisquit. Sweetness. Coffee with sugar. Acid notes from the burned malty. Ok - taste is not as good as aroma.
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown. Big coffee aroma, but like a sweet creamy coffee. Rich, super sweet, again some coffee but itís silky...chocolate, too, but again silky. Finish is warming and decadent. Apres-ski beer if Iíve ever had one.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, bourbon, caramel, and roasted malt. Flavor of coffee, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, wood, and roasted malt.
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle, Release #9, 11.3% ABV. Smallish brown head atop viscous cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, some chocolate syrup. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, some cocoa. Bourbon really only comes out in the finish (a positive attribute here). Alcohol noticeable but not overpowering. Sticky medium-full body.
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2013 120306-22oz bottle-pours black with a thin brown head. Aroma is coffee grounds, dark malt. Taste is coffee grounds, dark malt bite. 2.8 *****************
130322-22oz bottle shared by Sledutah @RBWG-JAX- 3..8
Travlr (11001) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black. Thick brown head. Nice cocoa aroma with no whisky, how is that possible? Nicely balanced whisky and chocolate taste, very complex and full of character.