hombrepalo (1914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
6oz pour at Churchkeys D.C. Black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasty with molasses, mocha, vanilla, anise, dark rum. Lots of chocolate and vanilla, some tar, prunes, balancing bitterness that creeps up a little.
Zodiac (54) - - JAN 6, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice, deep imperial russian stout with beautiful brown head. Would repeat.
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Ingevara (831) - SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A stout without the usual smoothness. The usual stout flaors, but more hops and alcohol. Slightly oily. Not really my cup of ... beer.
Gerbeer (2212) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a medium to full retentive tan head. Aromas of vanilla, blackberries, creamy coffee and a bit of alcohol. Flavors of dark chocolate, light coconut, heavily roasted malts, chicory, vanilla, and dry roasted malts. Smooth with dry finish. Excellent.
ads135 (3279) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 1, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very aggressive stout. Pours inky black with a deep brown head. Thick on the tongue, licorice, dark chocolate, molasses, and coffee finish.
furthur (332) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, black body, skiff of foam, some lacing. Aroma molasses, soy, raisins and plums and dates, shortbread, big vanilla. Taste is molasses, soy, dark fruit, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, coffee, salt. Palate is a little light, carbonation is fine, subdued, perfect for style.
zvikar (3903) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Stas & Vova. Pours black with a brown head, aroma of chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee, dark bread, flavor is sweet with chocolate, wood, coffee, toffee and dark bread, medium
to full bodied.
Florya (624) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
How: Bottle. Where: At my home. Aroma:Lots of coffee, some chocolate and dark berries Appearance: Black,minimal head. Taste: Medium sweetness, some light bitterness. Palate: Medium to full bodied, thick and a bit sticky texture, low carbonation. Nice long finish.
RickFifty (611) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black color, brown head. Chocolate nose, coffee, roasted malt, dried fruit, licorice, vanilla. Milk chocolate taste, sweet fruity, roasted malt, toffee, dry finish. Full body, soft carbonation, oily texture.
williamstome (1212) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pitch black pour, small brown head. Roasty malt aroma with notes of chocolate and blackberries. Flavor is of dark chocolate, blackberries, and roasted malts.