Japalo (1543) - - JAN 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle@home. One finger nougat brown foam. Sweet chocolate, licorice aroma. Smooth gentle sweet taste dry finish. Like it cool. When it warms up it get a bit sickly.
Cousin_Larry (701) - - NOV 20, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is best part of this brew - outstanding smell of chocolate, coffee, and malt. Pours nicely into snifter with moderate lingering head and ok lacing. Flavor is deceptive - no burn that you usually get with an imperial. Just good old stout taste.
Radek Kliber (6814) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Where and how: bottle 355 ml
Aroma medium intense, soft, refined nose, alcohol mature, well build-in/ Notes of dark chocolate and molasses. Good depth.
Top: medium plus creamy head, off-white.
Base: brown going into black.
Palate : medium full bodied, semi dry with lighter carbonation. Long finish.
Taste: as in aroma complex but also quiet rough. Mild vanilla, alcohol heat was tad too persistent/ Base was very well developed, clean with well presented chocolate walls.
fugitive (1739) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 19, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Local Pub, Athens. Color black with medium chocolate brown head. Aroma malt, roasted, vanilla, coffee. Taste sweet, vanilla, chocolate, malt, coffee.
DroolYeast (558) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ basement beer bar. Aroma of brown sugar, alcohol, oak, vanilla, some coffee. Black, tan head - not lasting. Taste is moderate sweetness, alcohol sweetness, moderate malt bitterness. Full body, thick texture, light carbonation, sweet malt finish.
Fashawn (492) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 8, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Average beer for style. Aroma di cioccolato, tostature, caramel, soy sauce, a little bit of oak. Seems to be a barrel beer, Even if isnít . Black like the night, with a frothy Small head, ha a flavour of some caramel, toasted cofee, licorice, some so sauces and oak flavours. Medium to full body, too fizzy for the style.
Continues (125) - GERMANY - NOV 4, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From bottle. Pours black with brown head. Chocolate, wood, nuts, good liquor, coffee. Sweet, nice carbonation and bitterness, warming alcohol.
colui72 (414) - HONG KONG - OCT 31, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Burnt motor oil pour with thin beige head. Aroma of banana and vanilla. Taste gets molasses, vanilla, cocoa, coffee. Smooth and creamy. Well made.
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz single bottle from Mollyís Spirits. Black appearance with a brown head that dissipates to a thin ring. Aroma of chocolate chip cookies, molasses, vanilla, espresso, light alcohol, nutty malts, light roast and a hint of banana. The flavor is similar, molasses, roasted malt, light coffee, earth, light vanilla and cocoa. Moderately bitter and mildly sweet with a lingering finish. Medium to full body. A nice beer overall, above average for the style. Pairing: Green Day - Dookie
Frozer (233) - Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black tan chocolate lookin head choloate Caramel aroma. Tastes like a vanilla coffee. Slight wood and bitterness.
Punkero (87) - FINLAND - OCT 23, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Lovely black. Great semisweet stout. Spices whatnot. Coffee bean? Licorice? Elegantly roasted. Easily one of the best stouts Iíve had. Perfect after a great meal.