olio (5856) - Tampere, - FEB 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Olutravintola Konttori, Tampere.
Pours pitch black color with a small, thick beige head. Aroma has lots of roasted malts, some hops, citrus fruits and dark chocolate. Some mild lactose notes and vanilla too. Flavour of roasted malts, caramel, dry dark chocolate, some mild hints of coffee and fruits. Dry and somewhat harshly bitter palate, maybe a bit too harsh for my taste. Although as the beer warms up a bit the bitter hoppiness starts to sit nicely. Nice.
Splitenz (329) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a killer beer. It is awesome! Coffee, licorice, burnt malt, bitter, grassy hops, chocolate, and even some hints of citrus. I mean, come on, how can they make this beer and not have it near me at all times? Torture. If anyone wants to get me a Christmas or birthday present, this’ll suit me fine.
5000 (6184) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Brouwer’s Café:   Deep brown, nearly black, moderate beige head, decent lacing.   Sweet roasted malts, coffee on the nose.   Similar on the tongue.   Some graham cracker too.   Moderate sweetness,
slightly astringent.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Slightly dry on the finish, roasty, lingering coffee.   Fairly good.
sic1314 (3051) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured deep dark brown with a healthy beige head. Aroma of roast malt, dark fruit and citrus hops. Medium to full body, flavour of a mixture of floral and orange hops with full bitterness.
RexTalionis (2337) - FINLAND - JUL 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Pours dark brown in color with a small creamy tan head. Milk chocolate and cold coffee in aroma.
Bit of berry sweetness as well. Bitter chocolate in taste, roasted coffee too. Ending is again more
loaded with cocoa powder and milk chocolate sweet kind of notes.
tiong (3615) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki
Pours pitch black with a large foamy brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, grassy hops and chocolate. Taste is roasty and bitter with notes of grassy hops, dark fruits, chocolate and loads of licorice. Finish is dry, roasty, almost burnt with licorice and grassy notes and a long lasting lingering bitterness. Tasty, balanced and quite bitter stout. Quite similar to Plevnan Siperia, which is one of my favorite beers. This one is not as perfectly balanced, but still very tasty.
mjs (4438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Keg at Pikkulintu, 20130722) The beer poured almost black and clear. Its head was large and light brown. Aroma had liquorice, chocolate, roasted malts and hops. Palate was full bodied with quite high carbonation. Flavours were roasted malts, burnt malts, saltiness, liquorice, ash and bitterness. Aftertaste was burnt and bitter. The excessive burntness made this beer too unbalanced to be a really good one. But it was still a good brew.
Brandman (2056) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black body, light brown head. Aroma has roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, medicinal hops. Quite nice aroma. Flavour is less complex than aroma, but the roasted chocolate stout is coming through.
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Almost pitch black with a tan head. Roasted malt, coffee, dark bread, chocolate and hops in the aroma. The flavour has sweet and roasted malts, dark chocolate, grassy and bitter hops and a hint of liquorice. Dry, bitter and roasted finish.
johndoughty (3859) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with a small head. Lovely chocolate and hops flavour. Unusual and very easy to drink. Excellent.
kaser (2504) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark brown with brownist head I've seen. Thick. Roasty and nutty. Huge flavor. Chocolate. Malty. Had it at Browlers in seattle