Scipio (490) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours an inky looking black with a very thin tan head. Aroma is dominant of coffee, some chocolate, and some smokiness. As opposed to the aroma, the chocolate really comes out in the taste. Earthy malts here, along with the smoke flavors. Coffee takes a backseat until the end. Aftertaste is smoky coffee, and is rather short. Light to medium in body, smooth when drinking, and short on carbonation. Not bad here, although I enjoy other efforts by Firestone Walker more.
Bragesnak (4646) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copenhagen Beer Celebration.
Black with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and barn. Flavour with chocolate and coffee.
DrinkEmUpJones (1018) - Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Drinks a little flat for the style. It also poured with virtually no head. The bottle I am enjoying does show to be about 4 months old so maybe the 5.5 abv is starting to fade. Good but I don’t agree with the 98 score.
SlackerMads (533) - DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with a medium sized ok lacing beige head. Roasted malt, light dark chocolate, cocoa, vanilla, wood. Taste is light/medium sweet and bitter. Light/medium body, velvety soft texture, soft carbonation. Very nice on the palate and easy to drink.
superspak (1482) - Michigan, USA - MAY 21, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Got in a trade with swingracex. 12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 2/21/2013. Pours fairly crystal clear almost opaque dark brown color with a 1 finger fairly dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, oats, toast, brown bread, light coffee, floral, and roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roasted malt notes with oats and light hops. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, oats, roasted malt, toast, brown bread, light coffee, floral, and roasted earthiness. Slight earthy roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, oats, roasted malt, light coffee, toast, and light earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance of roasted/bready malt flavors with oats and light hops; with nice robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish; moderately dry on the finish as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy, smooth, and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice oatmeal stout. All around nice flavor balance and robustness; and extremely smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
Rasmus40 (7004) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBC. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and dusty. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 040513
Defreni (2050) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Flaske: Sortbrun let gennemsigtig øl med et offwhite skumhoved. Duften er brændt og klassisk amerikansk stout med vægt på en smule humle foruden den let brændte næse. Smagen sidder i skabet. I det hele taget en lækker øl.
KingCecil (1809) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home ... It pours clear black with a medium tan head....The aroma is coffee, some chocolate, some roasted malt and nuts..... The flavor is just like the nose... nice beer easy drinking.....
Inbreak (84) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
04.05.2013, 0,35l bottlesample @ CBC:
Lett røsta og syrlig lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn, kaffi, laktose, mørkt sukker, sjokolade, puffaris. Frisk lett tørr smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn, brent karamell, laktose, lakris, kaffi, gras, mørkt sukker. Litt lite fylde, middels bitterhet som set litt. Grei.
weihenweizen (1166) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Refrigerated 12 oz. bottle from Joe poured into a shaker. Pours black with small dark brown highlights with small beige head. Little lacing, medium/thin body, medium/low carbonation, and light oat aroma. Taste is roasty, some dark chocolate, herbal hops, some coffee, and ash finish. Complex taste, but not one of my favorites. Better as it warms.
chrisv10 (7860) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ CBC. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, dark fruits and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, medium sweet and a little coffee.