Theis (14246) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. Ryebread, fruity, cocoa, chocolate, nutty, sweetness, berries, wooden notes, smooth body, licorice notes, ok hoppy.
Oakes (13270) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very dark brown. Nice earthy, roasty character with dry, toasty malts. Full body. Smooth. Quite oaty, also sweet and maybe light butterscotch. A fairly moreish beer, something I genuinely appreciate in an oatmeal stout.
Rasmus40 (12876) - 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
rlgk (12821) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CBC 2013. Black beer with a decent beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, smoked, peat notes, cocoa powder, hay, leather, some dades and raisins. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, hay, floral, cocoa powder, licorice, smoked, some dades.
brokensail (12466) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: A very nice looking black pour with a thin layer of tan foam on top.
S: A strong aroma of coffee with other scents such oatmeal, roasted malt, and chocolate joining the party.
T: The flavor is a bit disappointing. The coffee is once again the dominant sensation. The oatmeal is there, but surprisingly not a huge presence. There are also some hints of chocolate and roasted malt.
M: The beer has a nice smooth somewhat creamy mouthfeel. The body, however, isn’t quite as full as I was expecting.
D: Certainly a very drinkable beer with very little alcohol presence. I was really excited to get to try this, but a bit let down by it.
chrisv10 (12130) - 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.
bhensonb (12128) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 5, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours dark brown/black with a creamy tan head that left rapidly. Aroma is a hint of bourbon with lots of chocolate and smooth burnt malt. Near full body. Flavor is chocolate, smooth burnt malt and hints of bourbon/oak. This one could do for breakfast. Very tasty.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours a black body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, earth, lactose, light vanilla, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, earth, caramel, and baking cocoa.
Theydon_Bois (12058) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Max’s Taphouse, Baltimore - 22/05/12.
Very dark brown in colour verging on black with a medium beige head.
Heaps of chocolate on the nose, roasted malt a little coffee.
Taste as nose - hints of vanilla also/
Medium bodied, lowish carbonation, dry roasty finish.
argo0 (11955) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Minimal head atop dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some smoke, light Bourbon. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some Bourbon, roast, smoke, caramel. Medium body, light stickiness.