DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thick black color with creamy lacing. Mild cocoa aroma but not heavy on the nostrils. Creamy smooth palate without being too bitter on the finish.
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to the kind soul who shared this at Saint Somewhere Prairie Ales Night. Pours a hazy porter brown with an off-tan head. Nose is roast, earth, some dark chocolate, and some cocoa. Flavor is similar- roast, earth, ash, some dark chocolate, and some black coffee. Medium in body and nice overall.
jgb9348 (4625) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black coloured body with a dense, one centimetre tall light brown head and a tiny bit of brown coming through when held up to a light, but this one is like 95% opaque. Aroma of anise, licorice, fennel, roasted malt, alcohol and quite a bit of milk. Medium to Full-bodied; Deep roasty flavour with oatmeal, raisins, milk, anise, licorice and a bit of peanuts in the mix - strong as hell. Aftertaste shows a bit of a roasty vibe with a lot of anise flavours mixing with some lighter sugars. Overall, a strong and pungent stout, on the border of an imperial and normal stout, but the licorice and lack of pure sweetness is evident. Nice to try, and not my favourite stout, but still a good one to try! I sampled this sixteen ounce can purchased from Bottleworks in Seattle, Washington on 10-February-2013 for US$3.50 sampled at home in [the real] Washington on 11-May-2013.
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I find great balance in this stout. Big, roasty, and smooth, Cavatica hits all the right notes. It’s slightly sweet up front and ends with a chewy bitter cocoa finish. Yet another outstanding Fort George Beer.
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - APR 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can of the rye Cavatica from JT - thanks mate! Pours a fairly viscid, deep brown-black with a short tan head leaving heavy lace - looks absolutely lovely. Nose is fairly boozy, sweet and oaky. Medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation and a slight oiliness. Plums, chocolate, toffee, raisins and lots of oak. There is also some dry, rye funkiness that is more noticeable towards the finish, which includes heaps more oak. This one is a bit much for me.
Strilo (63) - Oregon, USA - MAR 28, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very smooth and strong imperial stout, the sweet and bold flavor mask any booziness from this tasty warming beer.
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Camons (5609) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can @ Home. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, burnt caramel, plums. Flavor is malts, wood, coffee, caramel, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, alcoholic finish. 230313
douglas88 (5785) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
500 ml can. Very cool design. Drank out of the can. Rich robust coffee flavor, metallic, dry, dark fruit, super sweet dark chocolates. Fairly big and smooth. Odd in some ways.
Rasmus40 (10577) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can @ Aarhus tasting. Almost black with a big brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 220313
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - MAR 22, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Very dark brown with big brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, medium sweet, hop and medium bitter.