fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (gravity) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Dark black color with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate malty, coffee, burnt, chocolate. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (050808)
oh6gdx (24496) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask@GBBF08. Very black colour, small brown head, that lasts for quite a bit. Aroma is smoke, fudge, caramel malts as well as some licorice. Flavour is the same along with sweet fruits. Ends in a quite fruity/wooden bitterness.
omhper (22763) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Cobblestone, Dublin. Black with creamy head. Heavily roasty coffee aroma. Mid dry with creamy mouthfeel. Licorice and coffee with cream. Long resiny bitterness. A full flavoured Irish stout.
anders37 (21924) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a black color with a small fast disappearing off-white head. Has a roasted malty aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
cgarvieuk (20241) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at GBBF ... Deep black ... chocolate malt nose ...light mellow roast good body lots of coffee in linger.
MiP (15034) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at GBBF08. Creamy and roasted aroma. Black colour. Small frothy light brown head. Thin mouthfeel. The flavour is slightly roasted with a good creamy sweetness. Nice coffee aftertaste.
Oakes (14844) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 22, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Near black with a nitro head. Chocolatey and slightly liquoricey aroma. Deep fruity character with some light chocolate. A little bit of roasty tartness in the finish.
Christian (12554) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with a small, light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood and unfermented wort. Dry and very roasted flavour
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the brewpub. Pours flat black with a medium creamy tan head that recedes slowly. Patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt and coffee. Light-bodied with a roasty character of coffee and malt, plus a touch of dark chocolate. The finish is sweet with a chocolate malt aftertaste. Decent all around.
Rune (10703) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Black as pitch. Aroma of smoky malts leading to a more sweet, malty flavour supported by a touch of anise. Smooth on the swallow. Rather diluted in the mouth (Cask, third pint at GBBF, 05.08.2008).