dynamiteninja (1285) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Euston Tap, Euston. Medium frothy head. Black body. Sweet nose, roast, hops, spice, smoked meat, blackcurrants, forest fruits. Bittersweet, some sourness, some tartness. Dry finish.
DutchDrebus (3089) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ joes. Dark brown to black colour with a small light beige head. Smells lots of tea (earl grey), hoppy. Tastes tea, sweetish.. Pure tea. Quite nice for a change. Medium body, nice carbo.
Russo (1469) - Campinas, BRAZIL - NOV 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark color with a very nive off-white head that keeps a lacing for a long time. Aroma is quite complex with notes of roses, hops and roasted malt. Flavor is quite bitter. Full bodied and low carbonation with a nice sweet bitterness finish.
Idiosynkrasie (2745) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle. Clear, deep ruby red glowing, darkest brown colour with small, creamy, fairly lasting, more than minimally lacing, beige head. Herbal hoppy aroma, notes of hay, minimally citrusy hoppy, a touch of grapefruit. Taste is moderately bitter hoppy, slightly fruity, a touch of grapefruit, orange, some hay, subtle hints of dark chocolate with orange zest touch, also a touch of coffee; lasting dry dark malty and bitter hoppy finish. More Black IPA-ish hoppy than Stout-ish malty.
Martinus (2522) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear reddish brown colour, beige head. Aroma of hops, citrus, light malts, lots of hay and some bread notes. Flavour of coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, hops. Bitter finish, roasted malts and hops. Nice!
(From draught @ BBF V, 2013. Thanks to the ratebeer crew for sharing!)
Inbreak (1067) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
28.09.2013, tap @ Borefts:
Small slightly brown shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly fresh roasted, dark malts, hops, coffee, rubber, licorice, hay, pine needles. Taste is slightly fresh and dry, dark malts, hops, grass, leafs, cardboard, hay, rubber. Longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Fair enough, reminds me more of a black IPA though.
Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Borefts BeerFest 2013. Black - offwhite head. Licorice, toasted, nutty, roasted, light fruity, bitterness, caramel, sweetness, chocolate notes.
MaartenRF10 (1365) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at BBF’13
Dark brown. Tan head. Soft stout with good bitterness. Bit watery, ok carbo.
madsberg (9310) - Søborg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Dark brown coloured. Light brown head. ARoma. Sweetness, caramel, berrries. Flavour. Berries, herbs, caramel, light roast. Medium bodied. Ends light roasted bitter.
yespr (28627) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty, chocolate and light tarish. Bitter, light fruity, chocolate and dark malty. Slight to the sweet side. Bitter and dry roasted finish.