SinH4 (2080) - Garching, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown color with tan head. Aroma is liquorice, coffee, chocolate. Taste is similar, with roasted malts, some milkiness, surprisingly watery for this ABV. Surprisingly high carbonation as well. A classic, but not my favourite.
hatzer (92) - Nuneaton, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2015
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Good stuff this dark choclatey no bitterness smooth creamy head.
Cadburys choclate with espresso nice
GenkiGonzo (929) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 4, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the brewery. black pour with a coffee coloured head. Aroma is milk chocolate with caramel and hops. Very smooth and rich, nice complexity.
Johnsense (1182) - - OCT 28, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pitch black pour, huge head. Sweet taste and aroma of Molasses, wood, black liquorice. Fairly bitter, thick body with a dry mouthfeel.
Flanfl (529) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - OCT 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black body, small lasting brown head. Aroma of molasse, chocolate, liquorice, light roasted malt and coffee. Flavours of roasted malt, coffee, light dried fruit notes, some liquorice, Good bitterness overall. Medium bitter finish, slightly dry.
haukur (1588) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black with a brown head. Aroma is molasses, chocolate, cereal. Palate is a bit too dry, loads of coffee and dark chocolate. Decent but a bit all over the place.
DCLawyer (2393) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle->English pint. Black with massive tan head. A: choclate malt, lite nuts, grains. T: chocolate and roasted malts, underlying hop bite, grains. Good. Not as smooth as standard Guinness, but more interesting.
mabuzzer (463) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Thick and black with a thin but lasting tan head. Aroma is chocolate, liquorice and leather. Taste is slight coffee and a lot of roasted malt but with a good bitterness to balance
ChtiBreizh (456) - Rennes, FRANCE - SEP 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a thin vanishing head, lacings. Malty, caramel, cane molasses, light roasted. Average to very sweet, with a bitter lingering finish. Light carbonation , full bodied. A sweet and different but still enjoying stout.
gripweed57 (1273) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
275 ml bottle. Brewed in Saint Lucia. Opaque black liquid topped by a small tan head with clinging lace. Roasted malt nose with caramel notes. Bittersweet roasted malt upfront. Chewy, tannic, chocolatey, herbal hop notes. Much more assertive and complex than regular Guinness. Very tasty and enjoyable.