Kamol (17) - POLAND - DEC 12, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance:almost black, sparkling medium-lasting foam. Aroma: dark chocolate, coffee, roasted stuff. Taste: one of the most "light" RIS in a long time. Very drinkable, almost a session bear, you just can’t wait to take another sip. Rather sweet. Full body. Great stuff.
Torrefacto (516) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Color caoba oscuro, casi negro con una cabeza vde espuma beige oscura también. aromas de chocolate, bizcocho, licor y frutos rojos. En boca es sedosa con inicio dulce achocolatado que se une a un amargor equilbrado. Excelente.
merc7186 (1997) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: Opqaue Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing
S: Dark Roasted Chocolate Malts, Woody
T: Lacto, Chocolate Malts, Mild Dark Fruit
M: Average Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Drying
Overall, a very nice lacto russian imperial stout....great flavors.
_angst_ (2616) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours oily pitch black with a rather small creamy dark chocolate brown head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet with roasted malts, high quality dark chocolate, moist soil, dark roast coffee, brown sugar, salty liquorice candy, alcohol, charred wood and hints of lemon zest. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, burnt wood, alcohol, bitter chocolate, moist soil, hay, burnt caramel, salty liquorice candy and hints of cookie dough. Mouthfeel is round, oily, creamy, boozy and near full bodied. finish is bitter and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, salty liquorice candy, bitter chocolate, burnt wood, cookie dough and very subtle hints of green peas. Very solid imperial stout.
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at "Darkness comes to town", 131116. Pitch black beer with a nice beige/brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa powder, tar, coffee, floral, raisins, woody, vanilla, spicy, hay, cream notes, tar, licorice, some smoked notes. Coffee flavor, roasted, vanilla, cream, licorice, spicy notes, coffee, nuts. Roasted coffee and caramel finish with tar, chocolate and nutcreme. Really nice.
peermac (58) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours nearly black, with a dark head. Sweetness and bitterness is well balanced. Last long in the mouth, and I love it :-)
mcran86 (19) - Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.5L bottle. Jet black pour with little head that quickly evaporates. Tastes of licorice, alcohol, subtle hints of chocolate. Light tasting compared to its oily appearance. Strong alcohol content. Made me fart.
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ration (1923) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
271013. Bottle at home. Pours oily black with a nice head. Aroma oak, licorice, some alcohol, chocolate. A bit of haand house aroma. Strong slightly sweet palate. Very nice balance. Not Bad.
stoutnick (454) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black as thick oil with lovely tan head. Aroma is malt with a mild prune smell. Taste is the same with booze. Overall, good strong dark ale but lacks depth in flavours.
BRW (968) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Biercab. Black colour with brown head. Roasted, alcohol aroma. Roasted, slightly sweet, vanilla taste. Full body.