mR_fr0g (5253) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Leightonís party. Very dark brown black coloured pour with a moderate tan head. Aroma is punchy, boozy, solvent, bourbon vanilla, rough coffee, earthy, dirt. Flavour is composed of saek earthy Malts, coffee. Solvent. Bourbon, tangy roast, dried fruits. Palate is medium full, moderate carbonation, viscous. Solvent. Harsh.
RasmusOtt (1519) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Big thanks to Klimaet for sharing this. Porus black with a beige coca cola head. Aroma of big bourbon notes. MOFORIOUS! Dark sweet fruits, sweet liquorice, vanilla, molasses, figs, dates and prunes. This smells so inviting! The taste is sweet, dry and roasted with notes of liquorice, sweet bourbon, sweet tobacco, wood, vanilla, molasses and some booze at the end. Very nice and intense!
Theydon_Bois (12590) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle split at #arch thanks to Leighton, 19/06/15.
Extremely dark mahogany brown topped with moderately appointed tan spotting.
Nose is charr, dark fruit rinds, cocoa nibs, subtle bourbon.
Taste comprises dark fruits, liquorice, peppery spice, dark chocolate, molasses.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, light warming booze and subtle bourbon edge at the curtain call.
Decent enough impy if a little harsh at times, needs a little more finesse for me.
BMMillsy (1750) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2014 bottle from trade. Pours black with small brownish khaki head. Aroma is big vanilla and bourbon galore, a bit of roast. Flavor follows with lots of nutty coffee, vanilla oak, bourbon, and ridiculous amounts of booze notes. Seriously, why make it this high ABV? No reason for that. Aggressive booze thins things out a bit and gets in the way of what seems to be a nicely aged stout. Overall really nice, but just waaaaay too hot.
Scopey (8817) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Leighton. It pours deep brown with a small tan head. The nose is soft, rich, intoxicating, oily, fudge, bounty bar, vanilla, salted caramel, rich roast and wood. The taste is rich, oily, dark chocolate, booze, wood, dark fruits, earth, wood, charred stuff, toasty vanilla, tar, alcohol warmth and some dark/dried fruits with a lingering earthy boost. Full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Pretty good stuff. Rich.
Leighton (13835) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared in London - picked up in CA back in 2013. Pours clear deep brown with a creamy tan head. The nose has a bit of scorched wood, dark chocolate, burnt toffee. Medium to big sweet flavorbwith rich chocolate, brownies, vanilla. Full bodied, chewy, with fine carbonation. Warming finish with bittersweet cocoa, some earthy bitterness, toffee. Great stuff, good balance for the strength.
vtafro (4696) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 16, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Roasted, chocolate, dark tones, bourbon aromas. Chocolate, dark malts, bourbon, oak and vanilla.
Steasy66 (1086) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black small tan head. Big chocolate aroma. Flavor is nice and chocolately with a big punch of bourbon.
Klimaet (620) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared @ Dangerous Bottleshares #11. Big thanks to Brandon for sending me this! Pours pitch black with a small dark brown head. Aromas of roast, fudge, caramel, dark chocolate, molasses, light port wine, vanilla. Taste is roasty, sweet licorice, bourbon, vanilla, coffee, dark chocolate, savory notes, sweet tobacco, light heat. Damn, this is good!
MotherBrother (800) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 31, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle shared with the Dangerous Crew. Thanks @Klimaet for sharing this beast.
Pour dark brown/black, with a brown hue, nice alcohol lacing and a very small khaki head. Aroma has plenty of roasted coffee, sweet finish licorice, roasted malts, huge delicious bourbon vanilla and caramel, slightly bitter chocolate, charred oak. slightly "green" notes in the way back. Slight heat in the throat from this monster, as well as some booze. Tasty is pretty sweet, but has a solid roasted bitterness to it as well. Semi full and slick body, with a semi flat carbonation. I dig this.. Great stuff.