nihtila (1394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at Six Degrees North, Aberdeen. Nose is sweet chocolate, cacao, dark malts. Taste is roasted and chocolate malts, thin.
planky84 (2309) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at the 2015 National Winter Ales Festival, The Roundhouse, Derby. Dark reddish brown pour, no head. Bonfire toffee, caramel and smoke aroma. Dark fruit, ash and chocolate in the flavour. Thin bodied brew. Lacks character.
Stuu666 (5652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Guildford Arms. Pours black, nose is light roast chocolate, taste is dry, sweet roast chocolate.
DedicatedToFun (3608) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, dark pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, lots of roasted malts in this bad boy.
jamestulloch (1858) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Black body with a thick beige head. Great lacing. Aroma of chocolate, black coffee and soft roasted malts. Flavour of chocolate, roasted malt, nuts and a hint of ash. Medium body with a flat, oily texture. Simple, tasty.
IluvatarMilan (280) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at CBC Covent Garden - perfectly roasty and very full-bodied stout, some citrus, very solid bitterness. Most-pleasant palate for a relatively low abv’er.
ladnewton (1569) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 17th August 2014. Black with light tan foam and initial lacing. Richly roasty aroma with delicate spices. Roasty in-mouth with burnt malts and a citric tanginess. Tangy citrus finish with intense roast malts. Delicious.
gunnar (6129) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Helgi´s, Kirkwall. Pours clear dark ruby with a small tanned head. Aroma of weak roasted malts and caramel. Taste is moderate sweet, malty caramel, smooth mouthfeel, light and easy finish, very good.
Theydon_Bois (11643) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Gravity dispense at the 15th Kingston BF, 16/05/14.
Black with a moderate tan head formed of bubbles.
Nose is dark maltings, light hoppy pangs, puff of smoke, liqourice, dark toffee.
Taste comprises dark malts, liqourice, red berry fruit, cocoa powder, light roast tones, subtle hop presence.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Oakes (13185) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask, Helgi’s. Near black. Thin head. Aroma is pure chocolate. Soft and sweet, like a very chocolatey dark mild, with only a hint if roasty acidity. Very quaffable.