teddybeer (3402) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown color, almost black with a light beige head with good duration, nice lacework. Aroma has notes of coffee beans, vanilla and roasted malts. Flavor is roasty, light licorice and some ashes. Notes of vanilla in the final with light body.
gyllenbock (7697) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Beer & Cheese Social House, Taipei. Almost black with a medium head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and some hints of fruit. The body was on the light side. On the dry side and with a medium bitter finish.
RedSox2004 (1665) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - NOV 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep, dark red, not quite black, with a finger of frothy tan foam. Aromas of bread, caramel, nuts and toasty, with a bit of vanilla. Taste follows, featuring caramel, toasty, roasted malt and the vanilla. Medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a slightly ashy finish.
DwarfeD (2681) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
50cl bottle shared at home. Somewhat hazy dark brown with a medium off-white head. Light to medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Medium sweetness with subtle bitter tones. Chocolate, vanilla, roasted malts and brown sugar. Great brew!
skortila (5274) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. 15cl sample. The aroma has chocolate, vanilla,light roast, bit bubblegum. Black coloured beer with an off-white, medium head. The taste is light-moderate bitter, sweetish, has vanilla, chocolate, roast. Nice.
juffage (171) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2015
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle from the Grove, Huddersfield. Thin, boring. Dry vanilla flavour. Slightly bitter. Nowhere near as nice as the IPAs from this brewery.
Barrelbelly (748) - BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with medium head. Powdery vanilla, chocolate, coffee and bitter malt aftertaste.
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown with off white head. Faint aroma, not much going on, caramel, slightly fruity. Taste is strong of vanilla, some chocolate. Slightly thin and bitter.
GlasgowTAD (1352) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours brownish black with little head. Aroma is vanilla and cocoa. Taste is vanilla, coffee, bitter cocoa and slight roast malts. Slightly thin body.
Stuu666 (10592) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at craig’s. Pours ruby brown, nose is chocolate, toffee, vanilla, taste is sweet vanilla, roasted, chocolate.