TEJA (2448) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2016
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from systembolaget Sweden. Very short brown head. Chocolate aroma with madrification with old fruit. Intense roasted chocolate taste. Very intense taste that don’t well rounded and integrated.
evergreen0199 (3030) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden, London. A black coloured pour with a thin tan head on top. Boozy, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla aroma. Tastes boozy, bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, caramel. Rich and tasty Imperial stout.
teorn88 (6734) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Keg at CBC CG, London. It pours a deep dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma is strong dark chocolate, light espresso and licorice, vanilla, raisins. Taste is also medium sweet with toffee, lactose, vanilla, chocolate and light roasty dry finish. Light booze in the finish. Full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty
DwarfeD (2797) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
650ml bottle shared at home. Pitch black with a small beige head. Full body with low carbonation. Quite sweet with nice bitter tones. Coffee, bourbon, chocolate, caramel, malts, vanilla and spices. Nice!
Tsekouratos (597) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - APR 30, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
650 ml bottle at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Pours a pitch black body with a thin dark brown head. Aromas of whiskey, chocolate, vanilla. Taste is sweet with whiskey, chocolate, vanilla, burnt caramel, some toasted notes, roasted malts, bitter coffee aftertaste. Full body with low carbonation. Excellent!
chrisv10 (15518) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 10.5%. Black with tiny dark brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak and dark chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, wood, medium sweet, liquorice, hop and medium bitter.
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - APR 19, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap at Alus Celle Riga. Peach black with reddish round and funny broun head.
Aroma:cocoa,malt,hops,oat,caramel.Full creamy body. Flavour:liquoric,chocolate,malt with long smoth a little bitter finish.
Warm. Big Imperial Stout. For me one the best, comlex and balanced.
BuckeyeBoy (6150) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 18, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
22oz bottle this is one of my favorite ohio beers ever. Pours out black topped with a tan head. nose is great big roast bourbon barrel vanilla brown sugar molasses some coffee chocolate. Taste is more of the big bourbon barrel notes vanilla toffee spice brown sugar sweetness milk chocolate.
stevoj (4018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 17, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Catch up from last night’s RIS tasting. Barrel aging evident from the get-go, big ABV and won top of the already warmth right from the start. Tons of woody accents, gives this one a nice edge over the normal variety.
Melnis (492) - LATVIA - APR 8, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Thia beer represents what balance and complexity is all about. Thou the palate is great, taste buds did not errupt