klm1 (850) - - JAN 23, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours oily black color, slightly haze, with almost no brown foamy head, which quickly transforms itself to a tiny ring around the glass.
Visually low carbonation.
Aroma: intense, rich malt and hop aroma: first one takes on dark chocolate, vanilla, toffee, espresso coffee, slightly roasted, second one takes on dark fruits, pine, with hint of tangerine.
Flavor: intense roasted and dark malt flavors with notes of espresso coffee, roasted coffe beans, cacao nibs, dark cacao chocolate, toffee, supported with hop flavors, which takes on dark fruits, like plums, cherries, raspberries, blackberries, with hint of tangerine. Mouthfeel is firstly sweet, then become slightly bitter. Alcohol warmth steps forward from background in second half and ligering in to finish. Finish is sticky/dry.
Body is full, carbonation is low, texture is silky smooth.
Very good imp.
Aherbelste (72) - - JAN 23, 2016
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Classic Russian Imperial Stout aroma, appeareance (darker than black!)... pretty tasty roasted oatmeal flavour. Thick texture, full body... excellent.
bp (881) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: pours dark black with a thin tan head, aroma is malty, dark chocolate and a little boozy, taste is malty, some hops, very smooth and thick bodied.
JBPortland (1477) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle pours oily inky black with tiny dark brown fizzy head. Nose is rich fudge, oatmeal raisin cookie, roast, char. Taste is like drinking hershey syrup, pretty sweet with big fudgy chocolate, raisin, touch of smoke and some hoppy bitterness. Finishes sticky, sweet, rich, big, raisin, cookie, chocolate sauce, char, roast, coffee.
rosskyle (507) - - JAN 12, 2016
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle. Dark black color with a brown head. Sweet malt chocolate coffee aroma. Heavy body. Smooth creamy texture. Cherry chocolate roasted coffee flavor. Sweet fruit up front with a slightly bitter coffee finish.
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mstrcrwly (942) - New York, USA - JAN 3, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle poured into a snifter..opaque with a fluffy tan head..aroma of toasted
nuts,coffee,chocolate..tastes of roasted nuts,malted milk,chocolate..medium
blueshockey24 (399) - Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2016
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber. Pours Jet Black with brown head. Aroma is Sweet Malt and Dark Chocolate. Taste is sweet malt, chocolate and hops with a dark chocolate alcohol hoppy finish. Very rich and thick. Not overly sweet due to the hop character. Very good.
MarcoDL (3877) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Abijen’s Christmas non-tick tasting. Black oily pour, nice. Aroma of coffee, cacao and creamy roasted malt. Rich flavor of thick cream, bitter cacao, roasted coffee and also a little passion fruit. Bitter finish. Fantastic.
williamstome (1708) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 22, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black pour, nice dark brown head. Big aroma of chocolate and vanilla. Huge flavor of dark chocolate, roast, cocoa and vanilla. Chewy and full.
fombe89 (1990) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 17, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 16/12/2015
Color negro, espuma beige, aromas chocolate, sabor café, regaliz, todo muy bien integrado. Cervezon.