RobBestwick (674) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle. Roasted coffee and dark chocolate aroma. Dark porter-like appearance with a brownish head that quickly disappears. Flavour is black coffee and dark chocolate. Full bodied with brown sugar sweetness in the finish.
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very sweet, definitely at the forefront making it instantly noticeable as non-sessionable. Little to no hop presense, not getting any wood/oak indicators. Roasted malt character, some caramel and toffee. Slight warmth in the finish brings a whiskey comparison. Very smooth with the warmth. Great beer, but not my favorite style. Would be rated higher if not a personal reminder, because it is a great beer for the style.
can8ianben (1402) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Almost syrupy sweet with a faint whiskey note. Dark in color with a tan head. Smells boozy.
Imaena (2084) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler. This is an ok stout with a decent whiskey back burner. Interesting but nothing special.
Berard (464) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. Pours deep brown with thin white head that lingers thinly. Smells like banana creme pie. It's tasty. A bit thin for a stout.
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dlovell2 (1265) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, molasses, brown sugar, vanilla, oak, and Irish Whiskey booziness. Sweet roasted malt start with vanilla and toffee, caramel, and some cocoa. Some coffee notes with some dry oak flavors and Irish whiskey booziness and dark roasted malt finish.
BierMeHoos (352) - Maryland, USA - FEB 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the bottle. Appearance is dark brown. Aroma of whiskey, dark fruits, caramel and sweet malt. Taste is sweet with hints of coffee and whiskey. Palate medium in the mouth with great alcoholic warmth. Not at all overpowering just well balanced, pleasant and drinkable. More please.
hopscotch (10118) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle… Pours clear and practically black with flashes of crimson and a small, creamy, cappuccino head. Good retention. The nose is roasty and furnishes some vinous, dark, dried fruits. Medium to full-bodied with delicate carbonation. Incredibly roasty and a touch acrid with a pinch of salt in both the flavor and finish. Well-balanced. If anything, this leans a smidge toward the bitter side of balance.
Rune (9395) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
330ml bottle from Vinmonopolet Langnes. Rocky, tan-coloured head that stayed well and left spotty lacing down the glass. Jet black coloured body in the glass. Smell of oak layered with caramel. Dark malty flavours with hints of caramel and chocolate on with a backdrop of oak vanilla. Dried fruity endnotes. Hidden alcohol. Smooth in the mouth. Nice, however rather unvaried and a tad too sweet (Tromsø 15.11.2014).
Stuu666 (6751) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is light chocolate, toffee, vanilla, taste is similar.