SirLancelot (1) - - FEB 1, 2012 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
This is an amazing dark ale with what I perceived to be many stout characteristics. The aroma is rich, and the flavor is simply out of this world. This is easily one of the top 5 "most impressed by" beers Iíve ever had. The mouthfeel is rich and smooth and finish is awesome. Itís hard to find but so worth it when you do!
Aubrey (3347) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep brown-black. Head took some coaxing. Body is lightly carbonated, soft and thickish on the tongue. Burst of sweetness right off the bat. Soda, caramel and milk chocolate is mostly what I get. Lactic sweetness lingers. Very mild hop bitterness. Some soft roast, but not nearly enough, IMO. Regardless of the style, this beer was just way too sweet / unbalanced for me.
Smurf2055 (610) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 29, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black with minimal head. Smells sweet like caramel. Taste is a bit like watery vanilla/caramel. Itís more sour and bitter than expected. Smokey finish. Itís decent and drinkable.
Hoppygirlcda (19) - Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA - JAN 23, 2012
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The first whiff of this beer actually reminded me of Flinstoneís vitamins. Then the first taste reminded me of chocolate and malt. After it warmed up the fruity taste matched the smell.
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reebtogi (3388) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 9, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle pours a hazy dark brown color with a small light beige head and very thin spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is mild but pleasing sweet malts. Taste is caramel malty sweetness with some graininess and a hint of chocolate with a mild earthy hop bitterness. Medium to heavy body with light carbonation. Not quite a stout, more of a strong brown ale, but quite an enjoyable brew.
bigtaster (403) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark, malty nose. There is a good amount of drinkability, lots of sweetness, darker malts. First thing I said after tasting is weird, and still think this beer is a little off.
skoisirius (1215) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Itís smooth, itís sweet, itís IHís Guiness knockoff as far as Iím concerned...expect it actually tastes good ;). Big sweet malt factory goes on throughout the whole taste, with hints of cocoa, sweet roast, and little bits of coffee, again all super sweet. Really smooth!
Sask89 (328) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 18, 2011
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a slightly murky brown colour, a little ruby in the light with a small tan head. Aroma is of grain and dark fruit scents, but nothing to special. Taste is much more sweet than bitter. Medium body, carbonation is a little flat, but the mouth feel is quite smooth. Overall this beer is unique but not something I would drink again.
TBone (9997) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 0,66ltr (bought from Seattle)
Hazy brown color, small beige color. Caramelly, fudge aroma. Medium to full-bodied. Caramel, toffee, wineish, some hops and alcohol in the flavor. Smooth palate. Pleasant.
oh6gdx (18799) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour, small head. Aroma is coffee, toffee, mild spices, mild roasted malts as well as some slight alcohol sweetness. Flavour is tofffee, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, mild liquorice as well as some slight notes of spices. Balanced and quite nice. A bit thin in the palate for 7.8%. Some cookies in the aftertaste.