ippopotamo36 (1584) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 14, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Vintage bottle from the Johnny Off License catacombs in Rome-Italy. Many thanks to John Nolan for this amazing sharing. Pours black color with a minimal but persistent dark foam. Nose is terrific with nutty feel well balanced with roasted coffee beans and some mocha. Mouth is velvety, silky and elegant. Easy beer for the style which aged in a fantastic way. A real gem, I want it again!
Mortlach (1870) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 14, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Vintage bottle @Johnny’s Off License (Rome), thank you John! Pours oily black with a little cappuccino head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee, nuts. Flavour is medium to heavy sweet with a light bitter end, a bit unbalanced but in a good way. Full body, light carbonation. A great beer.
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at the 10th Annual Epic & Unusual Beer Tasting, 11/29/15. Inky black with a medium sized tan head. Good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and hops. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Medium bodied, low carbonation, lingering bitterness.
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
malty, licorice, chocolate aromas, pitch black with tan lacing, vanilla and chocolate flavour smooth with a bitter finish. just yes!
thomat (3237) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from SB. Very dark brown with a tiny brown head. malty and fruity tones. Malt, coffee, licorice, fruit and hops. Full body with a long bitter / fruity finish.
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Damian and Lona. Pours a deep opaque black with a slight layer of toffee colored head. Aroma of roasty malts, coffee, and some chocolate. Taste is pretty spot on with the aroma, the coffee lingers nicely.
baraciisch (2800) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyed at Freetail Bottleshare 2015... Dark black pour with beige head... Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate... Flavor is roasty, nuances of coffee and dark chocolate with earthy finish... Really nice beer, wish they still made this
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rouhlas (2629) - GREECE - AUG 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From old notes. 750ml bottle. Black color with beige head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate and coffee. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily silky body with soft carbonation.
jcr (2527) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. (From notes.) Bottle. Opaque black body with a big tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, sour cherry, light licorice. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Dry, sweet, boozy finish with a slight tartness. Taste of roasted malt, wood, alcohol.
alexsdad06 (8735) - Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle at a tasting from notes. Pours dark brown to black in color with a large rocky tan head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, black coffee, caramel, earthy bitterness, full bodied, straight forward, big imperial stout, I liked it.