hawthorne00 (2830) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can. Dark brown with a tan head that doesn’t last that long. Roasty aroma with licorice, cola, coffee. Getting towards watery. Quite dry, very clean. Moderate roast, coffee, licorice. Pretty much no bitterness. Pleasant enough.
colui72 (259) - HONG KONG - JUN 19, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with beige head, caramel and roasted malts aroma, consistent bitter caramel and roasted malt taste. A hint of chocolate. Decent commercial stout.
Erzengel (5526) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
35cl can in HK. The beer starts dry-roasted, fresh. Nice sourish roasted hints. Fresh and easy to drink, but nice roasted with bitter hints. Not too deep, but round. Not too sweet, nice.
Scopey (9061) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can from The Japan Centre, London. It pours deep brown with a decent tan head. The nose is toasty, bitter-sweet, rye bread and chocolate. The taste is bitter, toast, earthy roast, cocoa, mild acidity, light soy sauce and liquorice with a short, dry finish. Medium body and average. Simple stout action. Drinkable enough.
HKdIPA (458) - HONG KONG - APR 25, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can from Citysuper on the 6X to Repulse Bay. Aroma is roasty and a bit chemically. Taste hints at stout flavor of roasted malts and chocolate but more empty and bland. Not that good.
CacheManyHose (391) - HONG KONG - APR 25, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Citysuper, drank on bus to Repulse Bay. Burnt malt, flavour somewhat sharp and flat, quite fizzy finish. A bit like cola + burnt malt/coffee.
evergreen0199 (2393) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from Yamaya, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, a little thin but still decent enough.
Sevenlee (1566) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours black with a high fizzy brown head. Aroma is malt, roasty and some chocolate. Taste is roasty and a little watery. Not particularly interesting.
GuideDogSaint (812) - Xiamen, CHINA - FEB 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml can from a supermarket in Shenzhen at Shopping Centre station. Pours dark brown/black with a dissipating beige head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Dry finish. Pretty nice.
GenkiGonzo (619) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can from konbini. Pours almost black with a frothy tan head. Aroma is roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Chocolate comes through more in the flavour, a little more watery and carbonated than I would have hoped for, but very drinkable for a standard macrobrew can.