Theis (13976) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Black - light brown head. High licorice, sweetness, dry burned malts, high burned, light fruity, kul, chocolate, light smokey. light coffee, nice drinkability.
TBone (13212) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 6, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark ruby color, almost opaque color, small beige head. Roasted coffeish aroma. Roasted flavor, there is some vegetables, smokeyness and papery hops. Good stout from France.
Leighton (12580) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the Semi-Final Tasting, London. Thanks to Jack! Pours clear, red-brown with a creamy, tan cap. Cheap chocolate in the nose, some toasty sugars, some bread. Light sweet flavor with mild chocolate, faint tang, dark and toasty bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Light to medium sweet finish with some tangy dark malts, modest lactic tang, mild mocha. Meh.
Christian (11377) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a tan head. Roasted aroma with dark chocolate. Sweetish dark flavour of chocolate, coffee and roasted malt
thewolf (11297) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours a nice, deep redish chestnut black with a medium, frothy, off-white head. Fair duration. Aroma has milky chocolate, softly roasted malts and light sweetness. Medium carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel. Soft and elegant flavours, light milky tartness, dry, roasted, some chocolate. Long, lingering dryness. Well composed and light vinious in the finish.
HenrikSoegaard (11052) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 29, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Torben Mathews tasting. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some oyster notes. Light lactose sweet and heavy bitter flavor. Roast and chocolate dominating. Long nice finish. Creamy palate. Nice.
Pinball (10998) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
pitch dark, smooth soft large light brown head. I didn’t really pour it in any special way, but it looks perfectly fantastic.
sweet malty, sweet caramelly, lacto, roasted notes. nice mildish roasted sweet aroma.
flavor is sweet malty , faint mild caramel,lots of roasted stuff that goes more hard roasted and charchoal like in the aftertaste, licorice. super!.
The flavor is deep and full, palate is soft. This stout is really good, even though the abv is not way high.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with hard roasted malt, dark bitter chocolate, espresso and english liquerice. Sweet flavor with hard roasted malt, dark chocolate, hops, dark chocolate and english liquerice. Finished dry. Probably the best frech beer I’ve tasted in my life.
Bov (9960) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
from Mondial de la Bičre 2013, Mulhouse; draught - black beer with a persistent beige foam; roasted dark chocolate; medium-bodied, low carbonation, pralines and licorice in the finish; gently dry and fairly hoppy - very nice one
FatPhil (9810) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Jet black, tiny head. Rich roasty aroma. Matched in the taste, a touch of ginger too. Very English. Very dry. Very pleasant.