sudomorph (1079) - Barrie, Ontario, - NOV 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
375ml bottle from the LCBO.
Pours a nearly black brown with a three finger, mocha/tan head that thins itself out moderately quickly.
Aroma is faint with notes of roasted malt, burnt coffee, and very slight, bitter chocolate.
Taste is bitter with a dry, roasted malt, slightly coffee aftertaste.
Medium body and carbonation. Fairly clean in the mouth with a slightly creamy texture. Certainly drinkable.
Overall good but not my thing. I thought I’d give this a try but I enjoy more of the chocolaty/sweet stouts and this just isn’t doing it for me. A bit too bitter without enough other flavours to mix it up. Probably wouldn’t buy again but a good brew if you enjoy the style.
Bozo_skeleton (991) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JUL 15, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Noire d’encre gros collet persistant.
Aromes torréfiés chocolat café.
Moyenne en bouche, finale assez amère mais relativement courte.
daniele (7959) - ITALY - JUL 15, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap scura buona discreta persistenzaschiuma spezia cioccolato amaro filo acidulo
cobaink2 (414) - seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle. Pours a dark brown with almost no head. Has a really nice hazelnut and cocoa chocolate. A little bready flavor and a bit of spices. Really nicely put together.
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kanaclane (316) - - MAY 28, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nez: Chocolat, cigare
Bouche: Café, chocolat noir, vanille, fumée, liquoreuse, amertume en fin de bouche avec une sécheresse
C’est simple mais très bien fait.
rogerresendebeer (6) - - APR 19, 2016 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap no bar Le Fine Mousse em Paris. ?5,5
Não eh meu estilo preferido. Preto profundo e espuma densa e duradoura. Sabor suave de café.
Brettsky06 (146) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 18, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black in color, but of a coffee start and dry finish, not my first choice but a pretty good Irish dry stout
piscator34 (2312) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 10, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Near black in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas are of cocoa and espresso powder, vanilla, and pale malt. Well balanced on the palate between the dry/roasty (coffee and chalk) and the sweeter (vanilla and milk chocolate) elements. Even a little minty hop note shows up too. Complex and highly drinkable.
ljthiessen (1079) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 5, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nearly-black pour with a tan head. Aroma is roasty, dark chocolate, a little creamy. Taste is rich and roasty, dark chocolate, a touch of coffee, fairly dry and bitter.
northropfrye (3214) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 1, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark body brown head nice lacing. Roasty nose. Taste of dark roasty malts, but not so complex. Quality dry stout but not something I’d go out of my way to have.
tsooj87 (30) - - FEB 10, 2016
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really enjoyed this one! First smell remainds me a bit of an old bar. Not that pleasent. But as you make your way down to the bottom of the glass, this stout becomes increasingly omforting. It’s rounded warmth is a treat for the senses. At this low volume, an abslute favorite!