alvaro78 (275) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 28, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma a café intenso
Aspecto muy bueno
En boca muy maltosa y chocolate pero sobre todo cafe
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 26, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles’s place. Thanks Stas. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of roast, coffee, a bit of dark fruits. Bittersweet flavor with roast, coffee, salty note, a bit of dark fruits notes, and a bitter finish. Medium to full-bodied, rounded. Good.
kajser27 (1362) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 1, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black colored, small tan head, creamy. Aroma is of caramel, chocolate and roasted malt, some coffee. Taste is medium sweet chocolate, some caramel, roasted malt and coffee, medium- bitter roasted dry finish. Medium bodied, creamy, soft carbonation.
(bottle, Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte)
tightslice (959) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 31, 2016
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from BevMo! in Redwood City. Aroma is cocoa, cocoa cereal (something slightly unpleasant, artificial in the nose), some vanilla, some smoke. Taste is a chocolate, vanilla, black coffee, ashy. A little bitter and herbaceous to me.
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle split at CCii, from an IP trade, 05/03/16.
Black with a decent tan head.
Nose is light roast, chocolate, trace of spice, dark malt interplay.
Taste comprises mellow dark fruit vibes, chocolate, biscuit, spice, toffee fudge.
Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Easy drinking impy but somewhat pedestrian and lacking authority.
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share at Cotteridge Wines, as ’Left Coast Voo Doo American Stout’, 8%, thanks to The Don. Black with a small foamy brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate syrup. Body is smooth, tingly carbonation. Taste is coffee, metallic with a salty dry finish. Pretty nice.
Garrold (4243) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Cotteridge Beano v2. Nose has coffee. Dark fruit. Some char. Rough bitterness.
Beersiveknown (5053) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 8, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Cotteridge Tasting II (2016), cheers Cloin!
Rich cocoa, full bodied, slightly spicey, moderate carbonation, rustic & roasty, good balance of sweet v burnt flavours.
RichTheVillan (6669) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at CWC II; dark opaque brown pour with a creamy tan head, aroma has rich roast and some dark berries, taste has a hint of coffee, dark fruits, roasted malts, slick mouthfeel.
SarkyNorthener (4059) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cotteridge Convention II. Bottle shared thanks to Theydon Bois, cheers Colin. Black beer with small head. Aroma of roast malts and dark fruit. Taste is roast malts, chocolate, cream and dark fruit. Very good.