lobs_ols (362) - LATVIA - MAY 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black, weak brown head. Roasty cocoa. Full-bodied, balanced bittersweet with notes of oats, cocoa and vanilla. Delicious. Finishes bittersweet and a bit warming, though this is the only moment when the ABV can be felt.
cards04 (2217) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A really nice stout. Pours inky black. Aromas of sweet dark fruit, chocolate chip cookies, a touch of soy, and some red wine. Flavours are oreos and milk, dark bitter chocolate, some sour cherry too. Great stuff.
Garrold (2504) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Friends of Ham, Leeds. Just about black. Film of tan head. Nose is liquorice. Chocolate. Charred wood. Light, savoury smoke. Some caramel. Taste is soft sweet. Quite dry Dark roast coffee bitter. Smooth, silky mouthfeel. Finishes long, charred bitter. Get a bit of a praline thing last off. Easy drinking, given the ABV.
Lunkie (1550) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Herbal hop malt aroma. Dark brown colour poor head and lacing. Malt chocolate flavour. Smooth palate.
vanvenlo (1417) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slowbeer bottle(18-Apr-2015) Sweet plum choc aroma.Black,low head&suds lace.Sweet roast choc, spice flavour.Sweet roast choc finish&coffee aftertaste.
DroolYeast (450) - Aalborg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ basement beer bar. Roasted malt, boozy oak, dark dried fruits. Black colour with small tan head, not lasting. Light+ sweetness, moderate bitterness, malt bitterness. Full body, soapy texture, average carbonation, malt bitterdry finish.
tricksta_p (1879) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of roasted malts, plenty of liquorice, chocolate, dark fruity notes, coffee. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a light to moderate bitter finish. Thick and full, alcohol is hidden relatively well. Overall a bit heavier on liquorice than I prefer, but still a good impie stout.
LesArgen (258) - AUSTRALIA - APR 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This doesn’t hide the alcohol quite as well as the best Imperial Stouts. It’s still a very smooth, easy drinking dark beer. The aroma throws up lots of raisins and nougat as well as some apple and cigar smoke. There’s a lot of alcohol in the mouth.
ChristianHR (221) - DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
The beer smells sweet of caramel and chocolate. The color is black with a beige head. The taste is awesome! Creamy sweet with notes of caramel, chocolate and coffee. It leaves the mouth with a dry finish, which fits the beer nice.
Alered (11) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 6, 2015
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
330 mL bottle from the Wine Monopoly, at home. Wow! Thick and beautiful colour, with a taste that matches. Lots of milk/lactose as well as some soy sauce and dark chocolate, and of course, alcohol. Very very thick and the flavours really came out as it warmed up over the course of an hour.