Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 6, 2002
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Big giant tan head. Vanilla, light chocolate, light coffee accents. Deep rich dark blackish hue. Very rich and smooth. Great malt accents, medium to full bodied, velvet, creamy and delicious. This is great stuff. Kinda weird flavors in the finish, yet nice bitterness; but this is good stuff. Anything from Sri Lanka is good!!!
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2002
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very drinkable and very missleading considering its big 8 per cent strength.Liquorice and fruit dominate but the overall taste is complex.It is hard to decide what is the dominant taste but this is truely a great stout.If you dont normally drink stouts please give this one a try-if you do then search this one out, its a winner.
babycakes (24) - White Plans, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2002
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
It has a big mocha aromas, bitter and strong in alcohol.
djsun2599 (12) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2002
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
way over priced and way to sweet for my taste.
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This stout has a great coffee and cocoa flavor
frpst9 (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2002 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
I enjoyed this Stout every bit as much as Samuel Smith’s Imperial, if not more. An excellent sweet stout which I have no problem drinking more than one of in a sitting
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2002
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Was greatly disappointed by this beer. Not a very good stout in my opinion, and I like stouts. Not even close to a Guinness, or a Murphy’s.
SilkTork (5230) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2002
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Justifiably famous, this fruit and nut concoction is made from the waters of Lovers Leap waterfall 7,000 feet above sea level. The fruits are dark but lively - blackcurrant and prune, with tawny port overtones. The nuts are almond and pistachio. This is a complex and flavoursome beer which offers something new with each mouthful. Stouts are not to everyone’s taste, but this is mellow enough to be an excellent introduction. As a lover of dark brews this gets full marks from me.
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Truly interesting. Balanced. A bit chocolate, a bit lactic sweetness, a bit roasty. I had no idea it was 8%. Not my fave, but very very smooth and nice. Good arome, better taste.
obxdude10 (2046) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very excellent stout, black in color, great lacy head, coffee undertones, a little bit of a smokey aftertaste, lots of great flavors, full bodied, great stout