kaser (3110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour from a cab at five star. Tons of off white head. Bitter and hoppy for a stout. Chocolate and coffee notes.
Pretty good. Not seeing the 99 rating tho
Ferris (4968) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Dark malts and chocolate. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark roast and molasses, with a long sweet dark finish.
Brentv (398) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From bottle. Pours black with a thick tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is a little bigger than the aroma, chocolate, roasted malts, a little bit of caramel, mildly sweet with no noticeable bitterness. Mouthfeel is a medium thick creamy texture. Quite nice.
airrick2003 (538) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: this beer pours with a huge tan head, takes a while to pour this beer down, the beer is black with some nice maroon on the edges when held up to the light
Aroma: coffee, dark roasted malt grain, kind of faint under all the head, creamy
Taste: coffee, chocolate, alcohol, moderate sweetness, milk,
Palate: soft carbonation, heavy mouthfeel, leaves minimal aftertaste,
Overall: a pretty good stout, very thick and milky, could use more aroma,
mintzmeet (235) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
honestly smells pretty bad. smells like rotten sugar cane. strong coffee flavor, but surprisingly light. very alcoholic
danlo (1318) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle, 7.5% from B&M Bargains Stockton. Dark brown-black in colour, foamy tan head leaving some lacing and aroma of malt, treacle, chocolate. Taste is sweet malty with dark fruits, chocolate and cocoa plus alittle roasted bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, lingering cocoa in the finish. Quite drinkable.
HIGHB4LL (655) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the Mayor of Oldtown. Appearance: ok lacing, grown head, black to dark brown color. Aroma: bourbon, chocolate, light roast, light alcohol, molasses. Palate: full body, soft carbonation, slightest bitter on back end, creamy/oily. Taste: great full sweetness to lightest bitterness on end. Overall, very well balance, but not that complicated. Very impressive import.
Brynner737 (1) - - APR 20, 2014 does not count
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Perhaps the best overall balanced stout I’ve had. Certainly up there with the best.
AdiBeer (1494) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: prunes, dark ripe fruit, caramel, molasses. Appearance: dark brown/black, beige medium frothy head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: coffee, alcohol, black fruits, heavy body, low carbonation, average-long finish. Overall: what a surprise, great Stout, delicious taste and palate. Bottle from Drinks of the World Bern HB, Switzerland.
hopmelt (196) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 25, 2014 Pours near black, big thick khaki head. Aroma milk chocolate, coffee, alcohol, bready caramel malt. Taste roast malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee, bready malt, slight sweetness, alcohol and noble hops. Mouthfeel is full, rich, low carbonation, alcohol astringency present, semisweet finish. Overall very tasty, complex yet balanced, excellent beer.