jvhemert (306) - Edinburgh, - JAN 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home
AROMA: coffee, roasty, hint of chocolate
APPEARANCE: black, brown foam, frothy,
TASTE: medium bitterness, lightly sour,
PALATE: medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bitter, astringent, long finish,
OVERALL: very good porter especially taste-wise with oily palate, also no smoke just roast, mostly coffee,
allmyvinyl (1930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours black with a thin, short lived, beige head. Aromas of roasted malt, dark stone fruit, liquorice. Taste has more of the same, plus a nice chocolate sweetness. Creamy texture, and needed to warmed up a fair bit. Nice.
jamestulloch (997) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Black body with a thin beige head. Nice lacing. Aroma of raisins, treacle, liquorice and a faint hint of Twiglet ash. Flavour has zingy red fruits up front, then brown sugar, followed by a dry, biscuity finish. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Average carbonation. A full flavoured beer - a lighter, drier version of the incredible 1841 XXXP Porter I tried earlier today.
jd543 (361) - SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black with a nice thick, light brown head. Aroma is bread and yeast - a little overpowering and I think takes away from some really good flavours that are going on. Coffee malt and chocolate flavour and a little sour. Very lively carbonation.
stravale (1810) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from BeerHive, Edinburgh 
Black, rich tan head, some lacing
Aroma of rich dark smooth malts with a dab of yeast
Taste of roasted malts, fruity dark malts, dab of yeast, touch of dark toffee, some chocolate, good flavour
Palate - Medium carb and body, creamy rich malts, Finish as main flavour, smooth rich dark chocolatey malts, bit of a dry roast finish, touch of a salty edge though that loses it some marks
Overall - Lot of flavour here - it’s a good porter
MalcolmTucker (642) - SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with a thin tan head. Chocolate aroma with a ash roast edge. Flavour is roasty with milk chocolate and some chewy toffee. Nice smooth mouthfeel.
BeerCast_Rich (1837) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[330ml bottle, Cornelius Beer & Wine, Edinburgh] Black with a half-inch beige head. Fantastic roasty, dark aroma of deep molasses, charred wood and strong, bitter chocolate. Just a fabulous nose. Surprisingly large amount of liquorice on the taste, which goes after a while to be replaced by ashy bitterness, burnt coffee grounds. The mouthfeel is nice, if there wasn’t that tannic, ashy end it would be perfect. I like it, up until the long, smoky aftertaste. Would go very well with strong cheese, however 
BenH (1996) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black with tan head that fades to a ring. Slightly ashy roasty aroma, also a little metallic, touch of solvent. Taste is quite robust, roasty and ashy. Quite fizzy with a dry finish. Nice.
cgarvieuk (12884) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 Bottle at home... dark black ... thin tan head ... soft chocolate ... meaty toffee malt nose ... dark sweet chocolate .. soft toffee malts ... deep roast ... light milky chocolate3.9
keg at hanging bat ... 5% ... deep black ... small brown hgead ... deep dark rich treacle chocolate nose ... massivly smooth rivch chocolate ... dark malts ... light vanilla ... soft chocolate ... light treacle ... sublimly rich ... but tooo f.... n cold ...4.1