danlo (691) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle. Dark brown-black colour, tan head and aroma of roasted malt with chocolate, treacle, brown sugar. Roasted malt flavour with smokey, dark fruits, earthy hop notes. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry light roast bitter finish. Quite drinkable.
peponi (61) - POLAND - DEC 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: dark roasted malts.
Appearance: blac color with nice lasting beige head.
Taste: iron aftertaste, dark roasted malts, quite dry, coffee substitute, weak bitterness.
Palate: medium body and high carbonation. Unpleasent iron aftertaste, finish is slightly astringent and dry.
Overall: Poor irish stout.
McWorta (382) - LUXEMBOURG - NOV 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black coloured stout with a small toasted/tan light creamy head. Noses of chocolate, coffee and roasted malts with hints of smoke/peat. Soft light oily texture and medium-full bodied. Light-medium sweet with some roast bitterness to it. Finish is medium and balanced.
agent_persik (230) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 15, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown, almost black color, medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee, hint of wood. Dry bitter taste of roasted malt, licorice and dark chocolate, some hops in finish. Light body and average carbonation.
Borresteijn (4156) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl Bottle from M&S A’dam. Almost black, creamy light-beige head. Aroma of cocoa powder, milk chocolate, hard roasted malts, coffee. Flavour of hard roasted malts, milk chocolate, coffee, light fruity touch, cocoa, nice dry bitter finish. Light-bodied, smooth. Good stout imho.
Theydon_Bois (5459) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On the train from Hereford to Inverness, bottle from M&S Camberley, 18/10/13.
Light black with a moderately appointed light tan head.
Nose is roast malts, cocoa, cardboard, earthy tang.
Taste comprises earthy cocoa, cardboard box (Living !), light roast, puff of smoke.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish with light roast and a touch papery.
Middle of the road affair, nothing I’d rush back to.
dynamiteninja (1293) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Off white medium head. Mahogany body. Spice, pine, hops, chocolate, red fruit. Bitter. Dry finish. Soft mouthfeel. Reminiscent of Guinness Original.
sic1314 (1997) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a deep, murky brown with a huge, frothy tan head. Aroma of sweet lactose, coffee and roast malt. Medium body, flavour of the aroma, a bit of dark chocolate, vanilla smoothness and a sweet but dry finish. Vry ncely balanced.
RichardW (1306) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good chocolate and medium roast aroma, bitter palate, with a bit of vegetable and soy in there, but generally pretty good. Liquorice in the finish and a bit of leather. Tasty enough
Gethinbeer (2028) - Musky, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Liquorice pour with a tan head which disapates quickly to a clinging lace. Burnt toast aroma. Intial tang settles to a smooth finish. Bitter malt and chocolate flavour.