m4rest88 (388) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - MAY 17, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle shared with bman113vr
pours a dark black hue with a small light brown head that is mostly dimnishing
aroma of alcohol, dark fruits, coffee and molasses- alcohol dominates the aroma though
flavor is full of coffee and once again lots of booze notes
BeerBaboon (1903) - FINLAND - MAY 17, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2012 Thick, black, oily lookin’ liquid. Surprisingly there is a relatively good amount of brown head. Aroma of whisky, roasted malt and coffee. Flavour of whisky, strong coffee, dry hoppiness and roasted malt. Delicious beer with a strong kick to the groin.
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The pour isn’t pitch black but pretty close, translucent chocolate brown out of the bottle, settling in under a thick mocha head that shows excellent retention and lacing. Really surprised at the head and lacing on a beer this big.
Aroma is bourbon, vanilla and a metric ish-ton of heavily roasted chocolate malts, not quite charred, just heavily roasted with dark chocolate and espresso beans.
The taste just doesn’t measure up to the aroma. Alcohol up front, ethyl alcohol in fact. If regular Black tastes like charred earth (which it does in my opinion), then this is kinda like bourbon on the rocks...iis the rocks were pieces of charred earth. Burns like hell going down.
Mouthfeel is well carbonated given the alcohol but is all booze.
This makes Black Tuesday drink like Prima Pils. Doesn’t hide the booze at all - the only flavors that do come out are charred malts and licorice. Just not my thing.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours with a very large, deep brown head over a near black body. Aromas are strongly of alcohol, dark fruits, dates, nutty, bourbon, vanillin, peanuts, cashews, woody, caramel, maple. Very hot, milk chocolate. Lots of fumes. Flavors show a big roast, nutty, very fusel, harsh, oak, peanuts, roast, ashes, bourbon. Complex but very rough. Syrupy, fusel, bourbon, sharp and big. Somehow this tastes a lot harsher than actual Buffalo Trace.
asheft (2901) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Potent black malt aroma that is pretty dry. Faint bubblegum with harsh roasted malt, a little ethanol, and a blast of sour pumpernickel. Opaque, oily black under a ruddy, light brown foam that recedes to a dense ring and lacing. Strong roasted barley flavour with tons of vanilla and bitter, unsweetened chocolate. Ethanol flavour is not too apparent but the beer is very warming. Black current, spicy black pepper (not phenolic), and bitter walnut accents. Full body, moderate to medium carbonation, bitter chocolate finish that actually is astringent.
hopdog (11004) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12.7oz bottle. Black pour with a large sized tan head. Aromas of roast, some wood, bourbon, chocolate, and vanilla. Tastes of chocolate, bourbon, alcohol, some more alcohol, vanilla, even more alcohol, vanilla, dark fruits, and caramel. Heavy alcohol burn in the finish.
burgy (456) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2012
4.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Aromatics start with straight alcohol. Followed with burnt notes of malt. Pours jet, jet, jet, jet black with sweet tan/caramel lacing. At 19.3% this beer hides the alcohol VERY well. I taste it but it tastes like its a beer with half the ABV, very well done. I also taste roasted caramel, coffee, and burnt malt. Palate is solid with a nice viscosity. Overall, freaking fantastic!
fonefan (43166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear dark black colour with a large, creamy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, light brown to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, wood, oak, alcohol, caramel, moderate roasted and burnt. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, roasted, alcohol, wood, burning warn alcohol - buzzy, smoe - peat - wood, vanilla. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. 
mcmisko (356) - New York, USA - APR 30, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours pitch black with a dark brown head. This is very lifted. Lots of dark cocoa, caramel, dark roasted malts, wood and alcohol on the nose. Taste is dark and warm with lots of complex dark flavors. Notes of dark chocolate, bourbon, toasted brioche, caramel, fig and some earth. Full bodied, smooth but thick texture. After taste has lots of bourbon, warm alcohol sensation, and lots of dark roasted bitter notes that keep up with the high ABV. Alcohol is not hot, just warm, and nice. Its is very good, and should be with the price. I am very glad I found this beer, and stocked up on it. Cheers!
Ahrens (37) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very good imperial stout with good body with sweet bourbon vanilla flavour. Thought it would be a bit thicker, but still really good.