jbeatty (1098) - New York, USA - JUN 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 06/04/2014. Pours black, dark tan head fades almost immediately, nearly no lacing. Aroma is intense espresso, charred roast chocolate malt, cacao, leather, mildly earthy cherry, fruit notes, peaking through, wood. Taste is chocolate, dark cherry though not overly sweet, licorice, espresso roast, long aftertaste with resinous cherry, cacao nut bitterness. Medium thick body. More roast character than expected, cherry adds subtle accents to the base, intense dark bitterness.
mabel (6539) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[6491-20140708] Bottle. Roasted bready aroma. Black brown body with a quick bubbly tan head. Roasted bready grains flavour. Full body. Very tasty. (8/3/8/4/16) 3.9+
(Tasting at cgarvieuk’s, w/ him, BenH, jercraigs, Stuu666, others)
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Flavour is coffee, fruit, roasted malt, vinous, alcohol, chocolate, licorice, wood, vanilla. Full body. Complex nice beer.
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Benh. Cheers pal. Pours Black with a tan head. Bursting with chocolate and roast malt. A bit of cherry. Tastes like a German cake. You know the way Germans be eating cake...
Klimaet (294) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a medium brown head. Aromas of coffee roast, cherries, brownie, some acid, fruity bitterness, caramel sweetness. Taste is roasty, coffee beans, fruity sweetness, some dark bitter chocolate, malosses, dark sweet fruits.
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours black tan head. Nose/taste of cherry brownie, fudge, roast chocolate, red wine, vanilla and oak. medium body.
gnoff (7975) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 330 ml (11.2 fl oz) thanks to _angst_! Sampled on October 28, 2014.
Black color, small very dark brown head. Sweet, roasted, alcohol, cherry scent. Sweet, cherry, wood taste. Dry, charcoal aftertaste. Oily mouthfeel, dry medium high bitterness.
_angst_ (3034) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle bought some place I can’t remember. Pours oily pitch black with a small dark mocha head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is sweet, malty and boozy with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, charred wood, cherry stones, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, piri-piri peppers, moist hay, soil and alcohol. Taste is slightly sweet, bitter, malty and tiny fruity with roasted malts, burnt caramel, dark chocolate covered cherries, dark roast coffee, charred moist wood, burnt wood, chocolate syrup, alcohol and soil. Mouthfeel is oily, round, roasted astringent and full bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter, malty and slightly fruity with roasted malts, toffee, dark chocolate covered cherries, dark roast coffee, burnt wood, hay, moist soil and alcohol. Nice chocolate cherry taste but the nose disappoints.
Nisse666 (4486) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thx to _angst_ cons 2014-10-28 Göteborg
AR: dark bitter chocolate, cherry cewing gum,
AP: black, frothy wee dark brown head
F: great boody, port wine, cheeries, coal, dry woody, heavy bitternees
esp0r (2088) - NORWAY - OCT 27, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Vinspecialisten Aalborg shared with Simonsen & Carsten
Pours like used engine oil, thin laced brown head. Smell of dark dark malts, roast, liquorice and cherries. Heavy sweet, liquorice, chocolate, roast, coffee and cherries. Moderate bitter finish. The cherries works excellent with this heavy heavy stout. It’s just another wonderful beer in the George series
Valgreen (715) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ Home. Pitch black, pours like oil, small tan head, some lacing. Nice coating. Aroma, roasted malts, coffee, cherries, fruity, alcohol (boozy), oak, dark fruits, chocolate. Taste, roasted malts, coffee, liquorice, alcohol, cherries, oak, dark fruits. Dry mouth feel. Quite bitter. A little too boozy. Low to medium carbonation.