k0mpsa (1750) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at tommyknocker, helsinki. Black color, small brown head. Nice roasty aroma, coffee, chocolate. Full roasty body, suryp, chocolate, coffee. Good stout.
Patrickctenchi (4817) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Oily black with a dark tan ring.
Prune, plum, cola aroma.
Taste is roasty, dark chocolate malt...
Mild ashy bitter alongside vanilla/chocolate sweetness.
Nice warming alcohol.
Smooth and rich....
Outstanding.....a great sipper.
hackobock (2181) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
March 8, 2015. Bottle at home.
Black with a small creamy brown head. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate, earthy, licorice, vanilla and dark fruits. Taste is medium sweet, bitter roasted chocolatey, some dark fruits and vanilla as well. Finish is roasted bitterness vanilla, milk chocolate and slight alcohol warmth. Creamy texture, medium to full bodied with a soft carbonation.
Bootlegger007 (92) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Outstanding. Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee with hints of dark fruits, pours thick black with an espresso style lasting head, flavours of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, cask wood, port with a great bitter aftertaste, warming full bodied thick stout.
Idiosynkrasie (4911) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle. Jet black colour with late awakening, small, creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, brown head. Roasty, dark malty aroma, notes of liquorice, hints of soy sauce, dark chocolate, burnt coffee, a metallic touch. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, bitter hoppy, slightly burning alcoholic, some dark chocolate, some coffee; slightly metallic finish, maybe oxidation had a finger in the pie. Looks like having an oily texture, but leaves behind a light and thin impression on the palate.
Benzai (9995) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ home. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized dark brown head that lasts for a decent while and leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma is malts, dark roasted malts, coffee, coffee roast, slightly earthy. Taste malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee, a touch of espresso, medium to heavy bitter. Moderately thick, moderately oily texture, roasty bitter finish, medium body and suitable carbonation. If you like roasty imperial stouts like I do, this is one you’ll enjoy. Can anyone please get me the bourbon barrel aged version? That’s gotta be even more awesome!
zacgillbanks (3179) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This inky black beer pours with an extremely thin dark brown head. It has rich chocolate and vanilla flavours, cherry and raspberry notes with an oaky, creamy whisky-like finish. Excellent!
Beerhammaren (1331) - FINLAND - FEB 11, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
.355l bottle @Vihreä Haltiatar
Pours black with low brown head. Aroma is coffee, cream, dark chocolate, cocoa, dark fruits, plums. Flavor is coffee, alcohol, roasted malts, dark bread, syrup, dark chocolate, cream notes. Ash and earthy. Alcohol is well hidden. Silky smooth palate. Thick and oily. Swell!
Scopey (8999) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Ales By Mail. It pours jet black with a tiny tan head. The nose is rich earthy roast, coffee, liquorice, burnt toffee, ash and charred toast. The taste is smooth, roast malt, dark chocolate, espresso coffee, earth, charred wood, light alcohol warmth, pepper and a touch of dark fruits with a roasty finish. Medium-full body, fine carbonation and oily body. Well rounded and very drinkable for the style. Nice.
Gerardgathier (512) - - FEB 6, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very Dark pour. Intens burned coffee aroma. Taste is also very very strong coffee. Very thick. I like it, but its probably not for everyone
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