Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at NERAX. Pours a black brown with no head. Roasty aroma of coffee and burnt toast. Flavour is similarly roasty, with some nice dry cocoa flavours too. A little thin on the body.
minutemat (1395) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle from Appleyards, Shrewsbury. Didn’t realise I hadn’t rated this before so a good excuse to buy another. Vanilla / roasted malt aroma, slick mouthfeel with tobacco, coffee, mild dried fruits and moderate sweetness.
Nisse666 (4111) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thx minutemat as part of EU swap 5.0 cons 2014-05-25 Göteborg
AR: roasted malt, chocolate cake, red currants
AP: dark ruby/brown colored body, thin wee head
F: low carbonation, Finish tar candy, pipe tobaco, salt liqurice, wee smokey - heavy boy!
Rune (7827) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 19, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle from Kjeller 5, shared with Richard. Deep coal black with ruby highlights. Tan-coloured head quickly reduced to a bubbly ring at the surface. Dark malty nose, ashy. Dark malty taste, hints of coffee and dark chocolate, slightly roasted towards the ending. Easy going stout, rather thin bodied.(Tromsø 18.04.2014).
gunnar (5160) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Meny. Pours black with a frothy, small tanned head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and dark fruits. Taste is light sweet, caramel and roast, weak chocolate. Watery palate. Light dry roasty finish.
djoeye (1230) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
50cl brown btl 4%abv b@Kjeller 5 Tromsø.
Dark about black beer, aroma is roasted malts, cherries, faint hops.
Taste; chocolate malts, toast, flour,
To palate smooth, a bit watery.
Finishes mealy, chocolate, roasted malts. Overall nice, easy, not very advanced.
Finn (4032) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Flaske 0,5l fra Kjeller 5. Drukket i Skibotn 26 Des 13. Mørkerød dyp amber. Lavt, litt farget skum som flater helt ut. Brukbar aroma av røstet malt. Smaken blir vassen. Gjennomgående preg av røstet malt og litt røyk. Bra i forhold til styrken.
Cunningham (4342) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Deep dark and subtle red color with a small beige head that leaves some lacing.
Aroma: Mild chocolate, fruity and some roasted malt.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Dry texture.
Taste: Roasted malt, coffee and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Lovely nice tasty stout.
Personal stats: Bottle from workmate Gundersen
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask at crown inn, oakengates. Pours dark ruby with tan head. A light, quite sweet easy drinking stout. Nice
gegwilson (988) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Almost black, but with no head, even from a good pour. Licorice aroma and taste. Quite a nice quaffable stout with coffee flavour too. Not heavy and refreshing without feeling watery. Nice and creamy. this grew on me the more I drank. Good stuff.