StevieT (912) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours very dark and thick, faint aroma of dark chocolate. Strong chocolate and coffee flavours, a drink to be sipped slowly. Love it
jonnyguns (1099) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours black with smallest bit of ruby red around the edges and a attractive tan head. Aroma is big on a type of powdered chocolate, some vanilla and a sugary sweetness slight Belgian yeast aroma too. Taste is malty chocolate up front with some brown sugar and sultanas and other dark fruits that linger. Very solid imperial stout.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Gramoit (377) - AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Been aging for close to a year. Top class Imperial Stout this one. Pours jet black, with a chocolate head without a massive nose but hints of chocolate, coffee and some vanilla on the side. Taste includes lots of dark chocolate. Good!!
Kosmokrator (517) - ITALY - MAR 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2014 Nera ed impenetrabile con un velo di solida schiuma marroncina. Tostata, caffettosa, cioccolatosa, al naso e al palato, con note di liquirizia, biscotto e luppolo, un buon equilibrio dolce-amaro con quel tocco belga che si riconosce al volo. Corpo medio, struttura oleosa, gusto pieno; meritevole!
lliams (196) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
it sure is dark! i would love to see how this beer ages as this young one has a touch too much gas for me to score any higher... still, the best beer i’ve tried this week, so far
davidfoley (20) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Appearance - Low head retention, light brown hue to head, dark brown colour, moderate carbonation
Smell - Chocolate, blackcurrant, cherry, malty, floral, alcohol presence
Taste - Fruit and dark berries, under-ripe cherries, over ripe plums, sweet, dried fruit, raisins, cognac like alcohol presence, slightly tart fruitiness. Bitterness in finish.
Mouthfeel - Lacks body, moderate carbonation, heavy fruit and alcohol
Drinkability - Heavy beer, doesn’t sit well, lacks body
Overall - Unbalanced, too tart. Drinkable beer, good in ways, but has it’s flaws
fiammanghilla (765) - Genova, ITALY - FEB 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Grande stout meditativa.
Amara al punto giusto con persistente aroma di caffè
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
11th March 2012
Opaque brown - black beer. Short tan head. Surprisingly crisp palate. Rich dark malt with a trace of roast. Minerals. Coffee. Subtle fruits underneath. Tangy dark malt before a crispy dry finish. Lingering licorice bitter aftertaste. Decent and quite light on it’s toes.
larsga (6621) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small brown head. Opaque black body. Spicy perfumy chocolatey aroma with linoleum and cardamom notes. Dry-sweet cardamom and chocolate taste with spicy mealy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, dusty mouthfeel. Dry spicy papery cardamom afteraste with chocolatey earthy notes. Nice, but a bit spicy. (0.33l bottle at Schouskjelleren, Oslo.)
Rune (9056) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared 330ml bottle at Schouskjelleren. Beige layer at the top of a deep dark body added by ruby highlights. Dotted spots down the glass. Dark malty nose, lots of cocoa powder. Fine balanced taste profile of chocolate, cocoa, anise and herbal hops. Dry, dark bitter ending. Crisp in the mouth. Well bodied. Tasty (Oslo, 10.12.2012).