argo0 (12858) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium, creamy tan head atop a black body. Aroma is chocolate, light toffee, hint of roasty. Taste is roasty chocolate and coffee, finishing coffee bitter. Creamy medium body, perhaps a bit light for a stout.
Ratman197 (12686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a clear dark brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee and light vanilla. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of dark chocolate, coffee and carmel with a smooth malty finish.
Not a bad stout just a boring one.
bu11zeye (12576) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma of roastiness, espresso, chocolate, and some notes of plum. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, and dark fruit with a creamy mouthfeel.
Benzai (12378) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from bottle @ ChrisO after GBBF day 3. Dark brown to black color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, dark malts, roasty, light to medium coffee roast, earthy bitter. Decent body and carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (11902) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle -pours a light brown head and black with red color. Aroma is dark malt-molasses/chocolate/ashy, some earthy hops. Taste is dark malt-molasses/oats/peat, secondary grassy hops. Medium body.
BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 11, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours black with an average, creamy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (roasted, coffee, nutty, dark fruit), light hops (woody), and average esters (fruity) with notes of licorice, ashed wood, and prunes. Flavor is heavy malt (roasted, coffee, nutty, dark fruit), light hops (woody), and average esters (fruity) with notes of licorice, ashed wood, and prunes. Full body, low warmth, medium carbonation and creaminess with a dry finish.
Bov (11500) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
from Mondial de la Bière 2013, Mulhouse - murky black beer under a solid and long lasting creamy beige head; roasted aroma of chocolate and black coffee; medium-bodied, a light tartness balanced by some lactic notes; long aftertaste of mocha and pretty roasted
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market in Charlottesville, VA.
Pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. Very nutty
aroma with some chocolate and oatmeal notes as well. Taste is
nutty with roasted malts and some vegetal notes. Medium bodied.
DSG (11117) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 30, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2014 Re-rate 5/27/14: Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks zvikar. Creamy, chocolate, roasty, bittersweet. Good. 7/3/7/4/15=3.6
(10/26/08) Bottle at Barcade in Brooklyn. Black-colored with a small light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, some chocolate and vanilla notes. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, chocolate, caramel notes and some oatmeal. Medium-bodied and a very carbonated palate. A nice Stout. 7/4/7/3/13.5
hopdog (10913) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Poured a dark brown with red edges and an averaged sized tan head. Aromas of roast, milk chocolate, cocoa and light coffee. Tastes of milk chocolate, roast, and a light coffee finish. Body on the somewhat thin side.