Crille (85) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice black color with a beige head. Smells of coffee, roasted malts and chocolate. Smooth mouthfeel, with flavors like dark chocolate, smoke and some fruity notes as well. Very drinkable!!
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at the Beefeater Inn, Goteborg, 21/03/14.
Black with a moderate light tan head that retains well.
Nose is light roast, dark fruit, cardboard, brown sugar, plummy notes.
Taste comprises light bittering roast, chocolate, more papery tones, dark fruit, molasses, dark toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with roasty presence once more.
Ok stout but nothing to rush back to.
jmgreenuk (4956) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the Beefeater, Gothenburg. Poured a dark mahogany with a frothy tan head. The aroma is light roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a smooth creamy malt light liquorice bitter palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. Served cool and very tasty.
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Gbg. Almost black beer with an offwhite creamy head. Coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malty aroma. Dark chocolate, coffee flavour with caramell and some smoked notes.
AndySnow (4078) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Bishop Arms Bellmansgatan. Black colour with a brown head. Caramel, chocolate aroma. Flavour is a bit smokey, caramel, malt.
Lilja (1781) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smak och doft av kaffe, choklad toner av laktris och brända toner. Lättsam, lagom söt med en trevlig bitterchokladbeska.
allesmetkaas (168) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled from the cask @ Bishops Arms Malmo. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate with a taste to match, nice bitterness in the finish
rarbring (1533) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: The smell is from burnt toast, fresh ground dark coffee.
Appearance: The beer is black with hints of brown, the head is beige, small, leaving no lacing.
Taste: The taste is somewhat sweetish, brown sugar, dark fruits, dark bread, but with a good bitterness, coffee and cocoa beans.
Palate: Medium low carbonation, soft, medium body, a dry finish.
Overall: A very pleasant stout, I dare say.
Note: cask Reviewed 2010-10-30.
Tinco (572) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black with a huge light brown head. Aroma is classic stout with roasty coffee and chocolate, maybe some sweet fruity sugars in there. Taste is roasted with bitter coffee and chocolate. A good flavourful sessionstout from Ocean!
VsXsV (2451) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Opaque black liquid with huge tan head. Aroma of dark fruit, licorice, bread, bitter chocolate, coffee, light ash and light British hops. Taste is dry and light to medium bitter with notes of bitter chocolate, bread, coffee, ash and bread. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Bit thin for a stout. Otherwise, stylistically correct and balanced.