madsberg (10136) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma of roast, brown sugar, cocoa, vanilla, light chocolate, coffee. Chocolate, coffee, sweetness, roast, liqourice, spice, cocoa in the flavour. Medium to full bodied. Has a dry roasty bitterness in the end. Very nice.
Maria (10125) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 21, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
It’s pitch-black with a creamy, lasting head. The aroma is sour with notes of roasted malt and coffee. The flavour is moderately sweet and sour, it’s clearly infected, but not yet too bad. Beneath the sourness I find roasted malt, light chocolate and coffee, and the finish is dry and sour.
rlgk (10061) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black beer with a big beige head. Chocolate aroma, milky, roasted and with licorice notes. Sourish flavor, rubber notes, chocolaye, vinous and with roasted notes.
Ratman197 (9458) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 8, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber poured a clear dark brown nearly black with small lingering brown head. Aromas of charcoal, roasted malt, coffee and bakers cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, charcoal, bitter chocolate and light coffee with a smooth dry lingering roasty finish.
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
GABF ’07. Pours black with an average, rocky, dark brown head, lasting with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (molasses, chocolate, coffee), light hops (herbs), average yeast (leather, earth) with notes of tar and vanilla. Medium bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the Bottle at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 12/10/2007
Roast aroma. Small beige head. Black slightly rich on the palate and fruity with a bitter coffee roast finish.
daknole (8867) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nearly black pour. Very small tan head. Aroma of chocolate covered caramel and a hint of worthers original candies. Flavor is a tad roasty with caramel, chocolate and a hint of coffee.
hopscotch (8785) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle... Pitch black ale with a small, creamy, lightly tanned head. Decent retention. The aroma is a medley of chocolate, vanilla, coffee and smoke. Medium to full-bodied with a whole-milk mouthfeel and prickly carbonation. Tons of rich, burnt espresso beans and dark chocolate with only a trace of cardboard-like oxidation. Metallic, burnt, bitter finish. Nice, solid stout!
hopdog (8777) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Oggi’s in Escondido. Poured a dark black with a small brown head. Aromas and tastes of chocolate, roasted malts and coffee. Decent stout.
pivnizub (8737) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - OCT 15, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Literally black with a big stable tanned head, chocolatey and toasty nose with a subtle fruitiness underneath; moderate to solid , not extremely dry , bitter-sweet flavour, full bodied, smooth; drier malt-bitter and chocolatey-fruity finish. Well, well, well.......