guzgorog (411) - FRANCE - APR 17, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Presque noire, presque plate. Nez de pain grillé, café. Bouche légèrement sur le malt grillé, café. Corps léger. Stout légère, très buvable mais manque de caractère.
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, nose is roasted, coffee, taste is sweet, dry roast chocolate finish.
eastkenttom (73) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Not offensive, but a bit too subtle for its own good. Bordering on bland. Wouldn’t buy it again.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught Third of a Pint at GBBF 2012, Olympia, London Aug 2012 - Dark Brown in colour. Creamy stout. Malty; roasty malts, toffee, liquorice, plain chocolate, hint of coffee. Fruity; autumn fruits. Hoppy; slight hop bitterness. Mild sweet malty fruity throughout. Very drinkable.
Quack-Duck (8382) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle from Oddbins Tunbridge Wells. Deep brown, almost black with a beige head. Light-bodied, dry flavours of roasetd malts, cocoa powder, some coffee.
jmgreenuk (5398) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a deep mahogany with a thin tan head. The aroma is dry roast, dark chocolate and a little liqourice. The flavour is medium bitter with a smooth creamy liqourice palate. Medium to heavy bodied with soft carbonation. Promised so much, but delivered little.
deanso (6211) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with jmgreenuk.
thin creamy off white head. Clear black pour. Lots of coffee.
ManVsBeer (5278) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
MOSI Beer Festival. Very dark with no head and a milky texture. Medium bodied with a medium roasted aroma and taste.
johndoughty (4157) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black with a small head. Slightly creamy and rather smooth. Pleasant but only slightly above average.
Theydon_Bois (11491) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle split at JF’s, from Beermerchants, 23/08/13.
Extremely dark mahogony brown wuth a good sized light tan head.
Nose is roast malt, sugars, light cocoa dusting, toffee.
Taste comprises dark frutis, toffee, brown sugars, light roast.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation - a little prickly, dry finish.
Pretty so so stout, not one I’d bother with again.