rlgk (11029) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at "Darkness comes to town", 131116. Black beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, leather, cocoa, tar, licorice, smoked notes, fruity, some hay. Roasted cocoa and coffee flavor, dark chocolate, tar, figs, smoked, some ash. Heavy roasted finish with dark chocolate, peat, tar, ash and leather. Good beer.
tkrjukoff (4082) - SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours pitch black with a good creamy lacing tanned head. Aroma is smokey roasted malty dry a bit ashy. Flavor is very nice; lean yet rough roastiness, some dark fruits very bitter dark chocolate and coffee.
Beese (1971) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from the Partizan Brewery on 26 October. Poured an oily black with a large and dense tan head. Brilliant, full aroma of dark fruit, toffee and huge roast. Velvety mouth feel, absolutely spot on. Flavours of coffee, burnt sugar and tobacco. Finish was a perfect balance of burnt malts, espresso and molasses. Truly superb beer.
Geiserich (3411) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Aroma is malty and roasty. Black color, creamy brownish head. Flavor is malty, sweet with intensive notes of toffee, licorice, dark chocolate, cacao, roasted malts and sweetness. Roasty, cacao bitter finish.
a_cross (617) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black, moderate tan head; aroma of ash and milk chocolate; taste is heavily roasted malt, bitter chocolate, a touch smoky; hop bitterness increases and is quite intense at the finish; a very sound if somewhat aggressive stout.
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
[10/5/13] Bottle at the brewery in London. Dark black with a tan head. Nice roasty coffee-ish aroma. Roasty and coffee-ish flavor, bittersweet, with a lingering bitter finish. Medium-bodied, kinda silky. Very nice.
PriorL (1982) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, shared with Mathieu87.
APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, nice stable beige head.
NOSE: chocolate, coffee.
TASTE: chocolate, vanilla, mocha.
Idiosynkrasie (3927) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle. Clear deepliest red glowing quasi black colour with huge, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Roasty dark malty aroma, hints of dark chocolate, cautious piney herbal hop. Taste is roasty dark malty, coffee, dark chocolate, subtle sweetness, bitter hoppy overtones, bitter finish. Superb stuff.
tiong (3838) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail
Bottled 28/05/13 -
Pours dark brown, almost black with a bubbly light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, sweet cocoa, dark chocolate and syrupy notes. Taste is smooth, roasty and slightly hoppy with notes of cocoa, syrup and dark chocolate. Finish is roasty and bitterish with some coffee and chocolate notes. Quite balanced and tasty, sweetish stout.
c0fein (220) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Ales By Mail. First beer from Partizan. This is very enjoyable stout. Not too strong, just the way I like!