SaintMatty (5384) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml Bottle - Black in colour. Slightly soapy aroma with liquorice, chocolate and soapy hops. Rich, roasted and chocolatey taste with plain chocolate, liquorice, coffee and roasted malt.
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at home ... deep black ... small tan head ,.soft dark roast .. tiny sour tinge nose ... soft roast ... dark malts ... chewy roast ... littl ebitter and soft milky sour.
prawlie (1154) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Euston Tap. Lovely chocolate malt aroma. Rich chocolatey stout. Black with a tiny creamy brown head. Excelltent stout, really enjoyed it, has lots of character.
daje (2556) - NORWAY - JUN 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Haand Festival 2013. Black body, beige head. Roasty aroma with chocolate, oats. Taste bears the same roastiness and chocolate, with a solid amount of malt and earthy hops. Aftertaste of bitter dark chocolate and coffee. A straight forward head on nail stout
zacgillbanks (2364) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is an inky black stout with rich chocolate and sweet liquorice flavours, creamy mouthfeel and bitter roasted coffee on the finish. Bottle Conditioned.
maneliquor (3156) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2013 Bottle from Borough Wines [Wilton Way]. Black pour with a small, dense and creamy lightly tanned head. Nose shows heavy roast and liquorice, light cocoa powder, biscuit and lightly stewed fruits. Taste is a good balance of mocha tones with light biscuit and molasses. Aniseed is a focus. Alcohol is there but not over the top or hot. Creamy mouth feel with lingering bitterness. Solid as stuff
olio (6277) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Bottled on 12.03.2013. BBE 12.03.2016.
Pours deep dark red-brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma of ash dry chocolate, roasted malts, some sugary notes, vanilla and caramel. Flavor of cocoa powder, ashy chocolate, burnt malts and faint vanilla. Creamy and a bit dry malty palate, somewhat sweetish chocolaty finish. Alcohol hidden very well. Very nice.
Cunningham (4645) - Halden, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Almost black color with a tan head.
Aroma: Coffee, roasted malt and light grassy.
Palate: Medium + body. Slightly sweet and an mild bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Coffee, chocolate, licorice and mild fruity.
Overall impression: Lovely stout.
Personal stats: On tap @ Haand13.
visionthing (2798) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Haand ølfestival. Dark brow with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with coffee and chocolate and some fruity notes. Quite sweet, but balanced and enjoyable. (2013-05-25)
abemorsten (2831) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - MAY 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from tap at Haandøl 2013. Black body with a light brown film. Puffed oat (Norwegian: havrenøtter) and coffe on the nose. Pungent boozy, roasted and bitter flavors. Full bodied and medium carbonated. Long finish.