KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz Bottle. The pour was a pitch jet black with an average (1-2 finger) light cocoa brown rocky head that was mostly diminishing, down to a thin film and small collar with poor runny lacing.
The aroma was very robust of a burnt biscuit mat, light resin hops and a strong earthy yeast with notes of dark chocolate, roasted coffee, molasses, vanilla, a mild smokiness and a slight alcohol tinge.
The taste was bitter sweet with a nice malty feel and had notes of bitter chocolate and molasses from the beginning, progressing slightly into a purely bitter taste with a huge coffee presence and a mild smoky finish. The flavor lasted a very long time after the swallow with a bold smooth bitter coffee taste left to linger for quit a while.
Mouthfeel was full in body with a dry, oily texture and a solid medium carbonation.
Overall this was a boldly robust brew with a strong bitter mocha / coffee taste that is offset slightly by a mild sweetness, and was done very well may I say. Making this a very enjoyable tasty brew with a superb drinkability...
oRos (1326) - sacramento, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from pelican. Pours black with brown head. Taste is roasted malts with some chocolate and toasty.
gam (3526) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Block like tan head dark pour aromas roast coffee malt chocolate vanilla caramel nut earthiness molasses the flavours burnt caramel roast coffee chocolate molasses a good taste but not special the finish best aftertaste bitter sweet mix a fair stout
ThirstyBird (2021) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark black/brown with a rich tan head. The smell is molasses, roasted malt, brown sugar. The taste is coffee, roasted malt, dark fruit, molasses, brown sugar ending dry and roasty. Medium body with fairly fine, crisp carbonation.
SlovakSniper (3722) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pelican Tsunami Stout, 7.5%, une bouteille qui coule chez Pete et Ruth. Beau stout avec une tête crémeuse qui accompagne chaque gorgée. Des cerises bien mûres, des fruits des champs, du chocolat et du café sont des parfums qui se faufilent dans mes narines. Des malts chocolatés, des petits fruits rouges, des houblons et du café viennent flatter mes papilles. En bouche, voilà un corps de moyenne densité avec un bon apport de bulles et une texture crémeuse. En arrière-goût, une amertume assumée à la fois par les malts rôtis et par les houblons en herbes.
maneliquor (3415) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Mane Liquor. For the style this is pretty much bang on. Well rounded, creamy mouth feel and very dry cocoa driven stuff. Slightly grassy which adds a nice element. Tasty drop
Andrus86 (143) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - MAY 4, 2015
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
BOTTLE. Pours solid black with foamy tan head. Nose is very subtle roasted malts. Creamy texture of dark & roasted malts through out the beer with a touch off coffee at back end. Sourced Cellarbrations @ Capel
djd07 (5416) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Pelican Pub in Pacifc City. Pours a very dark brown with small off white head. The aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, burnt sugar. Medium mouth, rich malt, dark chocolate, bitter roast finish, very good.
hawthorne00 (2737) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 11C. Bottled 1/15. Label says 7.5% ABV. Black with a tan head that fades fairly quickly but never vanishes. Aroma of mocha, roasted barley, raspberries, blackberries, some molasses. Creamy texture, just mouthfilling. Moderate sweetness, firm but not harsh roasted flavours, chocolate, vanilla, fresh berries. Bitterness creeps up. Not boozy. Not shouty or fancy. Gloriously complete.
zoucrew102 (801) - - APR 26, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Rich dark chocolate aroma with roasted malt and subtle dark fruit. Pours black with a thin light brown head with good retention and lacing. Starts with rich dark chocolate flavors and light dark fruit that has a rich, full mouthfeel. Finishes silky smooth with rich roasted malt flavors that linger nicely on the palate after each sip. Tasty stout.
asheft (2686) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Prunes and dark chocolate aroma with some scotch tape hops. Opaque black under a thin, light brown cover. Bitter chocolate flavour with some red and dried fruit and medium hops bitterness. Sweet start ends with a roasty, dry finish. Medium carbonation, medium light body, smooth and then chalky dry feel.