HerrBierkoenig (489) - Bratislava, - JUL 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From 0.5l bottle, BBD: 14.08.2014. Pours perfectly dark brown to black liquid (not a single ray of light passes through), nice medium frothy stable tan head, Aroma: dark chocolate, espresso, malty, milk chocolate, condensed milk, Taste: medium sweet, medium bitter, dry finish, espresso, chocolate, Palate: light to medium body, oily to creamy texture, soft to flat carbonation, long bitter roasted dry finish. Overall: very good stout, could have smaller head, less sweet starting, little bit more complex body, less watery body and little bit more carbonation.
VastActiv (3745) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Hilpea Hauki, Helsinki. Colour is black with very small white head. Aromas and flavours: Burtness, coffee and roasted malts.
Beersiveknown (3763) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 27, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home from European Santa, cheers!
dark ruby chestnut with fluffy dark beige tan head, coffee, cocoa and toasted barley. Sharp carbonation, full bodied, dry bourbon biscuit earthy malt, dry stout, no hops at all. Pretty dry but not unpleasant with cocoa in finish.
Quack-Duck (8391) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle from Kulovy Blesk. Deep brown, almost black, with a brown head. Chocolatey, some coffee and dried fruit. Quite dry, not too sweet.
FatPhil (10343) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle - thanks Mari and Marduk!
6+ nice chocolatey sweetish cakey aroma
4+ black, small tight head.
7 Lovely dry roast, plesant esters, nice bitter hops too. very nice dry stout. Roast again chocolatey, no longer cakey, even a touch of bitter coffee.
4 full in the palate, carbonation moderate, makes it more luscious.
14 Damn, at 4.8% this is delicious. just what I want from a stout.
Lore (1393) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 21, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
deep dark brown colour, moderate sized beige head; aroma and taste of roasted coffee and ash; dry mouth-feel; not really good
Marduk (3636) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle (thanks Kalm and Mari). Very dark brown color. Medium size, brown head, stays. Chocolate, sweet, roast in aroma. Nice roast, cocoa beans, faint woody taste. Nice roast in aftertaste. Medium body. Nice one!
gunnfryd (12129) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruit, roasted malt, coffee, hop. Flavour is fruit, berries, roasted malt, coffee, hop, chocolate. Medium body. Ordinary beer.
yy0pp (813) - - OCT 27, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma - Caramel, malts, coffee. Poor chocolate taste.
kingstoni (1687) - FINLAND - OCT 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Deep brown color with a thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. Sweet taste with some bitterness. Medium thin body.
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gunnar (6205) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from my European Secret Santa. ABV 4.8%. Pours pitch black with a huge frothy tanned head. Aroma of sweet caramel, coffee and light roast. Taste is dry, roasted cold coffee, weak tarish, lingering dry bitter, resiny hops