Tmoney99 (13000) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Medium to abundant body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted coffee sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where surpassed with a solid drinkable beer.
jtclockwork (12915) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to McCain04. Pours black with tan brown head. Nose and taste of roasted coffee, roast chocolate malt, vanilla, coffee grounds and sweet milk chocolate. Finishes dry roasted black coffee. Medium body.
Lubiere (12285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A deep dark imperial stout with a thin mocha head. In aroma, loads of coffee grind, light vanilla, light chili powder, bitter chocolate, interesting. In mouth, an intense bitter chocolate with coffee grind, Oyster pulp, alcohol warmth, very nice. Bottle from Binny’s in Chicago.
Benzai (12191) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Beer Temple. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized light brown head. Smell and taste malts, roasted malts, coffee, bitter and some hops. Lovely bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (11855) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle shared by csteele2144 @RBWG-JAX-dissipating lt brown-black. A-coffee/roasty/ash-dk malt. T-coffee/roasty/ash-dk malt, 2nd hop bite.
thewolf (11841) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark black with a small, film head. Aroma has fat malts, Port, raisins, chocolate. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has chocolate, light coffee, vinious, elegant balance. Nice.
Pinball (11793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle from ølbutikken.
pitch dark, smooth large brown head.
roasted malts, vanilal beans, coffee, chocolate, moderate hops in the aroma. Quite smooth and dessert-like.
Flavor is herbal, roasted malts, coffee, balanced with hops, but very delicately, palate is very smooth, a "plain" very tasty imp stout with some coffee notes. aftertaste is coffee, chocolate, sort of like an espresso chocolate with a bit of roasted malts and hops.
BeerandBlues2 (11662) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by nmann08. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and roast malt, prunes and dates with earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt, licorice, dark fruits, light alcohol, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
Bov (11456) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 25, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
from Erzbierschof - black beer under a persistent dark beige foam; correct lacework; very roasted maltiness with a strong aroma of coffee and ashes; hints of vanilla stay in the background; full-bodied and pretty thick; creamy palate, solidly bitter, fair notes of vanilla appear in the finish along with more coffee - robust and well-made
Scopey (11365) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, big thanks to Adrian from BA for sharing! It pours darkest brown with a small light tan head. The nose is big on the coffee, roasted malt, cocoa, dark fruit, light acidity, salted caramel and vanilla. The taste is roasted malt, coffee, alcohol heat, touch of chilli, wood, some acidity and earth with a dry, roasty finish. Medium-full body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. Perhaps a bit hot. Gets better the more you drink. Decent, but I couldn’t drink too much.