andyhwcinc (1567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Purchased at Binny’s in Chicago, IL, enjoyed at a friends house while watching Anaconda, for some reason. Appearance is moderately thick pitch black with a rich frothy white head. Aroma its very bitter coffee and chocolate, hazelnut, vanilla, very light sweetness. Taste is fantastic. Rich dark chocolate, hazelnut, and vanilla notes, utterly rich coffee profile, more of an espresso richness. Vanilla is pure and doesn’t taste like extract was used, more like vanilla beans were integrated. This brewery does great things with imperial stouts.
rouhlas (479) - GREECE - OCT 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
650 ml bottle bought from Olbutikken, shared at home. Black color with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malty, coffee, instant cold coffee, light herbal. Taste is light sweet and bitter, same as the aroma, roasted malt and coffee. Light to medium body, oily, soft carbonation.
demmbonz (618) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle to bertha snifter. Cola like pour. Super fizzy. No retention. More sweet and fruity than coffee. Bad bottle? Past it’s prime? Something isn’t right.
MrHangover (2949) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Pours a pitch black beer with a small ring of tanned head on top. Aroma of loads of coffee, light caramel and some booze detected. Flavor has loads and loads of coffee, caramel, molasses and has a quite bitter aftertaste. Nicely balanced, very decent.
thewolf (11298) - 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.
deanso (5962) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
sample at THT.
Thin creamy tan head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Nice coffee aftertaste. Nicely done.
jmgreenuk (5233) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin whispy tan head. The aroma is dry earthy mineral zesty citrus aspirin. The flavour is moderate bitter with a rich liqouruce bitter alcoholic palate. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
johnnnniee (2556) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 23, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by Rob and Lisa, thanks for the opportunity.
Huge coffee and brown sugary roasted grain goodness. The sweetness compliments the coffee flavor very nicely. Great brew!
fugitive (1491) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 27, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Color dark brown with small head. Aroma roasted, malt, caramel, coffee, caramel. Taste sweet, malt, coffee, caramel, vanilla.
Dr_Fellini (673) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep brown to black color with a tiny medium brown head. Aroma is a delicious roasted malts, light cocoa, coffee, vanilla. Flavor is light roasted malts, touch of vanilla, coffee. Very smooth and creamy body, delicious lingering roasted malts and vanilla. Excellent stout!
wchesser (1298) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from trade. Medium heavy body, dark. Coffee and rich chocolate nose. Sweeter, but with roast bitterness. Coffee is mild and not bittering.