_angst_ (2564) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle received as extra in trade. Thank you stawn! Pours reddish black with a small mocha head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly sweet and malty with roasted malts, toffee, burnt caramel, brown sugar sweetened dark roast coffee, charred wood, black pepper corns, shredded coconut, burnt oatmeal flakes, liquorice fudge, bourbon and moist tobacco. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt wood, coconut shells, bitter chocolate, vanilla fudge, toffee, leather, dark roast coffee, vanilla fudge, bourbon, peat, alcohol, moist tobacco and cocoa powder. Mouthfeel is heavy roasted astringent, tiny oily, tiny sticky, slightly boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is slightly sweet, bitter and malty with roasted malts, burnt oatmeal flakes, dark chocolate, vanilla fudge, shredded coconut, charred wood, bourbon, peat, alcohol and burnt hay. Harshly bitter... Pretty unbalanced...
rlgk (10047) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Foeder Teaser Tasting. Extra from a trade with stawn. Roasted chocolate aroma, leather, cocoa, hay, licorice, oaky, vanilla, caramel, toffee, tar notes. Roasted coffee and peat flavor, dark chocolate, licorice, creamy, leather, floral notes, tobacco, ash notes. Heavy beer, full bodied with a nice chocolate, vanilla and tobacco aroma.
Dr_Fellini (352) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Pours a deep brown to black with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee. Flavor is a roasted malt coffee bitterness. Medium body with a lingering light burnt bitterness and a coffee sweetness. Excellent stout.
Ataraxia (340) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Almost black, opaque, with a moderate mocha head. Chocolate, coffee, marshmallow, whiskey, and brown sugar. Mild sweetness followed coffee ground bitterness. Smooth and creamy, but finishes astringent and quite bitter.
Countbeer (4301) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Thanks Thewildwes: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Medium sized light brown foamy hea on topmof a
Aromas of vinous notes, roast, coffee, brett, chocolate, light wood, light hint of bay leaf and some sloght hints of fruit like berries.
Flavours of spices, roast, coffee, some chocolate, some wood, light light bourbon, light wilder yeast tone, some darker fruits, nice bitters, some roasted malts and a good dark tone of typical Imperial Stout tones...
Aftertaste is a mix of chocolate, bitters, light coffee, lighter wood and eveb lighter something like bourbon...
Low carbo, creamy close to silky mouthfeel, medium to full bodied and a creamy smooth texture.
Nice beer, needs some air and time to show it’s real face!
TXBadger (1217) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
I’ve been lucky enough to have this both from the original version released in the 750mL bottles and in the 12oz bottles. Bourbon, cocoa, and coffee on the nose, with all following on the palate. Finishes semi-sweet with caramel and toffee notes.
beechner224 (600) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours black. Aroma of muted coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee, just ok. Almost watered down taste.
Homer321 (1596) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Nose of chocolate and a touch of coffee. Taste is similar with a little vanilla. A little but of warming. Nothing phenomenal but pretty good.
DrewFace (705) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Deep dark nearly black with brown head. Huge oak aroma, roasty, chocolate. Big roasty chocolate flavor, oak and hints of bourbon come through in the finish.
Ricoslim (95) - - APR 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had thanks to the reverend and Prazack. Poured into sniffer. Color is dark brown.Boozey but extremely smooth. Chocolate comes off nicely in taste.