Tessic (917) - Brantford, Ontario, - DEC 18, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This stout poured pure used motor oil with a low down, septic looking head. Tan in colour with no lacing what-so-ever. Scents include smoke, dark cocoa, earth and licorice. First sip was thick and rich with heavy smoke flavour and added tastes of Melloid cough candies and soy sauce. finish is smoky burnt with a medium bitterness.
gregorymconway (206) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
473ml can from the LCBO. Opaque black body with a thin creamy tan head, A lot of baker’s chocolate/ cocoa on the nose. Some earthy decaying leaves note. Roasted barley and some subtle vanilla as well. Not that dry on the palate, but not sweet either, quite balanced. Medium-bodied.
RhetoricalAns (462) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
473 ml can. Black pour, brown highlights, finger of brown foamy head that has some decent retention. Aroma is very much roasted malt. Taste adds some smoke to it, fairly sweet. Quite a heavy body.
jksipa (455) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can from the LCBO. Deep black with burgundy highlights under a dense dark khaki head that fades slowly. Nose is prominent dark chocolate and roast with some plum backing. Light toffee sweetness supports bitter chocolate with some smoke appearing. Medium thin body with average carbonation and a dry finish. NIce, if a bit thin.
bunget (595) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
473 ml can. Black body, chocolate dense head with average retention. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate, herbs, vanilla. Taste of chocolate liquor, toast, condensed milk, ash, a tad metallic. Mild and on the sweet side.
rcorriveau (7) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2015 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
The darkest stout I have had personaly. Coffee. Dark chocolate and expresso are dominant flavour. Great roast notes and black as oil
asheft (2626) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Union 613. Roasty aroma with some red fruit and faint smoke. Opaque black with hazy brown highlights under a persistent, light brown cover. Flavour is probably the roastiest beer I’ve ever tasted, with a pervading black grain astringency. Accents of red fruit. Medium body, slightly tangy, moderate carbonation.
kevinsenn (1301) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from LCBO. Great rich chocolate roasty grainy aroma, with some vanilla. Pleasant roasty taste with some chocolate. Not as rich as the aroma, but good.
TheJester (2034) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
473 ml can. Stout brown. Light brown head is thin but laces nicely. Roast and semi-sweet chocolate in the nose. Taste is a little thin and sweet. The roast from the nose is barely present in the mouth.
Oakes (13136) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Very dark. Sweet, smooth, espresso, and milk chocolate, pretty good, sweet and balanced.
Strangebrewer (946) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
can. Poured jet black with a thinning mocha head. Sweet and smokey aroma. Full bodied, carbonation is flatter with medium bitterness. Flavour is heavily roasted malts, smokey with a kinda dusty note, some coffee, dark chocolate and fig.