downender (5275) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Kris Wines. Explosive opening with prolonged gushing that left a quarter of the bottle down the sink. Near black with a huge, frothy tan head. Aroma of black coffee and chocolate, with some grassy hops. Full, slightly oily mouth with some sweetness, more roasted malts and a dryish finish with some hops. Good.
zacgillbanks (1022) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. An inky black beer that pours with a very thin tan head. It has rich blackcurrant and chocolate flavours, liquorice, coffee and roasted notes on the finish. Excellent!
tiong (2297) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
BBE 27.11.13 - Pours pitch black with a large smooth head. Aroma of licorice, ash, roasted malts, hints of chocolate and smoke. Taste is sweetish and salty with notes of licorice, roasty malts, ash and chocolate. Finish is smooth, mildly roasty and salty with licorice and sweet notes. Okay, quite tasty porter.
jd543 (152) - SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very drinkable. Dark colour. Coffee flavour. Relatively light bodied in comparrison with some porters.
Aniela (1851) - Skövde, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark brown almost black beer with a small beige head. Chocolate, licorice, ashes and coffee aroma. Coffee, vanilla, licorice, dark chocolate, hoppy flavour.
fonefan (29425) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
ABV: 7.5%. Clear dark red brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, coffee - dusty coffee, light burnt. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty coffee, licorice. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
evergreen0199 (1371) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Redchurch Brewery, Bethnal Green, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a small tan head on top. Roasty, malty, burnt aroma. Tastes roasty, chocolate, coffee, malty. Decent but not as good as their Old Ford Export Stout.
Leighton (7179) - London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Keg at the brewery tap room, London. Pours dark brown-black with a tight, tan cream head. Dark chocolate in the nose, rich coffee, espresso. Medium swet flavor with heacy baking cocoa, scorched earth, burnt wood, dried dark berries, robust coffee. Medium to full bodied with lively carbonation. Lightly warming finish, gourmet coffee, some baking cocoa and earthy bitterness. Exceptional stuff.
CraftBeerNick (439) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home, 25th January 2013, this is delicious, dark brown, black with a tan head, aroma is smoke and bitter chocolate, taste is complex, lots of flavours, smoke, some leather and lots Of chocolate with a Pleasant citrus hop finish, reasonably fizzy but it works with this beer. Great stuff
Theydon_Bois (3391) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at ChrisO tasting, thanks to Toby, 30/12/12.
Very dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that reduces to a film and heads egeward.
Nose carries hops, pine, dark malt, chocolate, caramelised sugars, hint of coffee.
Taste follows, tropical fruits in a hoppy backnote.
Full end of medium bodied with soft carbonation, some hop bitterness in a roasted finish.