ianwelby (330) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black beer with foamy beige head and fruity malt aroma. The flavour has an initial fruit hit but then there’s a dominant toasty chocolate flavour. The finish is slightly sweet, just enough to balance the flavour nicely.
Habanero (2143) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Pours black with an average creamy, tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and citrus. Sweet flavor that ends dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carb. A nice stout
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - Deep Black in colour; coffee coloured head. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, bitter espresso coffee, chocolate, liquorice. Hoppy; aggressive bitter hopping. Fruity; grapefruit citrus. Bitterness from the hops and burnt malts dominates an underlying malt sweetness. Finishes very bitter espresso coffee and very dry. Decent.
kevnic2008 (7091) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of toasted chocolate malt, vanilla, heavy roast and cocoa.
Niall73 (1053) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - bb 10/12/14. Pours a dark brown/black with a nice tan head. Light coffee, citrus aroma. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Fairly fruity with dark fruits and lemon, light coffee and a little bitter chocolate. Nice.
Buongiorgio00 (576) - - FEB 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Birra nera impenetrabile, densa schiuma color avorio. Al naso caffé e cioccolato. Il gusto è inenso di caffé espresso e cioccolato amaro, con note di caramello, malti tostati. Si chiude in una nota leggermente amara. Gustosissima!
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 7, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home from ales by mail
Opaque brown with tan tinged beige head. Rich cocoa and underlying Simcoe vs Piney hops on nose. Medium carbonation, full bodied, coffee, cocoa, dry Piney bitterness and long dry orange and toasted barley finish.
teorn88 (1916) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33cl bottle from Utobeer. It pours a dark brown colour with a medium tan head. A nice roasty chocolate and Weetabix malt nose with a little pine hop coming through. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a foamy mouthfeel. Very good.
Scottishchris (116) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the bat. Lovely black pour with small off white head. Coffee and chocolate. Bitter and medium body. Tasty
AdiBeer (591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma: espresso, roasted malts, maybe some chocolate. Appearance: pitch black, small white head. Taste: light sweetness. Palate: turning to light bitterness, roasted flavours appearing. Overall: decent stout. Bottle from Oddbins Pimico, London.