thebeertourist (5083) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Black with a very nice, light brown and creamy head. Bitter chocolate aroma galore, hints of smoke and fruit. Well-balanced. Dark and mysterious.
DutchDrebus (4679) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Borefts ’13 thx to Illuvatarmilan (if I spelled that correctly). Pitch black coloured beer with a full sized, dark brown head (which looks lovely). Smells some iron, roasty and coffee. Tastes coffee, again iron, liquorice, slightly salty and roasty. I’m not a fan of liquorice taste in beer, but this beer does it quite nicely. Medium to full body and soft carbo.
SHIG (3925) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - SEP 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a reddish orange amber with a off white head. Aroma is hops, spice, and fruit. The taste is similar in that there is loads of spice and fruit with a hint of veggie and hops in the finish.
Martinus (3638) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black colour, firm tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, bitter coffee and roasted malts. Light bitter coffee flavour, bitter roasted malts, mocha, loads of coffee. Quite creamy, low carbonation. Coffee finish.
Rather nice, well made beer.
(From 75cL bottle. Thanks for sharing, tderoeck!!)
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep dark brown color. Aromas of chocolate, espresso, and a scattering of hops. Flavor is bold bitter roast malts with a smooth chocolate like finish.
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Little Delirium Cafe, Brussels. Black coloured beer with a huge brown head. Very nice toasted roasted caramel malty hinted aroma. Full light creamy palate. Finish is slightly alcoholic coffee roasted bitter hinted with a longer bitter roasted ending. Not bad.
Jerre (2895) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Taste from bottle 75 cl. @ WBF Tasting 06.08.2011.
Hazy almost black color, with beige head.
Aroma good roasted malts, licorice.
Medium to full body.
Taste sweet, roasted malts, liquorice, bitterness. Nice stout.
shoulderbroken (2684) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 10, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Dark brown with small gold head. Aroma is roasty malt, dark chocolate, bit of smoke and spice, creamy vanilla, and coffee. Taste is creamy vanilla, bit of berries, plum, lots of malt. Bit of boozy liqueur taste too. Thick and creamy texture. Pretty nice.
PriorL (2653) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
TAP at Delirium cafe Brussels. Shared with Mathieu87.
APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, small unstable beige head.
NOSE: intense chocolate, coffee, molasses.
TASTE: coffee, bitter chocolate.
bartlebier (2537) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2012
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pitch-black, opaque, roasted malt- chocolate bitter, uncompromising imperial stout, extremely smooth and velvety, with absolutely no hints of alcohol at 9% and no residual cloying sweetness. Took me 2 attempts to get into this one’s slow blossoming taste variety but the 2nd 75cl bottle (bought at the brewer’s MiOrge MiHoublon in Arlon) had me hooked for the rest of the evening/night. World-class, not for beginners.