libertine (203) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - AUG 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a completely opaque black with a nice brown head.minimal lacing.aroma is dark bakers chocolate,coffee and burnt sugars.flavor is raw chocolate and coffee.sweet and bitter.full bodied,sticky mouthfeel with a bitter finish.everything samuel smith does seems to be tier 1 grade.an enjoyable and drinkable imperial stout that even though its not the best ive had its certainly ranks among the best.nicely done and a must try for stout enthusiast
Moolesen (195) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 35,5cl. Black with a small brown head. Strong nose of coffee, chocolate and hints of truffel. Extreme rich flavour where chocolate is dominant followed by coffee and english liquorice. Very long finish. Great beer
Alengrin (1380) - BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
A classic, one of those impies that revived the style in the previous century. Brownish beige, creamy, stable head and black colour with ruby hue, only under bright light. Dense and complex aroma of coffee, dry sherry, pear syrup, raisins, cinnamon, ginger, chocolate sauce and cocoa powder. Refined, rich taste with lots of chocolate and candied fruits, sweet but subtly evolving into a mouth-filling, creamy but not too sharp roasted bitterness (black coffee), nutty, caramelly and a bit woody, with a meaty finish with delicate aromatic hops. Not as ’agressive’, spicy or bold as many of the imperial stouts that followed in the Anglo-Saxon world, but well-rounded, very rewarding and very well-balanced.
rollerton (30) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tastes like toasted chocolate, a classic stout. Complex and rich taste, of cream, caramel, and cofee. A very nice stout, indeed!
Cenzura (21) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 31, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Dark chocolate, classy alcohol and roasted malts takes only small part in overall smell. Taste: Again chocolate, little sourness and very, very long great aftertaste. Average carbonation. More body will be better, but that beer is really good. Amazing finish. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 15,5PLN = 3,7 Euro
Iznougut (3) - Sant Quirze De Besora, - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bon olor a cafe.. No se.. El gas em recorda a una gasosa... Esbrebada. Bona cervesa perň no crec que repeteixi.
HammerTroll (460) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Completely dark body, huge tan head. Big dark fruit aroma, coffee, alcohol and alcohol. A bit watery, medium to full body, soft carbonation. Bitter and sour taste, coffee bitter finish. Finally, a decent Samuel Smiths.
(Dobro Pivo Pri Ščurku 0,33l bottle)
veceo (511) - CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark brown color, big and staying brownish head. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Aroma of banana, chocolate, coffee, strawberry. Medium sweet taste, little bit boozy. Very good, but notes of alcohol and slightly lighter body lowered overall score.
RobertDale (3424) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
500 ml. bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, and dark fruit. Well crafted.
Procent (77) - POLAND - AUG 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
W aromacie czekolada i nuty palone, wiśnie w likierze, delikatny karmel w tle. Piana beżowa, średnio obfita, ładny lacing. Barwa czarna, pod światło ciemnorubinowa. W smaku paloność, suszone śliwki, lekko wiśniowe, kwaskowe. Goryczka niska ku średniej w porywach. Takie połączenie Imp. Stouta z Sour Ale. Dość lekkie, nie mój klimat. Warka do 01.2015r.
arnold931 (528) - Iowa, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with ruby highlights. Tan head with nice lacing. Nose is plum and prune. Nice smooth taste.