The Etruscan (480) - Tuscany, ITALY - JUN 18, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Brown weak head. Black colour. Aroma is malty with coffee and bitter chocolate notes, slightly hearthy. Flavor is malty too with coffee tones, a bit watery, ending in a smooth roasty finish. Light to medium bodied.
piscator34 (1863) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 13, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at De Wildeman. Jet black in colour with moderate carbonation. Aromas are of red grapes, dark chocolate, and a bit of tar. More of the grape and chocolate thing going on in the mouth, but with a dry chalky note on the finish. Seems very light bodied for 7% alcohol. Average at best.
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - APR 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown with a large beige head. Aroma is heavy malt, vineous, raisin and plum. Flavour is malt, roasted barley, malt acidic.
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@ Winterbierfestival PRZH 2010, Gouda. Black colored brew. Roasted aroma. Flavor is mildly burned, sweet, coffee. Nice balanced brew.
Vaiz (3099) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at 17th PINT winterbier festival, Gouda. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of spice and coffee. Flavor is bittersweet, a really well drinkable stout with some spices in the finish. Could easily drink a lot of this.
Dedollewaitor (13372) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle. Thanks Christian Scheffel. Vintage. Pours black with a small creamy lasting head and lacings. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate and liquorice. Vinous. Flavor has a little cellar upon it but also roast coffee and chocolate.Smooth. Nice.
dutchbeerpages (1433) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice citrus aroma and that beautiful thick stout darkish head. Flavor is a beautiful malty chocolate with a nice lingering aftertaste that is a little bitter.
ogivlado (5375) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 31, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 330ml. -Dark brown coloured, medium sized brown head, notes of coffee and smoke in the nose. Roasted malt, bitter coffee and dark fruits with notes of chocolate and smoke. Touch of acidity in rather dry bitter finish. A bit thin palate but all in all good stout.
gunnar (4733) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, quite dry, ends rather quick.
Christian (10754) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark brown with a small off-white head. Roasted aroma of licorice and coffee. Dryish roasted flavour with lots of coffee and a long aftertaste