Theydon_Bois (9946) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - FEB 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP trade with Tomer, 02/02/13.
Light black with a tan head that thinned to a swirl atop and edgeing.
Nose carries roast malts, oats a la chocolate in porridge, molasses, hint of coffee.
Taste comprises roast malts, chocolate, molasses.
Medium bodied, carbonation is a little over cooked but not detracting too much from this beer, dry finish.
Solid enough stout !
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from European Local Swap. Very dark brown beer with a rich beige head. Roasted chocolate and hop aroma, cocoa, licorice, hay, some vanilla. Roasted chocolate and soot flavor, cocoa, caramel. Thin bodied and not very tasty.
rayaron (357) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 19, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle 330ml. Clear dark brown with slowly diminishing medium creamy brownish head. Strong roasted malt aroma, burnt, dark chocolate, ash notes, faint vanilla notes, some fruitiness. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, light malty sweetness, bitter-sour dry sticky finish, a bit watery. Medium carbonation, Medium-bodied.
Shain (86) - ISRAEL - OCT 8, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle 330ml. Pours very dark with a short lasting light beige head. Aroma is sweet, fruity, alcohol, dark roasted malt, light coffee. Body is medium, with medium-gentle carbonation. Tastes slightly bitter with light sweetness and a bit of acidity. Some fermentation off flavors with sour notes. Flavors of dark malt and dark coffee.
drfabulous (4193) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle from the Wine House Tel Aviv. Nice roasy nose. Chocolate taste. Light body. Slight metallic finish. Still, best Israeli beer yet.
MichaelAwesome (4587) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 25, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A bit of coffee mixed up with some cereals and malt. Easily drinkable with a bit watery aftertaste. With a bit more abv this one could be a deep bodied and balanced stout.
McTapps (4589) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from tomer - many thanks for this! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with steady low head and medium body. Aroma of malt, coffee and cappuccino. Taste of milky coffee, roasted barley, porridge, malt, bread, woods and torf. Earth finish. Nice one.
vipinvelp (2362) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ruby red, brown with small light brown foam head. Aroma is coffee, so is taste. Mostly coffee, some toffee sweetness. Bittersweet aftertaste. (Tel Aviv 201406)
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, thanks DSG! Dark brown, rich beige head. Chocolaty nose with notes of minty black currant. Mid sweet with medium body and soft mouthfeel. Milk chocolate, notes of fudge and oat porridge. Slight licorice in a finish with fairly low bitterness. Laid back and pleasant.
Holmen1 (2784) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Flaske på Sigmunds hytte, rbhd-gjengen er samlet igjen! Lett kaffeduft, fint men kort skum. Tørr, lett og litt metallisk. Kort ettersmak. Instantly forgettable.
gunnar (5676) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 12, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Shared bottle at local tasting. Pours almos black with a small beige head. Aroma of grainy malts, weak coffee and oat. Creamy and filling mouthfeel. Taste is moderate sweet, with some dark fruits, weak coffee and caramel. Dry lingering finish.