daknole (10738) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2008
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Again dry stouts are just not for me...and this one is not even a good representation of the style. Very "plain Jane" aroma and flavor. As expected you get some choc notes but this one just is way to dry and bitter. And the mouthfeel is very water.
hopdog (10491) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a dark black color with an averaged sized, light brown head. Subtle aromas of chocolate and roasted malts. Light coffee in the taste.
hopscotch (10426) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2006 Nitro... Mellow Mushroom, Tampa... Pitch black ale with a mid-sized, ultra creamy, khaki head. Incredible retention. Smoky, chocolaty aroma. Well-balanced flavor with plenty of cocoa and vanilla... leans just slightly toward the sweet side. Medium to full-bodied and velvety with soft carbonation. Finishes chocolaty and lightly bitter. Dumbed down a bit from the nitrogen, but that’s not the beer’s fault. Surprisingly good!
Dogbrick (10412) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks to BierBauch for the trade. This beer pours a very dark brown (almost black) with a medium dark beige head. Thin lacing. Strong roasted coffee aroma with a hint of malt as well. Moderately dry with coffee dominating the flavor. There is a subtle roasted malt and smoky character in the flavor as well. The finish is lightly bitter hops. Solid.
Sammy (10327) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Surprisingly decently drinking stout . Pours black with malt in aroma. Balanced, and not as dry, and decent balance of roast and malt and a bit of chocolate, all at sessionable ABV. Bottle..finished before lunch begins.
Meilby (10310) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 355ml @ TFODRBSG11, Ulfborg
Pours black with almost no head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, and oatmeal. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 4, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Botella. Deep dark brown colour, beige brownish ehad. Roasted malt and caramel in aroma with soem chocolate. Good mouthfeel. Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lastingRoasted amlt and caramel with chocolate in the flavour. Nice.
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 25, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks zvikar. Black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate, a bit of roasted grains, slightly tart fruitiness, sugary notes and a milky hint. Roasty flavor, a bit acidic, with coffee notes and light fruitiness. Medium-bodied.
rosenbergh (9503) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
355 ml bottle. BB M/13. (K-Citymarket) Jyväskylä, Finland.
I’m not quite sure about the ABV as it’s not mentioned on the label. But it’s illegal to sell any beers with more than 4.7% in the supermarkets and I bought this from one. Black colour with a small tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, grassy hops and mild bitterness. Not bad. The flavour is quite simple with roasted malt, dry grainy notes, grassy hops and some mild bitterness. Very drinkable. Slightly thin.
Borup (9447) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the brewpub in Orlando. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruit, coffee and smoke.