gyllenbock (4864) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at SBWF 2014.
Dark brown with almost no head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, dried fruit, oak, vanilla and chocolate. The body was full and the aftertaste long with warming alcohol.
Niller (709) - Hammel, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2014
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Voldby. Pours pitch black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate. Roasted malty taste, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, liquor, brown sugar. Full body. Oily texture. Smooth mouthfeel. Flat carbonation. Very nice slight bitter finish. Excellent.
AndySnow (3787) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where: SBWF 2014.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a minimal beige head.
Aroma: Dried fruit, chocolate, caramel.
Body: Medium to full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Dried fruit, alcohol, caramel, raisin, vanilla.
Beersiveknown (3074) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home from alesela
dark cola brown with thin dark tan head with meer lacing. Tart rich vanilla nose, full body, moderate carbonation, slick, chocolate, licorice, thick, cocoa, brandy, treacle, dry, heavy warming
allmyvinyl (3657) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Siren online shop. Pours jet black, thick tan head. Aromas of green coffee beans, liquorice, woody notes. Taste is smooth, creamy coffee, again a light barrel presence, but very light. Thick, oily texture, long roasted bitter finish. Very nice.
GlasgowTAD (67) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - OCT 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Found this to be good but nothing else. It is black, what the feck wouth stouts be?!?! Smell is cocoa. Taste is cocoa, vanilla and bitterness. Not quite as good BA Stous can be
oliodnb (335) - ITALY - SEP 10, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
375cl bottle from Ale&Hop Barcelona. Pours black, motor oil thickness, creamy brown head. Smells of light roasted malts, sweet chocolate, liquor. Taste is quite sweet with chocolate again, burnt sugar, very light acidity, some coffee. Low carbonation, thick creamy mouthfeel, crazy drinkability for the alcohol content. Excellent.
Yorker (1256) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37.5 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, liquorice, dark fruits, and alcohol - with a slightly bitter finish.
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted chocolate, toffee and vanilla, funky, taste is sweet, sugary, fruity, dry, a little thin.
kappldav123 (5031) - GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass deep black, nice small head. Intense malty aroma. Starts intense malty, a bit smokey, not too intense. Some earthy notes. Finish with hints of pepper, still intense malty. A good one!