yespr (39962) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish and caramelish. Bitter, toffee and liqourice. Bitter and crisp hoppy nto a roasted malty and liqourice finish. Solid coffee and alcohol dense finish.
joergen (25647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can at Bishops Arms Savoy.
Clear red-brown coloured with a small off-white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, bread and licorice with notes of dried fruits.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and licorice with notes of coffee and alcohol.
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can. Pours a dark ruby black color with a tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee flavor with hints of chocolate. Has a roasted malty coffee finish.
madmitch76 (21549) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Outbound train tasting! Thanks to Ian. Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is smooth and slightly soft. Fine carbonation. Nice dark chocolate malt. Little mellow coffee. Light lactose. Touch of dark fruits. Finishes smooth with a mildly bitter coffee aftertaste. Drinks well below it’s abv. Nice beer!
Travlr (20907) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft courtesy of GT2, thanks! Very dark maroon color, large beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of Starbucks! Taste of Starbucks! Pretty straightforward.
Leighton (18034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can during the High Speed Tasting Pt. I on the train to the Black Country Bus Tour. Thanks to Ian for this Brooklynite. Pours clear brown with a creamy beige head. Sugary, creamy cocoa nose, light filter coffee notes. Medium sweet flavor with bitter earth, lightly astringent coffee, bitter cocoa, some dry dark fruits. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with dry cocoa, bitter espresso, strong roasted malts, bitter earth, burnt wood. Good stuff.
rlgk (17301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can at De Klomp, Linköping, Sweden. Pitch black beer with a very nice lasting beige/brownish head. Malty roasted aroma, coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, earthy notes, soot, milky, raisins, figs, some woody notes. Roasted chocolate and coffee aroma, raisins, soot, fogs, some warming alcohol. Roasted finish with dark chocolate, cocoa powder, coffee notes and some licorice.
harrisoni (16928) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can on the train to Wolverhampton. Dark brown with lasting dark beige head. Coffee I do like coffee in a beer.
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can on the Black Country Train Tasting Part I, 06/07/13, thanks to Ian for this share.
Dark mahogony brown with a thin tan head that dissipates to a film.
Nose is roast malt, sweet sugars, vanilla, chocolate, coffee notes.
Taste comprises bitter roast, cocoa, espresso, light booze, dark malt, touch of spice.
Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation , dry roasty finish.
TBone (15910) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught@RNH. Dark amber-brown color, good creamy brownish head. Light milk chocolaty aroma. Medium-bodied. Sweetish flavor. Chocolate, caramalt, cocoa, light ashy toastyness. Quite easy drinking for this ABV. Certainly more a porter than a stout.