tightslice (952) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 27, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Safeway in Burlingame, CA. Aroma is licorice, coffee, burnt black fruit. Taste is sweet and smoky coffee and dark chocolate with fruits. Gets a bit ashy in there which I like. A thickety-thick boy.
Garrold (4232) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. 2016 release. Wine Rack, Sharrowvale Road, Sheffield. Not far off black. Ring of lasting, light brown head. Nose has dark, woody roast malts. Liquorice root. Coffee grinds. Some treacle. Some bitter chocolate. Hint of vanilla. Taste has lip coating, treacle sweetness, and plenty of roasted malt, woody, liquorice bitterness. Smooth, full mouthfeel. Bit too much fizz. Very drinkable, mind. Touch of dryness near the end, with a lingering, woody bitterness. Nice one. Needs a year or two under itís belt, I reckon.
Gerbeer (3128) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2016
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
650 ml bottle. 2016 vintage. Pours black with moderate tan head of big bubbles. Aromas of chocolate cake icing, rich cafe au lait, sweet vanilla, and creamy roasted malts with notes of peppery alcohol. Flavors of licorice, dark brownies, dry roasted malts, and more peppery alcohol. Dry and a bit alcoholic but super stuff. Worth cellaring if I could find a case!
M15ter (54) - - JUN 9, 2016
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black, opaque, minimal tan head.
Chocolate, chalk, vanilla, buttery aromas.
Sweet and slightly bitter.
Chocolate, licorice, wood, pepper flavors.
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wyldeturkey101 (81) - - JUN 7, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Iím trying this beer on a recommendation that has never led me wrong once again proving to be a good source. A strong aroma, a tan colour with a taste tgat bursts with flavour.
Gespuccian (128) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 28, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nose is full of dark fruits, roast, booze. Jet black pour with light lacing. Taste is huge - full of dark roast, some bitter coffee, prune maybe. Palate is full, heavy but smooth, some lingering booze. Delicious.
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Hugetaste42 (18) - - MAY 27, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
lots of chocolate, not too much coffee, rich malt, full body, aroma is not really complex. Great stout!
Percy0103 (634) - MEXICO - MAY 11, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 500ml. A dark beer with a small brown head. Aroma is of coffee, alcohol and nuts. Taste is bitter with a strong roasted malt finish. Medium to robust bodied with some carbonation and astringency. Oily and complex aftertaste with hints of nuts. A perfectly balanced and very drinkable (for the style) Imperial Stout.
Sdaniel90 (915) - Mexico City, MEXICO - MAY 11, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 65cl. 2016 edition. Opaque dark reddish/brown with a minimal brown head. Aromas of molasses, dried fruits, roasted caramel, alcohol. Robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Thick and oily. Medium to heavy sweet with medium to heavy bitterness. Intense roasted character into a fiery alcohol and coffee finish. Complex, heavy and exquisite.
graham_murphy (610) - - MAY 2, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Solid and unpretentious imperial stout. Black and a little thin in head and body. Medium bitterness - not bad for a stout - and plenty of sugary fruit, chocolate leaving a sweet aftertaste. Potent.