tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 10, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Surprisingly watery. Weird. Some glue. Some evil sourness. Kick of bitterness. Bourbon tame, coffee tame. Not pleasant. Damn, do I miss the Kodiak of yore.
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark opaque black color, small steady brownish head. A bit oaky, bourbon aroma. Full-bodied. Roasted, a bit smokey, light tart notes, wood and earth. Barrel-aging has not gone 100% ok.
yespr (31480) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cL bottle. Pours black with a huge bubbly and brown head. Fruity, wineous and caramelish. Mild earthy. Dark malty flavoured. Bitter, fruity, dark malty and toasted. Breadish. Bitter and dry finish. Bitter far finish.
weark (324) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color, small beige head, not lasting - Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, alcohol, hints of wood, and a weird vinous aroma - flavor is roasted malt, licorice, coffee and dark chocolate with this weird vinous flavor same as aroma - full body, sour, fizzy carbonation, sour finish who hide all the other thing - I’m a little bit disappointed, all the other beers I drink from Storm&Anchor was really good but not this one, probably a bad bottle.
fiulijn (14990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Courtesy of Philippe (Bov); bb 2014/05
Black color with very small head. The aroma mixes some roasted malt with light vinous sourness; it reminds me of BFM Alex Le Rouge. Smooth mouthfeel, good mix of dark chocolate and roasted malts, with a mild vinous character, and some Bourbon; correct bitterness.
I’m not sure this is what they intended, but it’s much better balanced and interesting than the unbarrelled version.
omhper (19667) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, thanks Bov! Black with beige head. Aroma of licorice, bourbon and vanilla. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Plenty of chocolate and licorice, bourbon and oak. Long bitter finish with some peppery alcohol.
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@omhper. Black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, ashes, some slight toasted notes. Flavour is liquorice, alcohol, some wooden barrels as well as wood along with some mild ashiness.
HerrKrinkle (11) - Montreux, SWITZERLAND - AUG 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
from Erzbierschof Bottle Shop. Strong malted aromas mixed with pleasant wood notes. The finish is a little light, but it stays well on the palate nonetheless. Strong ABV, but not in-your-face. Altogether a well-balanced Stout.
Embrouille (2829) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 33cl. Shared with jaghana. Nice roasted malt profile. Good bitterness. Flawless and delicious to my tastes.
jaghana (4017) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUL 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 33cl from Allen and shared with him, a dark beer with low head. Nose is on dark malt with vinous notes. Aroma is on roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vinous, barrel notes, woods, mostly dry, Long wood vinous aftertaste.