Ozckr (308) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 5, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
toast, roasty, grass, black, hazy, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, lively,
elbernays (741) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with ciaranc. Pours black with wispy tan head. Wood, Ash, manure, dark fruit. Creamy milky flavour with dry wood finish. A little citrus fighting to come through. Nice
ciaranc (1058) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from The Vineyard. Deep brown, little head. Rich dark chocolate nose. Flavour is dark, deep coffee. Big body, lovely fresh hop note. Long complex finish.
ccato (6) - - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Bierkoenig. Had an excellent pour from the tap at Beer Temple in Amsterdam, the bottle version was a bit disappointing.
ElManana (796) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle bought at the brewery. Hops: Motueka & Simcoe. Pours black, dark brown, light beige head. Aroma is espresso, coffee, dark chocolate, citrus. Taste packs quite a hoppy punch, combined with roasted, burnt coffee notes. Awesome.
ruigo (1381) - PORTUGAL - DEC 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle (Chinook, Centennial). Deep brown colour with a thin tan head. Coffee, roasted, dark fruits, molasses, citrus and light oak in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is complex with some bitter coffee and dark chocolate notes but also with some sweet fruity ones. Overall, a very good beer.
fletchfighters (1187) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle
Black with hints of ruby. Light tan head.
Nose is roast, coffee, pine,citrus, ash and chalk.
Taste is heavy chalk, ash, and subtle pine and citrus. Good bitterness but a lot of chalk. Fresh but chalky. Not sure what it wants to be
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
[6558-20140723] Bottle. Very mild coffee grains aroma. Dark black brown body with a long-lasting creamy light tan head. Coffee roasted grains flavour. Medium-full body. Tasty, quite fragrant and flavourful. (7+/3/8/3/16) 3.7
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sdmmb (1117) - USA - DEC 17, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Drunk from 33cl bottle bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Hoppy, dark, heavy porter.
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Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draught at BrewDog Camden on 9 Apr 2012. Poured near black, with a dense beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, citrus, oak and molasses. Full mouthfeel. Coffee in the flavour, with dark malt and dark chocolate. Finish was earth, burnt malt and some grassy hop.