madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
30th June 2012
Bottle shared at Craft. Opaque black brown beer. Big pale tan head. Smooth palate, a little dry. Mild carbonation. Mellow but rich dark malt with mellow coffee and chocolate cake. Mild aniseed and subtle fruits.
harrisoni (16708) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Craft. Black beer thanks to Ken. Cocoa choc bready aroma. Choc sponge cake. It is good though lovley intense chocsponge. Lovely
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured into a snifter. Big thanks to SteveFinny for this. Not sure what to expect from this as DL is hit or miss, Darkness is too hoppy for me fresh, Black Albert sucks, and Beer Geek Brunch is pretty good.
4.0 A: Black color. Two fingers of tan head. Itís mostly frothy, but thereís also a creamy component. Retention isnít bad given the massive ABV. Decent sized ring of lacing is left.
4.0 S: This smells mainly like Darkness and Black Albert, but it ends up being quite nice. Deep roastiness. Tangy caramel and earthiness from the DL and BA, respectively. Formitable citrus and herbal hoppiness from the Darkness. Coffee in varying degrees from all of them. Chocolate in abundance from them all. Booze is well hidden. Overall though, this is closer to Black Albert than any of the others, but perhaps an improved BA.
3.5 T: The taste is even more like BA. Earthy and almost minerally. Quite hoppy as well. Supple roast, bitterness has some strength to it. Chocolate, tangy caramel. Light coffee. Booze is pretty well hidden again. Itís lacking integration of flavors to an extent with the earthiness not meshing well with the hops, which never really works well in a stout. Despite all this, itís not bad.
3.5 M: Heavy body, perhaps too heavy. Itís almost like drinking booze yogurt. A little too chewy. Reasonably creamy though.
3.5 D: I doubt Iíd buy this if it were a shelf beer, so $30 for a bomber is clearly a ripoff. FFF cashes in on beer geeks like no other. If only their beer was a good as the hype.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 06-13-2012 00:49:33
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black nutty chocolate, coffee, roast and hops, intense fruits. Flavor is molasses, rich biscuity malta, sugar, chocolate, booze, roast, coffee, hot alcohol, moderate acrid burnt harsh malts. Bitter sweet finish. Rich. Odd malt flavor. Not special but strong if you like that.
hollardustin (327) - Indiana, USA - JUN 17, 2012
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a thick black with small brown head. Aroma is very malty, assorted chocolates, dark fruit, licorice, and roast. The taste is much like the nose, very rich and sweet but not cloying. Silky mouthfeel, oily texture, and full bodied. This is damn good.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
markwise (5085) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle thanks to Beerman6686. Pours a deep black with a tan head. Nose is dark chocolate, roasted malts, some peat, some earth, and maybe some vanilla. Flavor is similar- dark malts, roasted malts, earthy coffee, peat, and a bit of bitterness. Full in body and forcefully earthy.
jcwattsrugger (11899) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
@markwise Birthday-palooza-a-go-go Gathering-thanks markwise or burg326-22oz bottle-pours black with a light brown head. Aroma is roasty dark malt. Taste is roasty dark malt, earthy hop bite.
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Edinburgh Danish Invasion Tasting) by cgarvieuk - Edinburgh ].
Clear dark black colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, toffee, vanilla, light yeasty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, malty, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
jar72404 (426) - USA - JUN 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber. Black with tan head. Aroma is roast, some chocolate, faint coffee. Flavor is a mess--dark fruit, chocolate, and coffee, but no smooth progression of flavors: just an immediate assault of all of this. Finish is long and almost hoppy--not sure where thatís coming from. Not bad, but not as good as any of the individual parts. Certainly not a top notch stout.
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
how the hell could i give this anything other than the rating I gave it. I thin kthe only thing that threw me for a loop was the heavy belgium qualities. Otherwise...itís baller. Four amazing beers made this a great brew.