olio (8206) - Tampere, - JUL 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample @ CBC’13.
Rated on 04.05.2013.
Pours dark red, almost black color with a minimal head. Aroma of cognac, roasted malts, mild vanilla notes, chocolate and tar. Flavor of tar, syrup, caramel, some brown sugar and chocolate, mild roasted malts too. A bit too sweet for me.
Theydon_Bois (14326) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split at the ABC Beers pre Borefts tasting, 24/09/15.
Black topped with a tan covering.
Nose is rich malt, spice, cocoa rub, bourbon tunes, earthy.
Taste comprises fruit cake, chocolate, light spice trail, dates, raisens, roasted notes, vanilla, subtle bourbon chase.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, light warming alcohol in the close.
Decent BA stout.
DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
[9/24/15] Bottle sample at the pre-Borefts tasting at ABC Beers in Den Haag. Thanks everyone who shared bottles! 2014 bottle. Black. Aroma of bourbon, chocolate, vanilla. Sweet flavor of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, light alcohol note. Medium to full-bodied.
madmitch76 (19649) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
24th September 2015
Pre Borefts Tasting at ABC Beers, Den Haag. Opaquqedark brown beer, good tan head. Palate is airy and semi dry. Airy dark malts, thin creamy sweetness. Tangy bourbon soaked dark fruits. Trace of lactic sourness. Mild coffee. Airy finish. Decent but lacks a bit of 3F deftness.
MrHangover (3605) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Pre-Borefts Tasting, courtesy of the European Crew! Pours a pitch black beer with a small brownish head on top. Aroma of bourbon and roasted coffee, some caramel and sweet lactose or vanilla. Flavor is sweet with loads of boozy bourbon and oak notes. Very full and complex with even some hints of coconut shining trough in the very end. Nice one!!
Koelschtrinker (14127) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 27, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Intensiv malziger wenig süßer Antrunk. Vollmundig würzig herb. Schokoladig, rund. 11/12/11/11//11
harrisoni (15793) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pre Borefts tasting 2015. Black beer lasting tan head. It’s hot bourbon. Not my thing some chocolate mostly booze.
rouhlas (1769) - GREECE - AUG 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
From tap. Black color with small beige head. Malty aroma, light roasted, chocolate, milk chocolate, caramel, vanilla, wood, alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Steve_0 during my 10k tick fest. Thanks Armin! Pours a black appearance with a dark brown head. Plum, grape, chocolate, light roast, whiskey nose. Twangy, tart berry / grape flavor with lots of chocolate and caramel. Infected but still fun.
Steve_0 (3587) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Armin. Thanks man! Pour is deep black with a big brown head and sticky lacing. Cocoa nibs, bourbon, some caramel, toffee, dark cherries, and raisins in the aroma. Taste is dark chocolate, tannic, some smoke, coffee, toffee, tangy, grapey, and roasted malt. Medium body with soft carbonation. Something slightly off but not bad.
ansalon (2118) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a medium tan head. Aromas of milk chocolate, muscovado sugar, roasted barrel notes, caramel. Taste is milk chocolate, muscovado sugar, roasted barrel notes, dark red berries, caramel and slight liqourice. Mouthfeel is quite light with low carbonation.