yespr (28651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma is peppery and fruity, dark roasted malty. Spiced, herbal and dark roasted malty. Dense dark chocolate. Smooth roasted malty finish. Spiced, chili and dark roasted malty. Smooth and dark malty. Dense chocolate and chili.
anders37 (14730) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty peppery chili aroma with woody cognac hints. Roasted malty chocolate spicy hot chili flavor with woody hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate and spicy chili woody finish.
madmitch76 (12162) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4th January 2013
THE stout tasting Pt1. Big thanks to Jack for the hatrick of Dark Lords. Who needs Demba Ba when Jack scores like this? Opaque dark brown - black beer. Short lived bubbly dark tan head. Green vegetal nose! Soft and frothy viscous palate. Sweet dark malts with dark chocolate and cream. Big green chilli attack - spice and blooming warmth that gives an itch on the back of the throat. An experience but I think the chilli is overdone, it dominates way too much.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of chili peppers, coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, and cognac. Flavor of chocolate, chile peppers, coffee, dark fruit, molasses, raisins, brown sugar, cognac, and wood.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Name: Dark Lord
Date: October 28, 2012
Source: Dark Lord Night III
Appearance: black, scant head
Aroma: huge spicy chili pepper aroma backed by dark chocolate
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, touch of sweet chocolate, lots of hot chili peppers
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Score: *** /4
Tmoney99 (9601) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a reddish black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate malt, pepper, dark fruit and sugar aroma. Medium to heavy toasted chocolate malt, pepper, dark fruit flavor with a heavy dark bittersweet and small pepper bite finish of moderate to long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is standout beer.
brokensail (9153) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours nearly black with no head or carbonation. Intense chili and spiciness to the aroma. Not much in the way of cognac aroma. Very green and mildly earthy. There is a bit of booze and vanilla. The flavor has a rather strong spiciness to it. Tons of chili pepper flavor, earthiness, mild roasted malt flavor, and sweet brandy. The usual sweetness of Dark Lord is tempered a bit.
Leighton (8675) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at The Stout Tasting Part I, London - many thanks to Jack. Pours black-brown with a beige cream head. Big green chili nose, dark malts, some dark chocolate. Really spicy flavor with more fresh, green chili pepper and background dark chocolate. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Hot finish, mostly chili heat rather than alcohol burn (although it’s tough to sort out) with more dark malt sweetness, chili-laced chocolate. The spiciness totally cuts through the sweetness. Good, but hot.
hopscotch (8367) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 25, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Midnight black ale with no head. The aroma is dominated by blackstrap molasses, charcoal and chilies. Full-bodied and chewy with tickling carbonation. The flavor is a fantastic array of hot, spicy chilies, mocha, brown sugar, charcoal and caramel. Finishes carbonic and throat-warming. Big-time thanks to 50belair for sharing this gem!
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Wow. Great pour at RBSG LA. Nearly black pour. Brown head. Aroma is chili forward, chocolate, molasses and prunes. Flavor is sweet, spicy, ancho peppers, coffee. Well done brew.