Marsiblursi (3021) - Göteborg, - DEC 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Can) Pours dark brown to black with a creamy, light brown head. The aroma holds chocolate, dark/dried sticky fruits, dark berries and liquorice. Undertones of hops and dark bread. A whisper of bloody meat and metal. The flavour near medium sweet, light bitter and tiny acidic with notes of cocoa, chocolate, liquorice, dark/dried fruits, grassy/earthy hops and metal. The mouthfeel is soft, smooth and light tart with a light carbonation. Mild roasted and tiny hoppy finish. Medium bodied.
RichardGretton (4260) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black beer with a reasonable light brown head. The aroma is malty with mild roastedness, and the flavour is gently bitter with a fairly vinous hit and quite deep roastedness. Overall a nice vinous and roasted porter.
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Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at home. Pours deep brown, nose is roasted malts, toffee, taste is caramel, chocolate.
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"16 oz can...nice. pours black with cocoa head that immediately disappears, though the bar is anything but flat. the anise reminds me a little of stone RIS without the hops. licorice and chocolate (and alcohol) evident in the aroma and flavor. prickly feel that warms you nicely. a nice beer/change of pace."
jjsint (831) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Beer Shop, St Albans. Dark, dark brown. Surprisingly little head. Smell of American milk chocolate, liquorice, hazelnut: nicer than it sounds if somewhat artificial. Sweet taste, the star anise really comes through. Slightly sickly. Nice creamy palette with lots of tickly carbonation. Interesting stuff, very well made but a bit too clever for its own good.
Torrefacto (575) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Color negro con reflejos rubí y espuma beige. Aromas de frutos, chocolate y regaliz. Cuerpo medio, inicio dulce y afrutado con final tostado, acafetado y seco. Muy rica.
charlotte (4262) - rødovre, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught.Pitch black colour with medium beige head.Aroma of coffee and liquorice feels a bit salty and hoppy with good full body and smooth well balance mouth feels and oily mouth feels.
StoutHead (673) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, fruits and spices. Highly carbonated. Sweet and roasted but a bit watery finish.
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AgentAle (715) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is rich malts, vanilla, chocolate, mocha, and espresso. Some licorice aswell. Taste is again rich malts with caramel and some rich licorice. Light roasted malts transition nicely to a light bitterness that fades smoothly. Appearance is a thick black body with a thin beige head that retains fairly well.
spacecube (892) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can, pours blac with a small tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, liquorce in the noise, full bodied, sweet, oily, treacle like. A little too sweet for me.
Fin (7538) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can consumed at Truck Festival, Steventon, Oxon, Saturday 19th July 2014 Pours like cola with a rapidly diminishing tan head, just a few stray bubbles remain. Quite chocolatey, liquoricey in fact very liquoricey. Coats the tongue and roof of mouth with a light chocolate sheen. Loz gets the star anise more than me. Hoppy beneath the roastiness and chocolate. Good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4