NikkTwist (2715) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2016 Draft at Bru Craft. Looks and smells like coffee. Tastes of roasted malts and glossy coffee sugar candies. Hints of vanilla, hazelnut, currants, and chocolate liquorice. Smooth but feels watery for a Milk Stout. Not overly sweet. Not overly bitter. Not overly complex.
6bottlepack (173) - Devon, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,pours black with a foamy beige head. Aroma of fresh coffee,some roasted malt & fruit notes. Taste coffee up front with dark malts ,roast,dark chocolate ,lactose & so,e fruit,light bodied ,smooth & slightly chewy,perfectly carbonated ,good mouth feel ,the finish is dry, roasty , & creamy ,not as sweet as expected for a milk stout ,which is good in my opinion . Really well made low strength stout that tastes bigger than its strength !
comperchris (82) - - AUG 10, 2016
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pitch black with a dark cream head. Pours very lively and keeps it’s head. Smells of coffee with chocolate undertones. Tastes very sweet coffee. Not a fan.
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JorgeLee (1763) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Euston Tap. Dark brown, off white foam. Mild roastiness, sweet lactic almost sugary character, then strong iced coffee flavour. Getting a bit bored of gimmicky coffee beers but this was actually quite nice.
LazyPyro (570) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle (3.8% ABV). Almost black with a two-finger beige head. Aroma of light coffee, roasted malt, milk chocolate, vanilla. Bittersweet taste of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Oily-silky texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish.
Ulysse (432) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rich aroma of coffee and vanilla. Silky in the mouth. Low carbonation and minimal head.
Parmenion777 (143) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle – pours a dark brown almost black colour with a thick frothy creamy light brown coloured head. A cappuccino coffee aroma including the chocolate. Moderately sweet coffee flavour, a little cocoa and a gentle spicy bitter finish.
larsga (7295) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Medium beige head. Barely translucent deep dark red body. Fruity dusty cocoa aroma with herbal cedar wood notes. Dryish mealy fruity herbal taste with cocoa and cedar wood notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mealy mouthfeel. Dry roasty fruity cocoa aftertaste with dusty floral notes. Lovely. Harmonic and easy-drinking. (0.5l draft at Gulating Restaurant, Lillestrøm. ABV listed at 3.8%.)
Inbreak (4582) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
05.05.2016, 0,5l bottle (as 3,8%) @ home:
Nice light brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly rich and dry roasted, espresso, dark malts, minerals, lactose, nuts, caramel, chocolate, mild grassy smoked chillies, hops. Taste is dry roasted, weeds, roasted grain, minerals, mild espresso, grass, hops, lactose, burnt caramel, cocoa, mild grassy chillies. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mineraly mouthfeel. The first sip is very burnt and dry mineraly. But the taste kind if grows on you, so it ends up pretty nice, specifically for the low ABV. Still, it could have been pretty amazing if the taste had lived up to the lovely aroma.
Travlr (21443) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 3, 2016
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Churchkey. Pretty much opaque dark brown color. Aroma of chalky cocoa and licorice. Taste is earthy earthy cocoa powder and coffee grounds. Nice.