mnmike (1075) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled this one wandering around the line on Darkness Eve 2013. Just missed the Mexican Cake poured right before this. Roasty stout with hidden alcohol.
Atom (2066) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber pours a dark brown/black with a medium reddish tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, leather, sweet wet tobacco, caramel, and alcohol, reminds me of wet dog food. Taste of sweet chocolate, mild dark fruits, finishing with dry leather tobacco and coffee. Nice!
greenclansman (900) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - NOV 7, 2013
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
amazing beer. black,creamy,smooth,chocolate,coffee..super nice aftertaste and a full mouth body
TheHOFF43 (1994) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Darkness Day. Pours a dark black with brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, bitter cocoa and vanilla. Flavor is similar to aroma but with a bit of coffee. Sweet with a medium palate.
BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour. Small head. Sweet fruit nose and taste. Caramel malts. Nice.
ClubGonzo (5220) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Valkendorfsgate, Bergen. Pours a magnificent oily black body with a large, creamy caramel-colored, long-lasting head. Nose is dark chocolate, brandy, leather, coffee and hints of licorice, caramel and alcohol. Taste is coffee and brandy up front, then dark chocolate and sweet malts come in before a bit of leather and licorice in the finish. Smooth, velvety full body and soft to medium carbonation. A very nice Baltic Porter from Westbrook.
ej (1187) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - OCT 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Impressive looking thick, black and with a lasting, thick and creamy dark tanned head. Roasty aroma, light fruity alcohol notes. liquorice tasting up front, malty caramel with a slight burn in the back. Bitter dark chocolate and coffee aftertaste.
Prokroustis (689) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - OCT 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black colour, medium dark brown head. Nice roasted malty aroma with coffee, licorice, red grapes, herbal notes as well as a slight medicinal one, as well as some ash, vanilla. Smooth, easy drinking. Heavy roasted malty flavour with chocolate, coffee, some ash, licorice, tobacco, biscuits, red grapes, almonds. Somewhat peculiar but a great beer nonetheless.
EricTeusink (700) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I enjoyed this brew while watching the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad. Going to be tough for the beer I drink during the finale to top this one. Pours a deep dark brown with a tinge of red. Tan head. Chocolate dominates the nose with a feint hint of grape. Flavor starts earthy and chocolately and finishes with a bit of bitterness. Thick like a milkshake. Bottle - Filet & Vine - Montgomery, AL
tom10101 (4899) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle (22 oz). Shared by Marc-Olivier, thanks! Reddish black with a small persistent beige/brown head and little lacing. Aroma of chocolate, herbal notes, fruits and hops. Taste is moderately sweet with a lot of chocolate, fruity notes and some herbal notes. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium to full body. Moderate carbonation. Thick mouthfeel. Complex and enjoyable Baltic Porter. Not cloying.