fiulijn (13000) - MalmŲ, ITALY - JUN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Pibar, Lausanne, bottled 12/18/12
Pitch black color with no head, just a thin brown collar. Strong aroma of roasted malt, some tar, light phenol, very light banana. Thick body, just a bit oily; very good roasted malt flavor, clean, with plenty of dark chocolate, a bit salty, with some liquorice and tar, and delicate fruitiness; strong bitterness.
Powerful, extreme, very pleasant. Less resiny than an Imperial Stout, but very similar.
tdmuel (191) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 25, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pour is an oily viscous pitch black color with a dark brown head. Toooons of toasted malt on the nose, dark fruit and alcohol, some milk chocolate, anise, and a hint of caramel. Really thick and rich bitter chocolate notes up front, dark roasted coffee, dark fruit quickly fades away to toasted malt, slight oakyness, and a bit of caramel and molasses. Delicious, 6 month old baltic porter. Very well balanced.
madmitch76 (12102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
3rd May 2013
CBC. 10.5%. Opaque black - brown beer, good tan head. Soft airy palate, semi dry. Minerally carbonation. Creamy dark malt. Touch of roast. Finishes semi dry with licorice and caramel,
RichTheVillan (1615) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; deep black pour with velvety brown head, sweet roasted malt aroma, sweet to taste brown sugar a bit of bready malts, oil thick mouthfeel, earthy with a hint of vanilla, solid impy stout.
Huhzubendah (2159) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Happy Fatherís Day.
Bottle courtesy of Brad. Served in Westbrook glassware, also courtesy of Brad.
The beer is black with an inch of beige head. The aroma brings chocolate, molasses, dark fruit. Beautiful balance and delicious flavor. Alcohol is evident but gracefully masked. Rich and full bodied. Abundant chocolate, both dark and milk. Palate coating and viscous. Delicious.
Nate (3445) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
From bomber. Really nice nose. Chocolate, vanilla, oak, smoke, coffee, Twizzlers, molasses. Dark black opaque with thin tan head. Oily body with medium carbonation and warming. Starts and stays sweet with roasted barley, coffee, vanilla, and oak. Alcohol. Big bitter finish with lots of roasted and toasted notes. Big sweet after with smoke and tang.
icehawk (596) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Solid porter; chocolate, and coffee flavors dominate with a dry, slightly bitter cocoa finish.
Ernesto987 (3010) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great roasty and coffee flavors, great sweet body and rich and thick. Really dig it
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 9, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber shared with friends at Sybarite Pig. Super dark pour with a soft foamy head. Dark chocolate aroma mixed with a tiny bit of rolled oats. Really delicious and easy to drink.
Borup (4396) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CBC 2013.
Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, burnt brown sugar, spice and nuts.