bytemesis (4138) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours opaque black, large dark brown head, creamy, great lacing. Aroma is dark roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor is the same plus coffee, cocoa powder, little sweetness, medium bitterness. Full body.
RichTheVillan (4077) - 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.
RobertDale (4032) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 ounce bottle. Thanks Cameron! Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, vanilla, and fruit. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, dark fruit, coffee, and a bit of smoke. Excellent.
Iphonephan (4018) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home on Easter. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of toasted malt. Licorice, chocolate and espresso notes. Really tasty.
Pyrmir (3901) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @CBC13. Black with small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste follows; roasted malt, chocolate and a bit bready.
SHIG (3851) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to ygtbsm94 shared at Anchorage Dec ’14 Tasting: Poured a dark brown with red edges and thin head. Aroma was veggie, malt, and chocolate. Taste was chocolate, malts, and boozy/stickiness.
Nate (3806) - 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.
Cybercat (3800) - Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Robust, smoky aroma has licorice, coffee, molasses, caramel and semi-sweet chocolate notes. Pours a rich, warm sable a flea’s eyebrow above black with a thick, fine-bubbled and rather persistent tan head. Hearty flavor has a strong smoky malt overtone that ushers in chocolate, coffee, caramel, nutty, earthy and subtle licorice notes that boogie on your tongue and stay long after the beer has gone down the pipes. Firm, smooth, oily texture is fairly fizzy, though the tingle does not persist the way the flavors do. Somewhat bitter hops make their appearance only in the final act, the bitterness nicely balancing the chocolaty sweetness. This is indeed a monster - monstrously delicious!
PhillyCraft (3743) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle cracked at Beer Temple. pours black with very tiny head, notes of dark chocolate, anis, licorice, fig, and syrup. Medium bodied. Not too sticky. Very nice stout from Westbrook.
Arve_Christian (3705) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika. Black color , good foam. Roasted aromas, licorice, leather, malt & dried fruit. Full body & high complexity. Some sweetness, well balanced . Very enjoyable
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