Ragnampiza (751) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JAN 20, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
300 ml on tap at Il Maltese. Very dark brown, impossibile to see through, with a nice, creamy and persistent light beige head. On the nose roasted and almost smoked malts, generic coffee and chocolate notes but heavy licorice presence. Solid and ligering bitterness, properly dry but unfortunately way too fizzy and thin with a rather big astringency. Quite herbal and earthy taste. Lively carbonation, light body, slightly oily texture. Drinkable, but not something I’d seek again, in these conditions.
Mortlach (1886) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @Mad For Beer (Rome). Pours black, with a decent off-white head. Nose is very fine, delicate notes of chocolate and coffee, a touch of liquorice. Flavour is well balanced and very good again, chocolate, coffee with a bitter and clean end. Medium lo light body, low carbonation. Top class dry stout with a lot of character, complimenti!
paologalloni (165) - ITALY - JAN 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
scura nera. schiuma nocciolo chiara grana fine. la schiuma prorompente per poi assestarsi in velo che piacevolmente persiste. aromi scarichi. amaro di liquerizia che si accompagna an un dolce di biscotto. retrocesso lungo. piacevole
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2010. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty dry chocolate finish with hints of coffee.
Ungstrup (34227) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. A dark brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of sweet and roasted malts combined with chocolate. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of chocolate and roasted malt, leading to a dry and bitter finish, where the chocolate note lingers.
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 03/08/2010
Coffee roast aroma. Black a little rich on the palate strong in alcohol and hoppy with a hint of dryness in a bitter coffee roast finish.
oh6gdx (25207) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@GBBF2010. Deep amber colour, small beigeish head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, some spices, herbs as well as some liquorice. Flavour is liquorice, some roasted malts, coffee and mild spicyness. Pleasant and balanced stout.
madmitch76 (21720) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
3rd August 2010. GBBF
Opaque black beer with a tiny tan head. Light dry palate. Sweetish licquorish and some dark malt. That’s about it!
cgarvieuk (21095) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at GBBF 2010 ... black ... soft chocolate roast nose ... sweet vanilla roast malts ... little chocolate ... quite sweet ... light charcoal ... very easy drinkin
thewolf (12025) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. [thanks, ccskou]
Pour is almost black, slight brown edges. Large, staying, creamy, beige head. Lovely roasted aroma, light liqourice, some blackberries. Medium carbonation with some small bubbles. Flavour has lots of roasted malts, good dryness, some astringency. Mild chocolate, soft liqourice, light coffee. Long, lingering, dry and malty and coffee bitter finish. Very nice stout.