DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
4.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Beer Essentials, Horsham. Fine lasting lacey tan head over dark beer. Subtle aroma: dark berries, burnt Toast. Thick and smooth in the mouth. Complex subtle yet persistent flavours: berries, pastry, dandelion and burdock, chocolate, roast malt. Moderate carbonation. Low bitterness, very easy drinking. Slightly dry, herbal, dark malty finish.
nihtila (2563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cask at Standing Order (JDW). Dark reddish brown. Slightly sweet nose with blackcurrant and dark malts.
mahkus (107) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Sainsburys. Not much head. Ver dark black beer. Malt and chocolate aroma. Smooth texture and good lasting aftertaste.
ManVsBeer (7656) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Tesco, Brighouse. Black with next to no head. It’s thinner than expected stout with a slightly soapiness to its roasted malt taste, but this is more of the barley influence than anything else. Fairly easy drinking for its style.
mabuzzer (463) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle at home. Pours deep brown, almost black, with a thick beige head. Good lacing. Chocolate, toast aroma, taste is chocolate, coffee, Ash and a little spice. Dry, bitter aftertaste and creamy mouthfeel
danielecamo (839) - ITALY - JAN 19, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Alla spina. Colore nero con schiuma beige e fine. Aroma di caffè, cioccolato amaro e leggero fruttato. Al palato corpo leggero, carbonazione bassa, aroma di tostato, caffè, cioccolato, frutta e finale di liquirizia.
culchiem (3345) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 7, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Brown to black with a thin head. Aroma is dry burn. Flavour is bru burnt chocolate, ash on a harsh burnt finish.
mmahut (1778) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark body with quickly evading tan head. Aroma has coffee, very light caramel. Taste has caramel sweetness, dark chocolate after taste, medium roasty bitterness. Dry body, medium carbonation.
AtronSeige (1138) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 11, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Malt: Medium, coffee, dark chocolate, roasty, grainy. Hops: Very light, fruity.
Appearance: Body: Clear, very dark brown. Head: Medium, light brown, creamy. Good retention.
Flavour: Medium roastiness, grainy sharpness. Medium-high bitterness. slight sourness, Very dry finish with lingering bitterness. Very light fruity hops.
Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation, creamy.
Overall: This beer should not be drunk cold. Let it warm up to present the proper qualities of the beer. A good beer.
500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre.
13A. Dry Stout
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Vintage. Pours black, nose is roast chocolate, taste is smooth and creamy, hint of chocolate.