Benzai (12771) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl bottle @ home. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized light brown head that leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma of malts, chocolate, lightly hops, lightly a citrus touch and some roastyness. Taste malts, barley, roastyness, slightly liquorice, light to moderately orange peel. Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Near black with a lasting tan head. Rich roasted aroma with toffee and caramel, licorice and chocolate. Sweetish roasted flavour with licorice and coffee
bierkoning (12188) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Deep dark brown color. Roast, licorice and a hint of salt in the aroma. Medium bodied. Creamy mouthfeel. Sweetish, slightly roasty caramelly flavor with a hint of licorice. Well done.
Scopey (11991) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Tesco Danestone, Aberdeen. It pours jet black, with a thick beige head. The nose is roasted malt, smoke, caramel, liquorice and varnish. The taste is roasted malt, coffee, liquorice, varnish, wood, tar, dark cherry, caramel, treacle and burnt sugar, with a long dry-roasted malt finish. It is medium bodied, has average carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. A very flavoursome stout.
thewolf (11986) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding. Pours completely black with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma has good liqourice, roasted malts, some dark chocolate. Medium to low carbonation, light and a bit dry mouthfeel. Flavour has fine dark chocolate, mildly roasted, liqourice, oats. Lingering malty bitter finish.
Pinball (11896) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle shared by ungstrup,at ungstrup
clear dark brown, small light brown head.
aroma is roasted malty and flowery, flavor is quite roasted malty.
DSG (11399) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 3, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks troubles. Black. Aroma of dark chocolate and cocoa, somewhat roasty. Roasty flavor with chocolate, a bit of dark fruits hints, a bit of sweetness and a slightly bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Decent.
Rune (10928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle carried back home from the Cave in Glasgow and shared with Finn. Fawn-coloured head to a rosewood coloured body – very nice, indeed. Spotty lacing to the glassware. Grainy chocolate malts to the nose. Flavoured with semi-sweet chocolate malts, alongside notes liquorice and lactose. Rounded and dry ending with distant roastiness Pleasing (Tromsø, 20.09.2012).
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 500ml @ Sommerhus
Pours dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, floral, hint of licorice and smoke. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long chocolate and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
pivnizub (10027) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Deep amber coloured with a ruby sheen, stable mid-sized off-white head, mild to moderate fruity and roasty nose, cacao-powder detectable as well; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied and soft; creamy roasty and fruity finish, bitter chocolate in the aftertaste. Good stuff....