LarsEngen (367) - Sandvika, - DEC 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
50 cl bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika. Pours very dark brown with some ruby tones. Medium creamy brown head that leaves a good lacing. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Medium body and a light bitterness. Good one but not that complex.
Meilby (9000) - 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.
MrJamesMcEwan (118) - SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2015
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
* Bottle. Pours deep black, with a creamy cream coloured head.
* Aroma is light, hoppy herb, fruit, faint toast & chocolate.
* Palate is medium body, very low carbonation, very fine bubbles.
* Taste is bitter & slightly sour, chocolate, ash, slight fruit & earthy.
* Finish is medium body, smooth, chocolate & slight fruit, then drys.
* Great carbonation, smooth, toast, & earthy.
DIBBLE (91) - 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 (1489) - 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 (68) - 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 (5496) - 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 (244) - 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 (742) - 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 (2896) - 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 (1393) - 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.