M_Sack (771) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2017
Bottle. Deep black, thick creamy mocha head. Muted aromas of prunes, boiled Christmas cake, ginger, cola and an earthy element. Stewed fruit flavours, vanilla cola, backnotes of dark chocolate and a touch of lactose. Slightly hollow mid palate as per the style. No roastiness as per the style. jmgreenuk (9964) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 31, 2016
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is dry roasty malt, charcoal, light coffee chocolate. The flavour is moderate roasty liqouice bitter light sweet with a smooth roasty light creamy, light alcohol bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Muggus69 (2721) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2016
Draught @ Beer Deluxe, Melbourne
Deep ruby body with little clarity, small off-white head.
Aromas of treacle, plums, raisins, prunes, black & blueberry, rancio-nuttiness -port undertones
Surprisingly dry on the palate, seems well attenuated, not particularly thick for strength,
Rich burnt caramels on the body, dark fruits - palate starts sweet finishing dry with porty undertones.
Flavours are good, body lacks oompf. Lunkie (1958) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2016
Malt hop aroma. Clear brown black red colour poor head and lacing. Herbal malt chocolate hop flavour. Smooth palate. vanvenlo (1913) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2016
The Kilburn ontap(7-Aug-16)Sweet roast caramel choc aroma.Black,low head&sheet lace.Roast choc malt flavour.Choc herbal finish&choc after.
Choos (754) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2016
Aroma: light toasty notes with lots of choc malt
App: black, no head
Flavour: some light metallic hop then a large choc malt (milo) hit
Palate: lingering malted milk
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Ngejo (1000) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 11, 2015
Tap. Black, minimal head, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, & long finish. donniemillan (102) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2015
It has a thin, creamy head, aroma is roast, dark fruits, has a nice balance between sweetness and bitter roast, very long sweet finish. RafeAU (628) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Tasting at Plonk. Pours dark and thick, strong coffee and roasted flavours. Decent. mattyhennessy (377) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours black with a red tinge. Thick brown head that dissipates quickly and fades to a bubbly lacing. Chocolate and roasty aroma and flavour. Slight bitter coffee taste. Some raisin, stonefruit and nuts. Great.