Oakes (19363) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2014 chriso (7536) - London, Greater London, - DEC 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask (handpump) at Egham Beer Festival, November 2012. Excellent dry dark porter. Firm mouthfeel with plenty of dark chocolate. Strongly roasted. The American hops don’t dominate too much, just adding a little twist of interest. Well balanced and very drinkable.
Chestnut brown, aroma is sweetish and nutty. Taste is sweet, toffee accented, with a sweet sugary finish. TBone (18547) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Bottled 500ml ABM. Deep brown color, small steady creamy beige head. Dark chocolate and coffee in the nose. Light to medium bodied, soft palate. Start a bit watery then very dark chocolaty flavor, coffee and some hoppyness. Lingering chocolate in the aftertaste. Pleasant. aenima (335) - Askim, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2013
Coffee and diacetyl in the aroma. The taste is very thin and watery. Some coffee and diacetyl in the taste. gunnar (9920) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2013
500 ml bottle from Ales by Mail. Pours pitch black with a huge creamy tanned head. Aroma of light burnt and roasted malts, coffee and tracesof smoke. Taste is light smokey, roast and salt liquorice,well balanced, dry mouthfeel, finishes moderate sweet roasted malts. NIce tiong (7739) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2013
500ml bottle from Ales by Mail
cgarvieuk (26360) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2013
BBBE Oct 2014 - Pours pitch black with a smooth light brown head. Aroma of grainy malts, roastiness, hints of cold coffee and grassy hops. Taste is salty, grainy and roasty with notes of licorice, coffee and grassy hops. Finish is sweetish, salty and roasty with dry bitterness and a bit light body. Okay porter.
Deep brown black.... Big massive foam tan head... Soft dark sweet roast malt nose.... Quite sweet toffee chocolate roast... Mellow malts.. Soft roast SaintMatty (7603) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2013
500ml Bottle - Black with a tan head. Coffee, liquorice and roasted malt in the aroma. Roasted and chocolatey taste with roasted malt, coffee, liquorice and cocoa. Tasty. harrisoni (19534) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
500ml bottle from Budgens Islington. Black beer with a thick tan head. Chocolate aroma. Quite a nice beer. Drinkable. Quite thick. Quite intense. Yep a tasty drinkable porter. madmitch76 (26366) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
17th November 2012laiti (8531) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2013
Opaque black brown beer. Residual tan head. Palate is dry and crispy. Minerals. Robust dark malts with mild roast and dry coffee. Mellow orangey hops. Finishes semi dry. Mild roast malt aftertaste. Fresh and well balanced.
50 cl bottle @ Utsjoki, BBE 10/2014
Aroma has cocoa, dark chocolate and some licorice. Flavour has dark chocolate, some cocoa notes, vanilla, licorice, coffee notes and hints of soy sauce. Nice and smooth.