Pinball (12641) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2017 bockimstein (167) - New Madrid, Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A gift. 2009 batch Bomber to a shaker. Pours nearly black with a thick beige head. Aromas are chocolate, coffee and I get a whiff of alcohol. Everything leading up to my tasting it was positive, but it started a bit too bitter for a stout, and that did not improve, like bitter coffee. I started it a bit too cool, but did not improve as it warmed. A little too much sweet and bitter for me, and I usually love a stout.
bottle pitch dark smooth light brown head. 3 . roadted malts burnt caramrl aroma. 6 flavor is molasses roasted malts licoroce dark caramel. alc burn licorice aftertadte.7 ov 15 Inhopwetrust (47) - Venezia, ITALY - NOV 27, 2017
Imperial stout okay, niente di incredibile e ci si aspettava di più. Manca corpo e note torrefate.nel complesso buona mesacollier (37) - - OCT 24, 2017
Fruity aroma, dark color with slight lacing, fruity chocolate flavor, smooth finish with a fruity after taste
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My bomber from Santa Fe says it is from Batch 14, November 2015 with an abv of 10.1%. So there you go, it is my story and I am sticking to it. Into my preferred-for-stouts Buffalo Bayou snifter the pour goes. I see the expected dark, essentially black liquid topped a moderate cocoa colored head. The nose is different, I get chocolate and ribbon candy. The taste is better than the smell. There is chocolate, espresso, a firm malt kick and a tinge of fruit, maybe strawberry of all things. Pretty decent I think, it is an imperial stout, but I have others I much prefer like Ten FIDY or Yeti. Way different. islay (3185) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2017
Tiny pour from a bottle at a tasting. Consumed on 9-23-17. 2011 edition. Pours a very dark amber to dark brown. Small amount of beige head. Sweet, port wine aroma. This beer seems to hold up well to its six years of aging. Quite nice taste. Chocolate milk to milk chocolate flavor. Medium body, light for the style. 220.127.116.11.14=>3.5
alteregoo (1866) - Kalisz, POLAND - OCT 10, 2017
Piana średnio obfita, po chwili opada do chmurki. Barwa ciemno brązowa, prawie czarna. W zapachu wiśnie w czekoladzie, kawa, rodzynki w rumie, masło... W smaku miodowo słodkie, głównie mleczna czekolada, śliwki, jakieś przyprawy i ajerkoniak. Goryczka niska, ziołowo alkoholowa. Niskie wysycenie, oleiste i mdłe w odbiorze.
raymow (1879) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2017
Ewidentnie jest tu wyczuwalny jakiś obcy, przeszkadzający posmak, poza tym diacetyl i nie do końca ułożony alkohol. Ogólnie spory zawód.
on tap at Crafty's in Northeast Philly - super dark. Sweet and boozy chocolatey flavor. Slightly sweet aroma. nihtila (4043) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Bottle, Batch 16, 10.6%. Dark brown, off white head. Nose is roast, liquorice, chocolate, tar. Tastes sweet roasted malts, liquorice, hint of salted liquorice, molasses, toffee. Full, complex, great balance. Excellent stuff, traditional. TET (3323) - Kaarina, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2017
Batch no. 16, Nov. 2016, alc. 10.6%. A black beer, a head is quite small and light brown. Aroma has richness of malts, roastiness, melassie, caramel, liquorice. Taste has maltyness, liquorice, sweetness of caramel, balanced and quite strong bitterness. Full bodied, smooth palate. Complex, based on huge maltyness, old-fashioned or meant traditional. Very tasteful and powerful. hauxe (1063) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - AUG 1, 2017
Pours virtually black from the bottle. The foamy tan slowly fades. Aroma is chocolate, plum, port wine, nail polish. Taste is bittersweet, lots of licorice, cough drop, chocolate. Body is heavy, carbonation is mild. Pretty good. (SWI++)