Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at the 26th Annual Folk Festival in Ely. A black stout with a thick tan head. Chocolate and coffee nose. Big roasted malt flavour with coffee and chocolate again. Quite bitter with a creamy mouthfeel. Dry, bitter chocolate and charcoal finish.
yespr (41884) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malt and liqourice. Liqourice and roasted malty flavoured. Caramelish and slight spiced. Smooth and dark roasted dark malty. Hoppy and fruity into the far finish.
cgarvieuk (22404) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 5, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2011 cask at cask and barrel ... deep red brown ... thin tan head ... soft roast malts ... bitter light charcoal malt ... good solid roast ... decent enough
cellar at bow ... black ... dry charcoal roast malt nose ... bitter dry roast ... not working ... needs the tap pour ... 3.1 as is prob get back up to 3.6 when it comes on
caesar (6816) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. Dark. Bit mocha, bit coffee. Quite bitter taste, hint of laurel, hint of blackcurrant.
NoiZe (2323) - Zeist, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. Black colored brew. Roasted aroma. Silky, toasted malts, salty, bitter.
skortila (5472) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. The aroma is malty and has moccha. Black coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste has the moccha again and is a little fruity. Nice.
Bullit (4510) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask @ Blackfriars. Black colour, tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, bitter. Flavour is roasted malts, glue, slightly sour.
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak. Black with a small, beige head. potent chocolate, in the mouth also quite a lot of roast. Even touches of fruit towards the finish. Brilliant for the low strength.
oh6gdx (25723) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask. Very close to black colour with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some dark dry fruits, mild toffee and caramel malts. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, some fruits and wooden notes as well. Rather pleasant and quite complex for being 4.5%.
madmitch76 (23312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2011 2nd May 2008.
Very dry stout. Mildy toasted malt middle and a very acrid bitter finish. Original rating 2.4
14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer. Residual tan head. Light crisp palate. Semi dry. Rich dark malt, bitter and somewhat roasty. Undertone of fruit and a little estery bubblegum. Dark chocolate and coffee. Minerals. A little hop fruit. Bitter aftertaste. Tasty and fairly complex.