armando629 (2456) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 31, 2011
0,33 l bottle, courtesy of Balazs, thanks!Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2011
Deep brown one with a creamy tan head. Moderated aroma of chocolate, caramel and toffee, light roasted character. Easy flavor profile, light ash, light chocolate, light caramel, light everything.
Bottle from Da Aldo. Poured deep ruby, almost black with a tan, lacing head. Molasses, brown sugar, vanilla in the nose. Licorice, roasted malts, hops in the aroma. Fairly light body with medium carbonation. Licorice, molasses in the aftertaste. Okay. keepersj12 (3133) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 4, 2011
How can I right an Italian beer so high? It doesn’t even have any garlic in it. The aroma is very earthy with a good amount of coffee and chocolate. It looks great, deep brown with a creamy tan head. The flavor is sweet with the chocolate, some vanilla and the coffee. Medium bodied for a stout with a creamy lasting finish. thirdeye11 (6162) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2011
(33cl bottle best by 11-30-10 thanks to bu11zeye) clear dark brown with lasting creamy dark tan head. Nose of smoke, olive, coffee, and nutty sweet. Taste is creamy, nutty, light coffee, nice balance and very well carbonated. Smoky palate linger. Love what the Italians are doing with beers these days. MXD (304) - Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2011
Pours black. Lil’ creamy creme head, but excellent retention. Aroma is a bit all over the place : licorice, mushrooms, vegetables, spices and alcohol (on a 5.2% -- go figure). .... Way over the place, actually. Taste is much more what’s expected from a stout (or, at least, in that range) : chocolate, roasted malts, with a hint of herbal hops and vanily. Expected a somewhat heavier bodied drink, to be honest, but that’s the only real flaw of this one.
... But... What’s that aroma?
HenrikSoegaard (14291) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 11, 2011
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Brown colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Roast and mild coffee notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. saxo (18960) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
Bottle from Aakjær. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, coffee, nuts, caramel and hops. AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Courtesy of bu11zeye. Dark brown color/ tan head. Nice herbal wormwood, earthy chocolate, mushroom aromas. medium bodied. Dry chocolate, dark roast malt, earthy, herbal flavors--good. Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2010
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle.
The beer pours a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma is coffee, chocolate and some roasted malt. I get a lot of malt complexity in the aroma and all of the aspects are well represented.
The flavor is more of the same. The chocolate and roasted malt seem to dominate the flavor, but I also get a little bit of coffee in the flavor. Very nice overall.
Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2010
(33cl bottle) Pours a deep mahogany body with a medium fizzy beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, baking cocoa, light smoke, raisins, and plum. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, toasted grain, and graham cracker with a dry finish.