rsans (125) - Pont-Rouge, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 26, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(341 ml bottle) Good size head that dissipates rather quickly. Leaves a small mocha ring. Roasted malt being most dominant, but it also has notes of strong coffee and a bit of chocolate. Very,very pleasant taste. I really like this stout. All in all a very good experience and very refreshing.
Paskal (146) - La Prairie, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bouteille-Noire opaque aux arômes de fruits sauvages. Goût de café et de chocolat noir. Très gazeuse en bouche.--Bottle Deep black with fully diminishing light brwon head with wild fruits aromas. Taste of coffee and black chocolate. Fizzy in mouth.
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - OCT 29, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(draught) lovely deep black with generous light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts. Flavor was coffee, dark fruits, hints of smoke. Nice stout with dessert.
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. pours a deep black body with a medium sized head that quickly dissipates to a small mocha ring. aroma has a bit of milkiness to it, mild roast, chocolate, earth, and a touch of smoke. quaffable body with flavours of anise and chocolate. sweet sticky finish. pretty good.
Sammy (11487) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Serviceable stout, though too carbonated and a bit thin. Black with thin head, and certain stout taste. Malts right there making it Drinkable. Not too dry after all the malt. Some chocalte malt, coffee, and burnt attempt at roastiness.
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 22, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
MdlB05: Brown/black with traces of ruby under a small white head, roasted aroma, nitro body and mouthfeel, ends lightly sweet.
Ungstrup (35676) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A black beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of roasted malt. The flavor is sweet and again with roasted malt being most dominant, but it also has notes of chocolate.
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 10, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black in color with a light tan head. aroma of chocolate,roasted malt. Sweet malty flavor with chocolate and roasted malt flavor.
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2005
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Aroma is like coffee with lots of sugar and a hint of mocca. Black color, thick brown head, very nice lace. Sweet, roasted, coffee, chocolat, thick and smooth. Well balanced, so much flavors and still easy drinking. If they´d export it to Holland I´d be buying a sixpack every week.
SpringsLicker (3501) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 7, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep dark pour that produces a thick black body over a head that resembles a chocolate thickshake.
Nice roasty warm chocolate aroma.
Dark chocolate and roast malt bitterness towards the end. Smooth full palate.