gegwilson (3626) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Deep mahogany witha rim of cream froth. Nice vanilla bourbon aroma. The taste has lots of creamy, slightly sour chocolate and vanilla along with a little wood. Sweet with red berries too. Interesting.
nihtila (3429) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours very dark brown. Nose is loads of coffee, dark malts, cocoa, light vanilla. Taste is interesting mixture of sweet, tart and bitter. Coffee, cocoa, vanilla, some fruity or berry notes.
GlasgowTAD (1634) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from cgarvieuk. Pours opaque black with a moderate brown bubbly head. Aroma is coffee, oak, cocoa, a whiff of coconut. Taste is coffee bitter, cocoa bitter, oak, fudge, vanilla sweet. Medium-full bodied.
daje (4232) - NORWAY - FEB 17, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Mikkeller & Friends, enjoyed new years eve 2014-2015. Black body with a small tanned head. Aroma of roasted malt, coconut, chocolate. Delicious bittersweet coffee and vanilla taste with a woody edge. Bourbon sinking through in the finish with an aftertaste of sweet chocolate and mild alcohol. Very nice.
McNeillR (2297) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thick dark brown, more pops of lacing a bit greasy. Light tobacco, sweet wrapper and a bit greasy again. Initial taste is lean bitter roasted, creamy and filling malt. Wee bit loose mouthfeel, very light. Soft choc sweetness on the finish and a smoothly sweet M&M linger.
Bottle, Tall Boys Leeds, Pizza Bread Tasting
AshtonMcCobb (6378) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s house.
Appearance - dark brown to black. Slim head.
Nose - vanilla and coffee. Green coffee beans.
Taste - more green coffee beans and light vanilla note.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - balanced but doesn’t taste imperial.
allmyvinyl (10270) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black with a thin white head. Aromas of coffee, vanilla. Taste is more of the same. Finishes light boozy, coffee.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ cz. Aroma is roasty liquorice, chocolate, molasses, mocca and more. Flavour is fruity liquorice, roasty, mocca, lactose and more. Nice.
Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at a field in the Czech Republic. Black pour, almost no head. Aroma of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, molasses and caramel. Flavor is roasted, slightly smooth bitterness, some sweet caramel and very flat without carbonation. A bit thin as well.
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured an oily deep and dark brown, virtually black, no head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, coffee. Full body, slips down very easily, flavour is as the aroma,