Patersoi (189) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 10, 2017 Jacobsen (29) - - DEC 6, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty, smoke, black, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, full body, creamy,
There is some promise in the Black and Tan pour. Fruity aroma and upfront flavour sets the tone though. Funky fruit prevails. Not a smooth mouth feel. Fruity finish I wish would end sooner.
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0.33 bottle. Pours almost black with huge tan head, too much foam.
Light aroma of liquorice and roast malt.
Taste is a nice balance of light burnt malt and sour, pretty enjoyable. Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle shared by obguthr, 5/29/14. Thanks! Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of herbal and medicinal with dry roast. The taste is roasted malts, herbal finish, almost minty. Thin bodied, low carbonation. Sissio (1787) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUN 19, 2014
Clear dark brown, brown head. rich roasted malts, coffee and licorice with a hint of herbaceous freshness. Medium-full body, rich roasted malts with coffe and raw licorice, hoppy ending with a hint of ashy,. Lovely. obguthr (6832) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Coffee and basil nose. Mahogany, thick tan head. Meaty pork and charcoal flavor. Creamy mouthfeel but filmy. Dry and savory, but maybe a little off.
jackl (8557) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Obguthr. Deep brown with a creamy tan head. Smoked herbs dipped in dark chocolate. Some earthy leather. The taste is slightly tangy. Some baked apple and cream with a shock of lemon tartness. Smooth coffee, glazed donut. Balancing peppery bitterness. Medium body, smooth. Solid. floydian1 (1519) - FNQ, Australia, - NOV 17, 2013
330ml bottle at DOC, Melbourne. This one ticks all the boxes for a decent stout with roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee and perhaps traces of nuts and raisins on the nose and palate. Finishes dry and bitter with a subtle saltiness. Medium body with clean velvety mouthfeel. Pours opaque black with medium beige head. MadRobin (2989) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Poured from 330 ml bottle.
Opaque, brown-black with a 3-finger tan head and good lacing.
Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, licorice, coffee and apple.
Taste of sweet roasted malt, apple, nuts, chocolate, licorice, coffee, plum and mild smokiness.
Medium/light body and medium high carbonation.
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Undated bottle from Belmont Station with an English back label glued over an Italian one. Deep chocolate brown body with a rich mocha colored head. Faint cocoa, tar and soy sauce black malt. Dry egg shell sulfuric aroma. Dry cheese and sweat sock and balsamic vinegar isovaleric acid. Campfire ash. Burnt resin. Over-smoked vegetables and barbecue burnt ends. Soy sauce saltiness, astringent charred grain husks, texture and sourness of sour cream similar to what you see when lactic acid is used poorly. Watery black malt and burnt brussel sprout finish. giacoluca (31) - ITALY - JUL 19, 2013
Drink it easily. Good flavour and lot of foam for a dark beer that you can drink easily