mR_fr0g (11914) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2017
Bottle shared on Level 42 14/06/2017. Many thanks to Colin for this one. A dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a lasting fine tan head. Aroma is waxy oily, powdery choc, cinnamon, toasted coconut, woody, pencil shavings. Earthy choc. Palate is woody, earthy, semi sweet, moderate carbonation... . Good. Leighton (21089) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2017
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Cloin. Pours black-brown with a bubbly, tan head. The nose holds moderate roast, dry milk choclate, ash. Medium sweet flavour with more rounded, deep coco! faint espresso, scorched earth. Full bodied, lightly chewy, with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish with bittersweet chocolate, pleasant roast, some leathery, dried berries. Very good stuff. Theydon_Bois (19200) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2017
Bottle split at L42, 14/06/17.
Dark black with a decent tan cap that retains well.
Nose is rich malts, spice, booze tunes, fruit loaf, tangy dark fruits.
Taste comprises light roast, black peppery spice, chocolate, toffee, earthy, dirt, grains, soy xauce.
Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, drying close with a light alcohol kick.
Ok impy ... a touch earthy for my liking. Scopey (14519) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2017 Bottle at L42. It pours jet black with a decent tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, chalky charred wood, ash, char, dark chocolate, tar, treacle and earth. The taste is dry, charred, roasted malt, earthy, roasty, dark chocolate, slick, oily, tarry, umami and liquorice with a drying finish. Full bottle and moderate carbonation. Decent. rayaron (1797) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - MAY 15, 2017
Draught at Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels. Opaque black with brown head. The aroma has notes of licorice, coffee, herbs, some roastiness, earthy. Sweetish flavor with notes of licorice, coffee, some nuts, herbs, bitterish, alcoholic. Medium to full-bodied.
zvsn (2086) - ISRAEL - MAY 11, 2017
Draught at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Opaque black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, prunes and alcohol. Very sweet, chocolate, caramel, licorice, molasses, quite boozy. Medium-bodied. A bit too sweet and alcoholic. L_Lovecraft (596) - - APR 15, 2017
Many roasted notes, coffee, practically black with a good head, medium body, carbonation is soft, taste is similar, bitter final...simple and good. lello4ever (967) - ITALY - JAN 30, 2017
Una imperial stout dalla cremosita media, con una buona nota di caffe e cioccolato. Finale tostato e di buon equilibrio. adamnowek (2644) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2016
Deep brown colour with a thin, leather brown head. Aroma is chocolate and a bit of spice. Taste is mostly dark chocolate with a liquorice undertone. joergen (27984) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Draught at Il Locale.
Pitch black colored with a medium sized beige head.
Roasted aroma of chocolate, soap and spices.
Roasted flavor of chocolate and licorice