downender (8891) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle from Bierkoning. Near black and opaque with an off-white head. Plain chocolate, dark fruit aroma with decent roastiness. Flavour of coffee, more chocolate, with a touch of sweetness on the tongue and a dry, toasty finish. Enjoyable. kraddel (8890) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2012
split with 77 ships pours black with no speakable foam. smells light ( as i expected) coffee is anything.
tastes surprisingly bitter , some chocolat, some coffee.
not realy a beer to hunt down... Svesse (8803) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
(Bottle, De Spuyt, Amsterdam, 1 March 2014) Black colour with rocky, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with coffee, chocolate, mocha, a touch of cinnamon and cocoa. Malty, roasted taste with notes of chocolate, coffee, cocoa, dark bread and a fairly dry finish with a generous coffee bitterness. More than medium body, quite dry. Tasty and well balanced stout. Nice one. Borresteijn (7491) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2011
33cl Bottle, bought from the brewer at NHBF. ABV 7.5%. Black colour, dense light beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malts, Belgian chocolate, liquorice, milk. Flavour is medium sweet, cream, hard roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, bitter roasted finish with some moccha and chocolate sweetness. Medium bodied, oily and creamy mouthfeel. Nice. caesar (7283) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
Tap @ Wormer, small sample. Dark color, short brown head. Aroma of chocolate, quite fruity of blackcurrant, slight spicy and earthy as well, hint of roast. Creamy texture. Slight sweet, slight bitter, bit dry. Very well balanced and a good try on an English stout. Good stuff.
McTapps (6976) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle from Douberd - many thanks! The beer pours out in a deep black colour with creamy, low head and medium to smooth body. Aroma of malt, roast and nuts. Taste of intense malt, leaves, woods, dark grains, chocolate and bitter coffee. Dark, roasty finish. Dry, medium bitter. Easy and nice drinkable with a earthy character. Nice one. jfb (6635) - GERMANY - DEC 19, 2012
(bottle) pours a darkest ruby-brown colour with a creamy beige head. aroma of sour cherries, balsamic vinegar and toasted malts, dark chocolate and herbal hops, with a hint of citrus fruits. flavour is mostly the same, lots of toasted malts and espresso, dark fruit, bubble gum and a light citric tartness in the earthy finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation. Countbeer (6599) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle: Alcohol: 7.5%
Nice small vast tan head on top of a black beer.
Smell earth, coffee, espresso, hint of dark chocolate, dark fruits, spices, speculaas.
Taste is a mix of roasted malts, coffee, coffee beans, spices, dark chocolate, bitter, light caramel, hint of hops and light earthy.
Light dry aftertaste of bitter, coffee and grass.
Low carbo, soft light oily mouthfeel, medium body and a watery texture. Nice brew! MichaelAwesome (6545) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
Quite a dark one with roasted malt, some coffee, a bit of chocolate and bit earthy in the end. Not a bad one but quite dull. Maakun (6434) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle. Black with minimal head. Coffee, licorice, soy sauce, roasted nuts and grains with a bit of ash. Light hint of fruits in the background. Taste is mostly dry and bitter with just a touch of sweetness. Medium bodied. Decent enough stout.