Theydon_Bois (21905) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2018
Bottle split at L42, from a trade with many thanks to Dutch Drebus, 13/02/18.
Pitch black with a well presented tan cap.
Nose is dark chocoalte, vanilla essence, spice, coffee grinds.
Taste comprises molasses, toffee fudge, vanilla notes, charr, chocolate melt, mellow roast, spice.
Full bodied, oily feel, warming booze in the close.
Decent impy affair. Borresteijn (7663) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2018
37.5cl Bottle from Vonk. Black colour, beige-brown head. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malts, some liquorice, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is quite sweet, also lots of roast, dark chocolate, some coffee, lots of vanilla, brown sugar, bitter finish. Full bodied. Good, smooth. tderoeck (10983) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2018
3/XII/17 - on tap @ Billies Craft Beer Festival - BB: n/a (2017-2157) Thanks to the Belgian, Dutch and German ratebeerians for sharing today's beers!The_Osprey (9943) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2018
Clear dark brown beer, no head. Aroma: pretty sweet, lots of chocolate, vanilla, soft roast. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: very roasted, lots of chocolate, cocoa powder, very roasted. Aftertaste: more cocoa, very roased, bitter, lots of alcohol.
February 2018 - Tasting on L42, One Canada Square. Bottle shared with big thanks to Cloin. As 'Demoersleutel Motorolie Mexican Vanilla', 12%. Pours an opaque black, foamy brown head leaves dotted lacing. Aroma is lactic, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, slight gone off milk. Body is light and frothy with tingly carbonation. Taste is huge vanilla, sugary, molasses, very lactic creamy, finishes earthy spicy and boozy. Vanilla lactose booze bomb. OK stuff. (7-4-6-3-14=3.4) CraftBeerNick (3067) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2018
Bottle at home, 17th Febraury 18. Pours black and viscous. Aroma is dark chocolate, vanilla and coffee. Taste is rich, roasty, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, sweet, but not overly, drinks smoothly and easily. Very nice Impy as normal from this brewery.
Ktwse (5825) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2018
Pours black with low tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, hints of chocolate. Taste is sticky chocolate, light roasty finish, bit of vanilla. Rich and creamy body with soft carbonation. Leighton (23126) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2018
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Cloin. Pours deep brown with a slender, frothy beige head. Burnt brown bread in the snout, some aged berries, marshmallows, toffee. Meidum sweet flavour with notes of vanilla pods, baking cocoa, roast, dried berries. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish, some more bitter dark chocolate, baking cocoa. Solid. madmitch76 (26878) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2018
13th February 2018MrTipple (7322) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2018
Thanks to Cloin. Opaque dark brown beer, small tan head. Smooth soft malts, rich dark chocolate, little vanilla. Little dark fruits. Good rich dark malt hit here. Smooth and tasty.
13Feb2018 Dark, toasted, burnt malts, bit of floral hops, cacao, very dark chocolate. Hazy, very dark brown, hardly any head. Medium sweet. More dark chocolate, cacao, charcoal, dark, toasted malts, sweet, dark fruits, prunes, soft carbonation, full bodied. Alright Impy, rich but not quite balanced. Bottle shared at L42 tasting - thanks to Theydon_Bois! Scopey (16566) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2018
Bottle at L42 - thanks to Colin. It pours black with a small tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, charred wood, slick, oily, chocolate churros, vanilla, tar and dried fruits. The taste is slick, oil, charred wood, chocolate cake, rocky road, toffee, vanilla donut, dull spice and chewy action with a slick and warming finish. Medium - full body and fine carbonation. Good fun.