sitzds (318) - - FEB 12, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle poured into stout snifter. This beer is black with highlights of cola at the edges. A gentle pour yielded a thin head that receded to a ring. Dots of lace are left behind as the beer is consumed. Aroma is of roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is bitter espresso, dark cherries, some vanilla, unsweetened chocolate, and a smoky/roasty malts. On the low end of full body, creamy and thick texture, soft carbonation, and a long bitter finish.
dakingindanorf (6) - Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2017 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Usually don’t like to let coffee stouts sit around but this has been fridged for a long time. Pleasant, not overpowering coffee nose, pours a touch thin looking. Doesn’t taste it - not overly roasty but bitter, still has a lot of nice coffee flavor. Gonna have to restock on a few of these.
MatChar (21) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2017
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2017 Bottle (batch: 2016-11-07). Appearance: nice, dark black. Light brown, hazelnut head. Smell: espresso, coffee, and more coffee! Roasted malts. Taste: espresso, cacao, fruity, with coffee and hoppy bitterness, surprisingly dry and drinkable. Smooth texture and feel. Overall: an easy drinking, super tasty, coffee imperial stout!
mozbee (12) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2017
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at DDC St-Jerome. It was among the first beers I had from DDC. Being a coffee drinker, I enjoyed this beer very much. It’s a rich strong black beer with that nice coffee taste, quite rich and complex. I just realized with time that I prefer lighter beers. I can appreciate its greatness anyway.
sjogro (3186) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Shared from bottle at Maakun’s. Black with tan ring head. Sweet roasted choco malts with biggedy papa coffee beans. Nice. Nice. Nice. Coffee. Coffee. Nice. Nice. Medium sweet, light roasty bitter. Over medium body. Nice silky feel. Nice roasty noasty moasty finish.
Maakun (4457) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from the US shared at home. Black with short lasting tan head that leaves a ring of fine bubbles. Massive coffee, blackberries, some marzipan, dark chocolate, ash, roasted malts, figs. Super coffee forward but also with soft dark fruits and malts. Over medium sweet and bitter. Full bodied.
Beersiveknown (5110) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle at home for 2016 European secret Santa courtesy of V_Duquerroux, cheers Vincent!
One of my big wants, have heard a lot about it. Big full bodied, warming, tonnes of coffee on both nose and palate, rich and roasty, though not massively bitter, fair amount of residual sweetness to balance. The booze isn’t ovefly subtle either. Big and beatly, not doing subtlety well, a bit of an anticlimax after some of their other beers. Had better coffee brews.
bastarda (464) - Freiburg, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
kindly given by Daniel, thanks a lot. Aromas of pocket coffee-sweets, hints of canned Cappuccino, coffee-flavoured chocolate and almost no alcohol fumes. Also almost no alcohol burn present in taste, lots of heavily roasted espresso, coffee bitter finish, quite a thin mouthfeel, this is not a creamy ImpStout. Very straightforward, almost simple composition of a beer.
Bierridder_S (784) - BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
11/12/2016 @home - 33cl bottle from a trade with tderoeck.
Thick black with dark brown head. Nose is roast and coffee, licorice. Heavy body. Taste is lots of roast and coffee, but very nice feeling however, some mocha and chocolate, some hops. Nice
Korcz (1710) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 26, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.
TheJestersBeer (2408) - SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2016
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours pitch black with a brown head.
Roasted, complex aroma, coffee beans, dark chocolate, licorice, ash, hops.
Off-dry, full bodied, high bitterness, slightly low CO2.
Roasted taste, malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, ash, caramel, faint smoke. Quite aggressive bitterness in the finish, verging on harsh. (2016-11-15)