Ferris (15265) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Draft - Dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and the usual oatmeal notes. Jet black with a rich brown head. Chocolate and roasted malts. A good oatmeal stout. bhensonb (15189) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours dark brown/black with a creamy tan head that left rapidly. Aroma is a hint of bourbon with lots of chocolate and smooth burnt malt. Near full body. Flavor is chocolate, smooth burnt malt and hints of bourbon/oak. This one could do for breakfast. Very tasty. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. Ryebread, fruity, cocoa, chocolate, nutty, sweetness, berries, wooden notes, smooth body, licorice notes, ok hoppy. Ratman197 (14826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle poured a clear dark brown nearly black with a lingering ring of brown foam. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasted malt and vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla and light roastiness with a smooth chocolate finish. DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/17/15] Draught at Firestone Walker in Paso Robles. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, oatmeal and a bit of coffee. Roasty flavor with chocolate, coffee, some oatmeal and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Pretty nice.
Scopey (14708) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2016
Keg at BD Soho. It pours jet black with a substantial tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, coffee, liquorice, umami, toasted sesame seeds, cacao nibs and some toffee. The taste is smooth, rich roasted malt, dark chocolate, peppery spice, coffee grounds, earth and toasted spice. The finish is very smooth. Medium body, moderate carbonation and creamy mouth - feel. Well rounded and rather flavoursome. A classy stout. djd07 (14471) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown with paperthin tan head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is bready malt and roast. Thin mouthfeel with strong dark chocolate, roast, with lingering dryness, very good. Borup (14461) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013.
Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and oak. Tmoney99 (14460) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Draft. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. medium to heavy toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium to full body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet roasted finish of moderate to long duration. This is a very good beer.
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2010
12oz bottle. Minimal head atop dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some smoke, light Bourbon. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some Bourbon, roast, smoke, caramel. Medium body, light stickiness.