madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2011
14th July 2011FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 16, 2010
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer, no real head. Smooth low carbonation palate. A little roasty malt with bitter licorice. A smooth but pretty grapefruit bitter finish. Ok but a few too many rough edges.
Cask (GBBF2010)Svesse (8599) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2010
7 Rich roasty aroma, almost some choco there.
4 V. dark brown, almost black. Healthy tan head
7 Lovely full roasty taste, a bit burnt, but not ashy.
4 Full palate, carbonation low. Finish very burnt, but agagin still short.
13 Great for 4.5%, a full roasty taste.
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 5 Aug 2010) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with coffee, chocolate and cocoa. Roasted, malty taste with notes of dark chocolate and coffee. Creamy and dry with a generous espresso bitterness in the finish. Medium body, dry and fairly bitter. Very nice stout. bobinlondon (1295) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2010
Hand pulled cask at the Black Lion, Lynsted. Black with a creamy tan head. Although far from imperial, this is a class stout, with chocolate roasty notes, hoppy finish and a little sourness. complex and moreish. SaintMatty (7364) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2010
Cask (Southampton Beer Festival 2010) - Very dark brown, almost black. Chocolatey aroma wih roasted malt and coffee. Smooth taste with roasted malt and plain chocolate.
sm89walt (2065) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 4, 2010
Cask - Planet Thanet Festival 2010, Margate. Poured black with very dark brown edging and a fine beiege head. Smokey & roasty aromas with a bit of chocolate and dark fruit. More roasted malt present on the tongue with a dry and lingering smokey, ashiness in the finish. Good all-round bitterness, medium in body with low carbonation and a soft palate texture. MiP (15667) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask, 4.5% at GBBF08. Black colour, stable tan head. Good flavour, a little coffee, OK pleasant bitterness. Good mouthfeel. Tastes of more than its ABV. RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2008
[email protected]Skinnyviking (9570) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
Beer Festival, 2008. Black beer with a lightly roasted aroma, and a deeply roasted flavour. Overall a nice roasted and bitter coffee beer.
Cask. Low and quickly disappearing yellow head. Pitch black body. Mild coffee sugar aroma. Relatively bitter coffee hops flavor. Low carbonation. Long acidic coffee aftertaste. KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2009 Black with medium beige head. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, caramel and coffee. Sweet flavor with roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and mild smoke notes. Ends dry and bitter.