CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 6, 2004
Pours a rich milk chocolatey brown with a thick tan head. Mildly sweet chocolate aroma. Body is lightly roasted, sugary and dry with a good chocolate presence. A very nice foreign stout. NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2004
Bottle at Yeoman’s Road Pub in Tampa. Dry coffee overtones with very muted choclate sweetness. minimal bitterness. Quaffs well. Could drink many of them. I’d love to get a hold of some on tap and see if it improves. Could be great on tap. flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - MAR 23, 2005
Nice dark brown color with a medium light brown head. Very rich bourbon, vanilla, caramel, nut, coffee and wood aroma. The flavor was more mild, with a little coffee and smoked wood. Semi-thin feel, with a slightly dry finish. oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2009
[email protected]Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - SEP 14, 2009
Cafe, Gothenburg in 2006. Black colour with mediumsized brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some dark dry fruits as well as mild notes of coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, mild smoked wet wood, some coffee and mild spices.
Pours Black with a thich brown head. Malty sweet aroma.
F;avour is very fresh and malty with a roasted malt bitterness. Very interesting. It is kind of a refreshing stout. Not what i was expecting but I like it. Slightly spicy nice mouth feel . Good stout. The 8% is well hidden in the palate. It gives it a kind of dry crisp finish, but still verybmalty.
TheRimmer (483) - Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2003
Black as kunta kinte at night. Sweet malty nose, some sweet dark fruits as oakes said. the flavor was much like licorice. black licorice. the finish was chocolates and licorice. Pretty good, considering the same people make red stripe. Aurelius (5570) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2004
This was pretty good. I was afraid that it'd be like Royal The Lion Stout, which is sugar-malty. Nice Kalhua-type choco-coffee aroma. Good black appearance, nice clean label, goot bottle. Flavor is very coffee and sugar. Acidic, moderately sweet, fairly coffee bitter. Finish is pretty nice, medium body. Pretty decent for the price. matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2004
I’ve seen this stout in a few stores around town recently, alas, last night it was a featured beer at a beer and wine tasting, I enjoyed it so much I bought a 6er on the spot.
DragonStout (1418) - Groveport, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2004
Pours as black as Jamaica and as rich as those old bastardly Brits that colonized it. Small kaki head, quickly disappears, a big roasty mocha nose, toasty coffee bean aromas and flavor. Notes of fresh cream, cold black Coffee, toffee, vanilla; I recommend drinking this one after it has warmed up around 60-65 degrees.
Overall this is a pretty decent offering and a very modest price of $7 a 6 pack.
I was hoping this was going to be close to my fav.Jamaican brew, Dragonstout, but it wasn’t.Still not bad.A nice meaty dark beer with a frothy tan head.Lots of chocolate and coffee flavors.The finish waskind of clean. mjg74 (3182) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 5, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2005 Pours dark in color. Aroma is sweet and roasted. Oily mouthfeel. Has some almost fruity characteristics hiding underneath the roasty, oily flavors going on. Thick and rich strong roasty aftertaste. Alcohol is well hidden. But does hit you quickly.