Ratman197 (14822) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Bottle poured a clear dark brown nearly black with a small lingering brown head. Aromas of bitter chocolate, roastiness, light vanilla and light vinous notes. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roastiness, bitter chocolate, light vanilla and light vinous notes with a smooth dry lingering roasty finish. DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 8, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 [9/24/10] Bottle at Borefts Beer Festival 2010. Black-colored with a light brown head. Aroma is a bit vinous with oak, coffee, some wood and light fruitiness. Sweet alcoholic flavor with a bit of smoke notes, red wine, chocolate and a bit of coffee. Full-bodied. Scopey (14699) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2012 Keg at BrewDog Camden. It pours very dark brown, with a decent dark tan head. The nose is roasted malt, tar, wood, alcohol, salty liquorice, tangy fruit, coffee and jam. The taste is salted caramel, liquorice, big alcohol burn, toffee, jammy fruit, charred wood, tar, petroleum, smoke, red wine and treacle. Full body, fine carbonation and sticky mouth-feel. Yum. djd07 (14469) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2012
On tap at Night after Monsters. Pours a dark brown almost black with medium creamy tan head. The aroma is red wine grape and roast. Thin mouthfeel with alcohol and light smoke finish. Very good Imperial stout from Mikkeller.
Tmoney99 (14455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate roasted dark malt, tannic wood and alcohol aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark roasted sweet flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid beer.
Borup (14446) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Blaxk with a nice beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, oak, caramel and notes of hops. HenrikSoegaard (14166) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2010
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Some vinius notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Aerage moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2011
375ml, tasted at same time as Whiskey and Rum barrel versions. Small beige head that mostly dissipates atop black body with brown edges. Aroma is moderately sweet, vinous, some wood, light cocoa. Taste is moderately sweet, vinous/alcohol, cocoa. Sticky full body, minimal carbonation. Christian (13657) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2010
Black with a lasting tan head. Aroma of licorice, coffee, ash, fruit and oak. Dry and roasted flavour with ash, coffee, berries and oak. Stuu666 (13367) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, red wine, taste is rich and fruity, liquorice, chocolate.