Finwe (438) - Grankulla, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2011
Draught @ Hilpeä hauki, Helsinki. Almost black with a dark reddish-brown hue when viewed against light source, and with a creamy, tan head. Aroma of liqurice, chocolate and some coffee. Flavour of roasted malts with similar impressions as in the aroma. Dry, hoppy bitter finish. Typical dry stout. ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
On tap at the Porterhouse, London. Pours dark brown, with a creamy thick beige head. Toffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate, light hit of coffee. very smooth beer. Beershine (5224) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2011
Draft @ brewery tap, Temple Bar. Has the appearance of a dark lager, with a reddish tint and a thick head. Served too cold, and the aroma doesn’t come off. Mild aroma is subtle malt. It’s very smooth with lingering toasty finish and honey notes. Not the best Porterhouse stout but still good. Hermod (8215) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2011
Tap @Kaunis Kampela. Poured dark brown with a creamy looking head. Wonderful coffee aroma and roasted malt. Flavor is coffee and chocolate, almost burnt malt. Finish is somewhat dry. Thin, but quite enjoyable. gunnar (9404) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with a huge frothy beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some dark chocolate as well. Taste is strong of robust roasted malts, coffee and some dark chocolate in the aftertaste. Medium sticky and smooth mouthfeel. Good beer.
Papsoe (25059) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a dark brown close to opaque but with a vague orange hue and a creamy beige head. Sweetish hard roasted malt in the nose and a little dried dark fruit. Medium body, again hard roasted malt and dark fruit with a lightly smoky whiff. Ends dryish but not overly hoppy. A solid light Porter. 280211 Dedollewaitor (16315) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottle @ Kolding Ølmesse , 2011. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head. Dust, bread, vague roast and chewy caramel. Smooth and tasty. RexTalionis (3779) - FINLAND - FEB 25, 2011
On tap. Poured black in colour with tanned head. Cocoa and coffee aromas. Flavour roasted coffee and dark chocolate. rlgk (18852) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2011
Draught. Dark amber, creamy brownish head. Roasted amlt aroma. Soot flavor, roasted, milky, with some chocolate and cocoa. DruncanVeasey (8260) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
Bottle from Beermerchants. Glossy pitch pour- detectably ruby at the edges, with an attractive, dimpled grey-tan collar. Nose is a dribble-maker; Nutella on burnt (not inedible) toast, streaks of blackcurrant jam deep down, a glossy black carapace of waxed carbon and carob draped with Young’s-like Cadbury’s lushness. Fuck, I’m having a bit of a rave about this, and it probably isn’t even very good. It’s been a long time since I’ve taken delivery of a box of treats, which this is; fag ash on toast, burnt pistachios, the faint grittiness of Galena wrapped up in a soft, slightly lactic chocolate sweetness. Slick and full-bodied. Tastes and feels like Gwince still does in some of the pubs in Dublin (really). Impressive- I dare say highly sessionable, conversational stuff. Could drink this until it came out of my eyes. Sometimes 330ml of plain’s your only man.