rosenbergh (11532) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2009
Draught at Hilpeä Hauki, Helsinki, Finland. Reddish black colour with small tan head. Sweet and smooth aroma with chocolate, liquorice, salty liquorice and hops. Chocolate, liquorice, salty liquorice (salmiak), ash, smooth hops in delicious flavour. Excellent Dry Stout. swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2009
Tap @ Porterhouse, London. Big roasty aroma. deep dark pour with fluffy white head. Taste is full of roasted malts, mild bitterness, fuller ceamy mouthfeel. real nice porter xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - SEP 21, 2009
On nitro at the brewpub. One of the big nitro head pours, beige over cloudy dark brown. Dry ashy aroma with tobacco, roast, some smoke and some frutiness. Flavor is dark fruit, sweet plum, tobacco, nice. Medium to light, well carbonated body. Not bad. 7 3 6 3 13 = 3.2
-------- cask at the brewpub. clear brown with Clear brown with no head. A little bit more like mollasses, syrup, a little roast, nice. Flavor is similar to the aroma with a more sweeter red/purple fruit, nice. Light and watery with no carbonation, basically cask like. I prefer this one more than the original. 3 8 7 3 15 = 3.6 Braudog (6716) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Draft 1/2 pint at the brewpub in Dublin. Nice black appeal with a solid tan top. Fun chocolatey aroma, but this drinks with a bit of ashimess more than any sweets. Quite lovely. (#3672, 9/15/2009) JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2009
Draught at Black Door 0.25L. Soft malty nose. Pale beige head- Dark reddish brown colur. Slightly sour coffeish dry taste. At the end hopiness.
Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2011 Re-rate at Kolding Ølmesse 2011. Very dark rown with a lasting tan head. Weak aroma of toffee and licorice. Sweet roasted malty flavour with a hint of smoke. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Draught at Charlies (as Dublin Porter). Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Creamy head, coffee, nice burned, roasted, chocolate, high malty, light hoppy bitterness, licorice, english licorice, soapy, nice dryness. faroeviking (10913) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 28, 2009
Cask. Rating no. 5500. Clear deep dark brown colour, almost black. Nice creamy head, great lacing. Pleasant soft mouthfeel. Nice roasty maltiness with chocolate and some coffee in the flavour along with a good soft bitterness. Soft roasty bitter finish. Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2009
Cask @ Porterhouse, London. Dark brown colour, beige dense head. Aroma has roasted malty and quite prominent coffee smell. Flavour is roasted malts, and bitter coffee. Short bitter nish. joergen (28146) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
Draught at Charlies as Dublin Porter.
Clear red brown coloured with a creamy beige head.
Light roasted aroma of hay and dark chocolate.
Roasted flavour of dark chocolate with notes of coffee and hops.
Roasted and hoppy finish.