GuideDogSaint (1588) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 11, 2017
Cask at GBBF. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roast malt. Slightly off edge. Dry bitter finish. thomat (3930) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 Cask @ GBBF 2017. Very dark brown with a medium tan head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee , fruit and britternes. Medium body with a long bitter / roasted finish. Beese (2937) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2017
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia. Black, fairly full mouthfeel. Very dry, but has a slightly sweet aroma. Lonick (2194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2017
Keg, 6 North, Edinburgh. Pours brown almost black with a good sized tan head. Nose is chocolate and toffee, with a hop edge to it. Taste is malty, woody, roasted malts, slight soy sauce. Johnstledger8 (1217) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 28, 2017
Draught. Pours a pitch black with a lasting foamy light beige nitro looking head. Aroma is of coffee, chocolate, caramel, dark malts, dark fruits. Taste is of dark chocolate, coffee, light bitterness, biscuit. Oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation.
fdomig (1025) - München, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2017
1/2 pint at the brewpub Dublin. Aroma is malt, caramel, coffee. Assistance is dark black with a stiff brown foam. Dry and bitter taste. Great. cervmagpt (840) - PORTUGAL - JUL 18, 2017
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 15B). Bottle 33 cl - Batch unknown (BBF 15.12.17). AROMA: medium roasted aroma with notes of coffee and slight cocoa. background with faint nutiness and very faint dried grapes. APPEARANCE: very dark brown color with ruby highlights. almost opaque. large brown head with very good retention. TASTE: similar to the aroma but with more predominance of reasted malt (coffee). very faint nutiness. medium-high to high bitterness with a bitter and roasted finish. PALATE: medium-light body with medium-high carbonation. slight astringency. OVERALL: a very intense irish stout of old. Sven1973 (490) - GERMANY - JUN 3, 2017
Gezapft im Porterhouse Pub in Dublin (Temple Bar).
Schwarz-Braun, leichter bräunlicher Schaum.
Aroma: gerösteter Malz, Bitterschokolade, Holz.
Geschmack: Gerösteter Malz, Schokolade, Lakritz.
Wenig Kohlensäure, cremig. melush (4239) - SPAIN - APR 29, 2017
33cl Bottle @ 2D2Despuma Tienda, Barcelona, Spain.
Black colour with tan head.
Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, buttermilk, coffee.
Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, bitter.
Medium body, moderate carbonation. jamestulloch (4156) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2017
Keg at Six Degrees North, Edinburgh. Dark brown body with ruby highlights and a dense tan head that holds well. Good lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate and wood. Flavour of lemon pith and chocolate. Medium body with a watery, smooth texture. Soft fizz. Very dry.