Nicke80 (824) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2017 ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Portion of a 22 oz bottle into a regular glass.
A: Pours a dark burgundy color with good opacity. The head is a two finger mocha shade. Good lacing is left down the glass.
S: There’s a decent chocolate character backed by some roasted malts and citrusy hops. The chocolate is sweet, though a touch off putting. Far from bad, though.
T: Chocolate gives way to a roasted barley finish, laced with some bitter hops. It strikes a better balance than the double version. All in all, the flavor profile is simple, but not cloying.
M: It’s dry and light...at first. This initial sensation cleanses the chocolate sweetness well, however it doesn’t fully clean it up. Therefore, it strikes me as unfocused, as it’s caught between ’dessert beer’ or ’drinkable dry stout’. Drinkable, though.
O: This would make a rock-solid everyday stout if it were A) in 6 packs and B) less expensive. It’s still a decent offering, and better than the double.
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2017 65ml bottle from wishbeer bangkok. pours black with big brown head. coffee and cocoa aroma with sweet cocoa taste and vanilla notes. nice bitter coffee after taste. castellano42 (11) - - SEP 23, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 23, 2017 Delicious smooth chocolate stout. Dark tan creamy head and a velvety mouth-feel. The bittter note adds the perfect punch to this great brew. drjay44 (3799) - Salida, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2017
650 ml. bottle. Pours a thick, well retained beige head. with layered lacing, over a clear brownish black (SRM 34) body......nose is cocoa, chocolate, earthy tones with oats. all from the malts, mild pine from the hops, balance to the malts.......taste is mild hints of sweetness with honey tones to start, chocolate, cocoa tones, oats, becoming dry with moderate lingering finishing hop bitterness......mouth feel, medium light but creamy body, no alcohol, moderate carbonation. This is more of an American Stout with the light sweetness, and moderately heavier bitterness than an English Sweet Stout. Some lactose might improve. BJCP 7/3/10/4/7 explosivedog (1506) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2017
650ml bottle. Pours black. Chocolate, toast, plum, dry spice, a decent bitterness. Too much carbonation. Tasty. Brettsky06 (514) - Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 5, 2017
Dark brown pour. Aroma is strong chocolate. The taste is bittersweet chocolate. Touch of lactose. Quite bitter for a chocolate stout but it really works
JuanFlk80 (324) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2017 Pinta en el Lupulo Feroz (Oviedo) Sabor y olor dominado por el cacao, cuerpo ligero y poca graduación, buena pero termina cansando tanto cacao angel77 (3751) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 25, 2017
Cana en el Lúpulo Oviedo 25..07.. 2017. (r2556). Color negro intenso con espuma beige fina que desaparece al poco dejando pequena corona. Sabores dominantes cacaos y chocolate con maltas tostadas suaves dejando amargo seco al final ligeramente herbaceo y con toques de cacao. Cuerpo ligero con bastante sabor a cacao. Seco al final. Buena para repetir. Tide (4220) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2017
Draught at Brewdog Helsinki. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, chocolate, nuts, cacao and coffee. Bitter finish with nuts, roasted malts, cacao, coffee and vanilla. Excellent stout. jbolger (1) - - JUN 15, 2017 does not count
Smooth with chocolate / coffee overtones. Not bitter. Not cloying. Very nice brew.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone mrdrock (21) - - JUN 9, 2017
Dark black in color
Heavy head that dissipates
Strong stout flavor
A meal all it's own
Would be good in a milkshake
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