jb (3155) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 13, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really nice, bottle from Bob. A bit of dark fruit along with the usual stout profile roasty, chocolate, not super sweet though thankfully. Well balanced. Delicious.
DocJitsu (1928) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a very dark brown with a short reddish-tan head. Coffee, dark chocolate, and charred wood nose. Thick mouthfeel. Quite a bit of honeydew melon in the flavor. Chocolate and smoky wood.
Cavie (4586) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2017
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Very dark, luscious black. Opaque. Think appearance. Tan head. Chocolatey aroma, dark malt, slight sweet notes, roast. Delectable aroma. Flavor is low chocolate, high roast, dark malt, bakers cocoa. Light vanilla notes. Very nice.
jtclockwork (15915) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - pours black tan head - nose/taste of wood, cocoa, chocolate cake and milk sugar - medium body
Beer5000 (6320) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2017
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330 ml bottle. Black body with a big, dense beige head. Strong and pleasant aroma of roasted dark malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is sweet dark malt, chocolate, dry fruit, hint of wood and balanced bitterness. Fine balanced body and good, long lasting aftertaste. Very nice, very tasty, very smooth.
oh6gdx (26414) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2017
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled (backlog). Deep brown colour with a mediumsized brown head. Aroma is roasted, some chocolate, mild roasted notes as well as some lactic and mild creamy notes. Flavour is roasted malts, some chocolate, mild wooden and lactic notes as well as some sweetish mildly buttery notes. Big in the palate.
djd07 (13683) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Ratebeer Best. Pours black with medium tan head that lasts. The aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, smoke, wood. Medium body, rich malt, roast, dark chocolate, wood, ash, dry finish, very good.
Maracuja05 (1105) - Mainz, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2017
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
31-01-17 // bottle at home. Pours a deep dark black beer with a lovely solid beige foamy head. Nose is chocolate sweet. Taste is tropical, chocolate, cocoa, light fruit touches, orange, lactose. Very well balanced, not to sweet. Full bodied. Love it.
Cunningham (7554) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Black as the deepest dungeon. A nice big beige head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Nice intensity.
Palate: Medium to full body. Tad sweet with an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Rum, fruity, dark malt, coffee and chocolate.
Overall impression: Solid stuff. Very pleasant and balanced.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget in Sweden
magsinva (1207) - Virginia, USA - JAN 20, 2017
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Bestway Greensboro- Very chocolate, sweet, not sure what the cypress is adding, but I like it.