AirForceHops (7693) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 8, 2017 camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Chocolate and coffee notes on the nose. Nice lacing. Smooth beer with slight bitter aftertaste.
4 oz. sample at El Bait Shop, De Monies, Iowa. Black appearance. Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, & weak chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, oats, coffee, and chocolate. Lighter side of medium body, mild creamy texture. Nicely balanced, a tad light but about what it should be overall. john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Cask at GBBF 2017, Olympia, London, Aug 2017 - Opaque black in colour. Slight head. Very Malty; roasty malts, oaty, dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, vanilla. Moderate hop bitterness. Smooth. Sweet-bitter roast chocolate malty throughout. Very drinkable. (2017-08) evergreen0199 (3460) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Olympia, London. A black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, chocolate, quite thin and slightly sweet. Not a great deal going on here but it is fine. MrTipple (6000) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2017
Dark toasted malts, chocolate, cacao, straw. Hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. More bitter, dark, toasted malts, chocolate, cacao, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Alright Stout, lacks intensity. Cask at GBBF17, Kensington Olympia. thomat (4096) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2017 Cask @ GBBF 2017. Very dark brown with a tiny tan head. Fruity and roasted tones. Fruit, malt, coffee and hops. Medium body with a bitter / sour finish.
Beerhunter111 (22258) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2017
Sampled @ GBBF 2017, Day 1. A black beer with a small tan head. Aroma of dark roasted malt, Chocolate, toffee. Taste of sweet chocolate, toffee, vanilla, nice. harrisoni (19189) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask gravity at GBBF 2017. Black beer lasting tan head. Chocolate flavour light vanilla flavour oily mouthfeel .ok stout. WingmanWillis (413) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at GBBF. Pours jet black with no head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Taste is a chocolate and vanilla sweet hit that lingers on with some coffee and molasses. Nice carbonation. Not too bad. mR_fr0g (13226) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Cask at the GBBF 2017. Day 1. 08/08/2017. A clear reddy brown coloured pour with a a halo of beige head. Aroma is semi sweet, vanilla, earthy roast. Vanilla palate is semi sweet grainy, moderate carbonation.. Not bad. Little thin. Scopey (15476) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2017
Vanilla edition. Cask gravity at GBBF. It pours black with a small beige head. The aroma is earthy, toasty, coffee grounds, light vanilla and coffee cake. The taste is smooth, toasty, cocoa, rock road, coffee grounds, light vanilla, charred wood and ash with a soft finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Pretty OK, but no game changer.