BlackHaddock (7672) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2017
4th Sep 2017: Shrewsbury monthly beer share in Chez Sophie, cheers Mike for this 330ml bottle. This was labelled as the '6 Month Aged' version, it tasted tart and almost sour in nature; so much so I remarked it reminded me of an old Rodenbach because of the colour, aroma and flavour. minutemat (6044) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2017
330ml bottle @ monthly tasting, Chez Sophie, Sep 17. Late-bottled vintage version. Thanks to Mike. Pours a dark reddish deep red wine brown. Aroma lightly sweet dark malt. Taste is markedly different from the cask influence. Extremely light, with some Flemish dark sour notes with vinous hints. Definitely should be a different entry. Interesting. john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Cask. Black in colour. Very malty; roast/burnt malts, lots of liquorice, lots of coffee. Fruity; berries, dark fruits. Well hopped. Oily. Tarry. Viscous. Full bodied for ABV. Liked this a lot. Nice beer! (2008)
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Cask (backlog). Black colour with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is liquorice, ripe fruits, some toasted notes along with mild chocolate to it. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, some dark dried fruits as well as mild wooden notes. johndoughty (5538) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle. Black with a small head.Malty quite robust flavour with a medium body. Not really enough power to be classed as an Imperial Stout. More like a porter. reasonable but could be better.
Hanoi (974) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle. Marked as call aged for six months, which is aliased here. Nose is very muted, light licorice, blackcurrant. Taste is fruity, licorice, barrel faint roast. Mouthfeel is painfully thin.
This is a porter in profile and is the worst imperial stout I’ve ever had. Much better reviewed below on cask, which I’d be willing to try but this is poor in the bottle. tommann (3937) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours black with a thin head. Aroma is roast, blackcurrant lozenges and a little vanilla. Taste has chocolate to start with a soft wood finish. A little coffee. joe19612 (3064) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a thin beige head, aroma is light malt with hints of biscuit, the taste is medium bitterness with a dry bitter finish. Towey1989 (3257) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A black colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, fudge, some roasted malts, slight caramel and subtle smoke. Taste of chocolate, fudge, some roasted malts, slight caramel, a little raisin, subtle liquorice and spicy hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, roasted, chocolatey bitterness in the finish. A flavourful, chocolatey, fudge flavoured stout. Subtle fruit breaks the malty, fudginess of the beer. A great titanic beer. Stuu666 (14805) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours black, rich and fruity, plum, dry, sweet chocolate, quite bitter finish.