Beese (2740) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Camden on 13 Oct 2012. Poured black, with a dense tan head. Really nice aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malt and liquorice. Sadly the initial flavours were far too sweet for my liking; the chocolate became saccharine syrup, with sweet coffee and only a very small amount of bitterness coming through. Mouth feel was fairly full. Finish was far better, the burnt malt built up and balanced out the sweetness. gegwilson (3702) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Can from the Fyne Ales brewery shop. Pours black with a tan head. The aroma is sweet with treacle and liquorice. The taste is sweet too with treacle, liquorice, a little vanilla. Remind me somewhat of dandilion and burdock. Strong flavours and interesting. Not one I’d want to drink a lot of though. ADfan (870) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
The beer has a dark ruby color with a nice head. Aroma has roasted malts and fruit. There is also some earthiness to it. Taste has some roasted plums, anise and vanilla. Nice beer. RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Black beer with a reasonable light brown head. The aroma is malty with mild roastedness, and the flavour is gently bitter with a fairly vinous hit and quite deep roastedness. Overall a nice vinous and roasted porter.
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Can at home. Pours deep brown, nose is roasted malts, toffee, taste is caramel, chocolate.
slowrunner77 (12043) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"16 oz can...nice. pours black with cocoa head that immediately disappears, though the bar is anything but flat. the anise reminds me a little of stone RIS without the hops. licorice and chocolate (and alcohol) evident in the aroma and flavor. prickly feel that warms you nicely. a nice beer/change of pace."
jjsint (3095) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle from Beer Shop, St Albans. Dark, dark brown. Surprisingly little head. Smell of American milk chocolate, liquorice, hazelnut: nicer than it sounds if somewhat artificial. Sweet taste, the star anise really comes through. Slightly sickly. Nice creamy palette with lots of tickly carbonation. Interesting stuff, very well made but a bit too clever for its own good. Torrefacto (1675) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 6, 2014
Color negro con reflejos rubí y espuma beige. Aromas de frutos, chocolate y regaliz. Cuerpo medio, inicio dulce y afrutado con final tostado, acafetado y seco. Muy rica. charlotte (5386) - rødovre, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Draught.Pitch black colour with medium beige head.Aroma of coffee and liquorice feels a bit salty and hoppy with good full body and smooth well balance mouth feels and oily mouth feels. StoutHead (965) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Draught. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, fruits and spices. Highly carbonated. Sweet and roasted but a bit watery finish.
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