douglas88 (5798) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Craigers. Pours a deep brown color with a medium off-white head. The aroma is chocolate and light malts. A smooth easy brew with some light sweet caramel malts, chocolate, clean and very light. Decent.
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - JUN 10, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bottle from The Grapevine
Appearance: Dark brown with a medium sized beige head and some lacing
Aroma: Toasted malts, chocolate and caramel
Taste: Toasted malts, caramel, floral with a dry finish
Nice, solid and clean.
wlajwl (3745) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is black malts. The flavor is malts, cocoa, mild fruit undertones and hops in the finish.
trevor211 (1298) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black! Tan dense head. Like a smooth oatmeal stout that gradually tries to become an IPA. Not at all bad.
bpreo (1491) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 14, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Wow, out of nowhere this is one of the best beers I have had this year!
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - MAY 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
dark brown/black pour with brown loose foam - resin, caramel, coffee aroma - flavors of alcohol, slight dark chocolate and slight black pepper
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle. Rating #54. Dark brown cola pour with a tan head. Light roast with a little sweetness. Very mild flavor, light roast with a creamy sweetness. Nice drinker. (2281)
dnstone (2127) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Stout-roasty aroma. Black in color with white head. Flavor is that of a light ale with roast notes.
Notes: GABF ’09
PapaSkeetSkeet (806) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
muddy ruby with thin off-white head. Aroma is funky, earthy, somewhat-unpleasant yeast flavor, hints of smoke and bbq. Flavor is dominated by minty hops and a burnt woody smoke that has a nifty tingly appeal. Light-medium body. medium carbonation, somewhat prickly. Weird and interesting mostly in an unpleasant way, but to some extent in a pleasant way.
reebtogi (4042) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
650ml bottle pours a dark brown almost black color with a 2 finger off-white head that retains well and leaves some thin spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate with some earthy hops. Taste is roasted malt bitterness with some chocolate sweetness and earthy hop bitterness with a slightly sour finish. Light to medium body and average carbonation. A decent schwarzbier which is quite easy to drink.