Ethereal (2399) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 30, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at 21st Amendment Brewery, San Francisco, 28th Feb 2011. Black with a thin head. Lovely dry roast malt aroma with a peppery, almost chili spiciness too. Good balance of hops and chocolately malt flavours. Quite light palate for the strength.
thebeertourist (4520) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewpub. Black with a small tan head. Good roasted coffee and chocolate aroma with a punch of chocolate in the mouth. Good roasted flavours as well. Serious beer.
badlizard (5519) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 16, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a creamy tan head. Light chocolate aroma and taste with bitter coffee and roasted grain flavors dominating and a lightly dry finish.
bb (6481) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Blackish beer with a nice light brown head. Nutty and chocolate aroma. Chocolate and caramel flavor with light nuttiness and some fruitiness. Medium bodied. Light roast and chocolate lingers with caramel and light nuttiness.