michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml Bottle (at 4.8%ABV per the Bottle.): Got in trade from Phaleslu; THANKS Peter! Aroma of malt, chocolate, roasting, light lactose, light bitter coffee, and a hint of maple molasses. Poured black in color with a small, creamy, dense, tan head that lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Flavor is light to medium sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes much like it smells, of malt, chocolate, roasting, light lactose, light bitter coffee, slight hops, and some burnt malt. Medium body. Slightly chalky texture. Average carbonation. Malt, roasting, chocolate, light lactose, slight hop finish is slightly dry.
beernbourbon (1326) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pour is dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is pretty standard but solid with hints of chocolate, light roasted malt, and a hint of cream. Flavor is also very standard with roasted malt, a light chocolate hint and a clean roasted finish. No complaints here, very straight forward stout.
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - OCT 9, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample from Augusta Bottoms Beer Fest. Poued a jet black color with a small tan head. Aroma was milk chocolate, roasted malts and coffee. Flavor was milk chocolate and smooth dark roasted malts. Milky finish and a little dry. Good beer.
Strykzone (5067) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampledvat the Augusta Bottoms Fest. They had this last year and now they are a legal brewery. Very dark with a small ringnof foam. Ai deliciousvsmell of cocoa. That is tasted, as well. Nice earthiness and coffee, too. Nice both times.
phaleslu (6812) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 4, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the brewery’s tasting room. Pours a mostly opaque dark brown with a little tan head that leaves a lasting ring the entire time. Aroma of rich, roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, toast, molasses, and a little earth. The flavor almost exactly follows suit, with a lot of coffee and chocolate, roasted malts, earth, and caramel and molasses sweetness. The body is just a little thin and under-carbonated, but barely; I’d call it light-medium bodied. Roasty, smooth mouthfeel. Still, this is an awesome stout and I actually liked it just a touch better than the LSD imperial stout upon my first try of both.
jckp64 (356) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 16, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Guess i’ll go first. Pours dark with a nice tan head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor has a good amount of coffee and roasted malts. There is also a hint of dark chocolate. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. overall a pretty good beer.