gripweed57 (1050) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle. Cloudy brown with a large Rocky beige head. Yeasty funk master malt nose. Flavor has notes of cocoa, toasted nuts and cardamom. Straight forward roasted malt with some spicy hops to boot. Nothing special here. Not bad, not great.
annunz123 (932) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
malty, nutty aroma with a little metallic funk. Flavor is smooth and bittersweet, with dark fruit, chocolate, and coffee. A little roast coffee bitterness in the finish. Pretty good.
SamP01 (638) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a cloudy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma and Taste is of dark malted barley and chocolate malts, yeast and light bitter notes. Palate is a medium body with soft carbonation. Finish the same as taste. Overall a very nondeScript beer, just ok, nothing to see here, move along.
jbbleich (7) - - MAY 22, 2014 does not count
2.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Smells good, tastes like watered down coffee. Medium fizz, bitter after taste.
Sammy (9826) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Fairly basic black lager, fresh from New Jersey. Beery aroma, foamy on black. Lighter mouthfeel. Passable drinkability.
keepersj12 (2956) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nice looking dark amber with a thin head. The aroma has a little more malt than most lagers. The flavor has some caramel and is well balanced.
conway (2107) - - APR 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Black with a big off white head. Aroma is roast malt and toast. Taste adds light caramel note and old coffee bitterness. Light mouthfeel with strong carb. Ok.
jtclockwork (11249) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours brown with tan head. Nose and taste of roasty malt, bitter chocolate, grass and lightly soured coffee. Lighter medium body.
Ed5388 (2618) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at Big Brew Beer Festival (Morristown). Poured a clear amber color with a foamy off white head. Aroma of mainly caramel and roasted malts. Taste is much the same with caramel and roasted malts up front, and some toffee notes in the finish.
Scrapersnbeer (1531) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nutty, smokey toast aroma. Cloudy brown color, huge persistent head that maintain structure in a way where it actually slants towards the side of the initial pour for several minutes. Very cool. Burnt oaty flavor, a muted sweetness. Smooth body, crisp and dry. Good heavier schwarz.