JHunter (674) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark black colour with a medium size foamy brown head. The aroma is espresso, nuts, and roasted malts. flavour is light sweet dark chocolate and espresso with a nice hop to make it nicely balanced
mcberko (4796) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is quite metallic, roasted malts, and some fruity notes. Flavour is slightly burnt malt, slightly stale malt too, some roast and bittersweet chocolate. Medium-bodied with a fruity, metallic finish. Not so well-made.
Holy (831) - GERMANY - APR 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared in Seattle. This is a mild stout - nothing offensive but nothing to set it apart either.
craftbeerdesign (2132) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
tasting on 3/24/12. black pour with a small tan head. big roast nose with sweet malts, some licorice and creamy milk. thick to med body with sweet malts, sugar and chocolate. dry roasted sweet finish.
dnstone (2046) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Chocolatey with crystal malt notes in both aroma and taste. Black in color with a tan head.
ApisAles (1570) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black pour with a tan head. Aroma is lightly sweet, roasted malt, coffee, a little bit of milk chocolate. Good flavor. Palate is smooth creamy and lingers pleasantly. Nice beer.
PapaSkeetSkeet (788) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black-brown with virtually no head. Aroma has some fresh baking honey, almond, flour aroma, with hints of roast. A little sweet in the nose, chocolate milky, nice. Pretty mild. Wow, the body is incredibly light for a 7% stout, (light bodied), flavor is vacant, but balanced and nice, like a mountainous field in the alps. Light honey-sweet maltiness, with a light touch of roasted grain, hint of light coffee. Light hop bitterness. I was expecting something a bit more bombastic.
reebtogi (3705) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650ml bomber pours black in color with a 3 finger light tan head that retains well and leaves a few spots of lacing on the glass. Aroma is roated malts and chocolate with hints of coffee. Taste is roasted malt bitterness with some chocolate malt sweetness and mild fruits with a floral hop bitterness. Medium body and lively carbonation. Overall, this is a nice easy drinking stout that goes down smooth.
CampesinoTino (683) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 12, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber dated 11.22.11. Pours black with a disappointingly thin layer of fizzy tan bubbles. Faint notes of chocolate malt and burnt caramel in the aroma. The flavor is mostly roasted malt and bittersweet chocolate with some cola, citrus and coffee in there as well. The body is extremely dry and over-carbonated while the finish is burnt, chalky and bitter. Not sure if this is a bad batch or what but it definitely tastes off. Will have to try the tap version to compare.
StephLJensen (15) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I have had this beer on both CO2 and Nitro at the brewery on NE Fremont Street in Portland.The brewery was very specific that there were two different versions on tap. I liked in it on Nitro more than CO2. The Nitro made it super creamy and smooth while the other felt lighter and lost some of its creaminess. Lots of vanilla, chocolate and molasses in both. Good finish, definitely worth drinking.