BuckeyeBoy (2324) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 8, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750ml bottle thanks to Darrell. Pours out black topped with a tan head. Aroma is great coffee sweet chocolate vanilla beans pit fruit and some spice.Taste is as the aroma with ccoffee leading the way. A great chocolate sweetness pit fruit vanilla and a little bitterness on the end. Awesome beer.
XmnwildX12 (2072) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 6, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Larry, nice coffee pour with light brown hues in the edge and a thin tan head that fades. Aroma is chocolate, coffee grounds, and the lactose is nice, get a bit of vanilla from it. Taste is rich coffee up front, creamy chocolate and lactose, nice bitter finish.
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ryanfolty (1674) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 6, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
October 6, 2013 - bottle shared by Brandon. Black pour with large tan head and lacing. Aroma was coffee, chocolate, vanilla and lactose. Taste was big time coffee, a little bit of the chocolate, vanilla and lactose was well. Finish was slightly bitter and dry alcohol.
BoBoChamp (4680) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl, new exclusive American brew Anno 2011, with coffee, thx to Secret Santa!, very complex Stout, roasted/bitter and slightly spicy/sweet, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, small head, very good brew, yet very expensive!
nimbleprop (3852) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle pours a thick black with some sudsy, brown head. Nose is interesting, some nail polish, coffee grounds, Kahlua, a little dark chocolate. Flavor is sweet, brown sugar, malt, some lacto sugar, molasses, Kahlua, coffee grounds, black pepper. Peppery finish.
MrChopin (2763) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
black with large bubbled cream head that lasts. Stinging grinds in the nose, sweet and green. Flavor improves drastically, rich coffee all over before the creamy oats and chocolate in the finish. Bitterness builds with warmth, very balanced.
argo0 (11078) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl bottle, thanks noodleuser. Small brown head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some coffee, light frosting. Taste is milk/bittersweet chocolate, some coffee, light frosting. Medium-full body, some stickiness.
BeerandBlues2 (8454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by noodleuser. Pours opaque black with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is chocolate, cookie and roast malt, lactose, prunes and vanilla. Flavor is dark malt dominant, light alcohol, vanilla, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
radagast83 (3749) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, thanks to noodleuser! Poured a pitch black color with some ruby edges. Aroma is chocolate, notes of coffee, roast malts. Flavor is so smooth, great chocolate and roasted character. Quite good!
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Steveís house, courtesy of Steve. Thanks! Pours a black appearance with a nice dark brown head. Big vanilla, coffee, dark chocolate, somewhat sweet, balanced coffee aroma. Earthy, dark chocolate, vanilla, milk shake, light woody, rich coffee flavor. Nice!