brokensail (15214) - San Leandro, California, USA - APR 29, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: The pour is almost black with a thin tan colored head.
S: The nose is plenty roasted with some notes of coffee, sweet chocolate, and smoke.
T: The flavor is very roasty as well with a slight smokiness and lots of coffee. There is some bitter chocolate and a mild bitterness.
M: The body is medium with a moderate carbonation and a smooth feel on the tongue.
D: A solid oatmeal stout with good flavors and aromas that go down easy. Another good Anderson Valley beer.
Theis (14939) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Back - brown head. Ryebread, sweet rye bread, chocolate, nice soft body, light coffee/mocha, caramel notes, berries, light hoppy, light burned malty taste.
MiP (14738) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Rough roast barley aroma, hint of fruit. Almost black colour, seems clear. Big stable brown head. The flavour is roasted with a dull coffee note. Coffee grounds finish, gets a little sour. Rather thin mouthfeel.
Oakes (14671) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2000
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fairly enjoyable stout. Smooth, good oatmeal flavour. You could do worse.
chrisv10 (14134) - DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice and a little coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, medium sweet, hops and medium bitter.
Beerhunter111 (14073) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, angenehm cremig, schokoladig, eridig.
gunnfryd (13805) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, hop. Flavour is dry, roasted malt, oat, coffee, sugar. Medium to full body. OK/Nice beer.
bhensonb (13530) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 12, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smooth aroma of toasted malt and chocolate. Solid brown color with a milk chocolate head that laces a bit. Starts with a sweet toasted malt that moves to chocolate. Starts with a firm mouthfeel, but thins a bit. Coffee comes forth. The finish is toasted malt with a hint of bitter. Very smooth, very pleasant, very drinkable.
jtclockwork (13105) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2010
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark pour with tannish head. Nose is dry chocolate nutty malt. Taste is roasted malt and chocolate. Rated 2/26/05
Tmoney99 (13003) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Brown color with an average off-white head that was lasting. Full aroma of toasted chocolate and caramel. Medium to full body witha creamy texture. Moderate complex sweet flavor with a long finish. Very good brew.