edgallow (2499) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pint pours black with a tan head. Aroma is classic stout, malt, chocolate and coffee. Taste is roasted malts, coffee and a hint of chocolate.
dmac (4438) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle from gimmethefunk, thanks Pat. Poured a medium density pitch black body under a smaller cola-esque bubbly light beige head. Aroma of bakers chocolate, muffin, touch of coffee beans, cream and burnt toast. Medium slick mouthfeel with assertive carbonation and a lingering chocolate flavor. Flavor of well done toast, dry dark bakers chocolate, burnt malts, hint of vanilla, coffee on the very end. This is a great stout, seems far too flavorful for a dry stout modeled after Guinness.
markas101 (1958) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Dark brown, almost black, thin tan head. Balanced chocolate coffee aroma, some raisin. Bitter, not overly sweet at all, creamy texture with a long dark chocolate finish.
boozedude (2159) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle from minnisoda, shared with hakes and lamont, blck pour with weird box aroma, not sure I can poin I ouit, taste is a sweet with anward bitter end, not sure about this one,
mintzmeet (297) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2014 Nice oaty aroma, chocolate and a lil coffee. Roasted malt. Delicious. Slightly oily. Yum. Tastes light. A lil colaish
arminjewell (7271) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, some slight roast, coffee in there with a hint of dark fruit as well, hints of grass in there as well. Taste is a mix of grass, bread, caramel, some roast, coffee, finishing fairly dry, bitter, hints of more coffee. Decent.
DrSilverworm (7780) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle, big thanks to umich03jm. Black color. Thin khaki head. Couple ropes and bits of lace. Good toasty malt, roast, dark chocolate. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Very light sweet. More dry finish. Light to medium body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Easy to swig. Dry stouts are so awesome in the summer. This is no exception. Refreshing and flavorful. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Satisfying dry stout.
milewide (1653) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Much like Guinness. Black color, light head and body. Slightly bitter, and not overly sweet.
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. black with one finger head. malty stout with coffee and strong roasted flavor. very dry. this just isn’t my thing.
TheBear11D (350) - Michigan, USA - MAR 19, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Michael Faricy's stout pours black with a dark brown head that lasts for quite a while. The aroma is lactose, coffee and chocolate. The flavor is coffee with cream and a hint of chocolate. The beer has a slight bitter bite in the end that gets mixed in with the sweet. Overall this is a decent beer.
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superspak (3069) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly pitch black color with a 2 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, light char, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of bready/roasted malt notes with light-moderate hops; and good strength. Taste of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, light char, herbal, light raisin, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of herbal/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roast, dark bread, toast, light char, herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and robustness of bready/roastedmalt notes with moderate hops; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, and moderately creamy/chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice dry stout. All around good balance and robustness of bready/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.