GenDV138 (1768) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
22 oz bottle at Brew’d Pub in Frederick, MD shared with Travlr, solidfunk, BeerandBlues2. Thanks solidfunk! Dark brownish black cola color with light tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, dark fruit. Tastes of dark fruit, licorice, chocolate, roast, smoke. Medium body with a dry finish.
ThreeCats (603) - ISRAEL - JUL 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tan head over deep brown/clear black body with ruby highlights. Aroma of roast, chocolate, dark caramel, smoke. Taste of roast, smoke (more pronounced towards mid-drink, and again on palate), chocolate, ash. Smoke and ash on palate.
kerenmk (2549) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Pours very dark purple with tan head. Fermented fruit, chocolate and cherry aroma, sweet, chocolate and smoke in the mouth. Full-bodied, smoky and resin finish.
DSG (6326) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Dark brown to black-colored with a beige to light brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, a bit of coffee, roastiness and mild smokiness. Bitterish roasty flavor with a bit of sweetness, some chocolate, a bit of coffee, malt and a bitter finish with some smokiness, a bit ashy. Medium-bodied. Pretty good.
zvikar (3612) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Better Beer Of The Month Club. Pours like coke with a huge beige head, aroma of coffee, cocoa an waffel, flavor is slightly smoked, with wood, light notes of sausage, finishes with cocoa and wood acidity, medium bodied, nice
beerandbeyond (703) - ISRAEL - MAY 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler glass.
Clear dark brown with a small tan head.
Coffee aroma, with burned wood, dark chocolate and earthy hops.
Roasted malts, some carob and espresso flavors.
Med-full body, creamy, dry, balanced and satisfying.
BeerandBlues2 (10039) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by nmann08. Pours black with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), light hops (herbal), and average esters (fruity) with notes of prune, raisin, and smoke. Flavor is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), light hops (herbal), and average esters (fruity) with notes of prune, raisin, and smoke. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet finish.