brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Auburn Alehouse. Black in color with a khaki head. Roasted malt and coffee grounds for the most part on the nose. Somewhat salty? There’s a lot of bitter roast and coffee to it, too. Mild ash/tar. A decent hoppiness and chocolate note as well.
bhensonb (14170) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 10, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the brewpub. Black with tan head. Dark malt aroma. Medium body, mild carbonation. Flavor is smooth dark burnt malt. Not very bitter. Decent stout.
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A deep darks tout with a thin moka head. A sweetish chocolate aroma with light berry notes, almost like a fruity mokaccino. In mouth, a good chocolate over resinous hops, and powdery chocolate. Oily mouthfeel. Medium to rich bodied. On tap at brewpub, 27 August 2009.
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Date: July 05, 2009
Appearance: black, fine beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: dry roasted aroma, dark chocolate and coffee character
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich malt flavor, roasted and dark chocolate, touch of coffee, light bitterness, sweet dark caramel adds the balance and some richness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
slowrunner77 (10244) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"just a touch on the thin side, but it is on nitro, so i’ll cut it a little slack. the flavor is big enough for it, though. very nice chocolate/coffee/roasted malt flavor, smooth but thin body, lingering aftertaste slightly bittersweet."
marcus (9231) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a modest tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a rich treacle flavor with a bit of chocolate and coffee and a dry finish.
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Stillage from the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 24/09/2009
Hop and some roast aroma. Small beige head. Black strong in alcohol and a little fruity with a hint of bitterness in a crisp and dry roast finish.
bb (8572) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Nitro. Black beer with a light tan nitro head. Light roasty aroma. LIght roasty, nutty flavor. Medium bodied. Lingering caramel and slight hops.
daniele (8080) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
scura bella schiuma fine persistente note tostate piuttosto secca caffe asciutta amaro medio
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Black with a fizzy tan head. Sweet roasted grain and chocolate aroma and taste with light caramel notes and a dry bready finish. Medium to full bodied palate.