beerandbeyond (663) - ISRAEL - JUL 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap sample at the brewery.
Hazy dark brown with a small mocha head.
Soft coffee aroma, with noticeable rum, date honey and some wood.
Sweet dark fruits flavor (dates) and dark caramel notes.
Light and a bit watery, but interesting and quite cool.
SirADNielsen (8949) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ Avery during GABF week. Pours a dark brown/black appearance with a light brown head. Somewhat spicy, rum, a touch oaky, chocolate aroma. Rum, again pretty spicy, light caramel, chocolate, vanilla, a bit herbal flavor. Eh, not as good as I hoped.
Ratman197 (9544) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Avery poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bitter chocolate and light rum. Palate was light bodied and smooth., Flavors of rum, roasted malt and bitter chocolate with a smooth lingering roasty finish.
arminjewell (6100) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of rum, hints of chocolate, earth, caramel, and toffee, hints of slight mineral. Taste is nice, slight rum, mixing into chocolate, cocoa powder, hints of vanilla, caramel, roasted notes, finishing fairly bitter and dry. Wish more of the rum came out, but it is pretty well made.