Inbreak (2129) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - FEB 9, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 09.02.2014, 0,65l bottle (2012 vintage) @ home, courtesy of RobertDale:
Big slightly brown creamy longlasting head. Aroma is rich and slightly sweet, licorice, chocolate pudding, dark malts, coffee, dark sugar, soy sauce, caramel, hints of dark fruits. Taste is slightly dry, cough syrup, spicy raw licorice pastilles, alcohol, hops, dark malts, burnt caramel and coffee, dark sugar. Longlasting mild bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Nice one, but I think it would have been even better with some years in the cellar.
HIGHB4LL (529) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Taster at Avery’s. Appearance: black color, smaller brown head that lasts, good lace. Aroma: coffee, roast, citrus, chocolate, light floral. Palate: full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Taste: rich bitter-sweet dark chocolate taste. Overall, very good and very worth getting a hold of if you can.
ModeEngage (150) - Lowell, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2014 Bomber. Pours opaque black with moderate fluffy tan head that laces. Smells of maple, wood, and vanilla. Drinks sweetly with an alcoholic bite and mild lingering hop bitterness. Medium to full bodied. Tastes of booze, maple, wood, and bourbon.
Lukaduke (2185) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a deep goopy black color with a trace of khaki foam. Nose is sweet chocolate syrup, vanilla and some boozy dark fruit and roasted chocolate malt. The palate is sweet as well. Big boozy chocolate sauce with underlying nuances of vanilla, fig. Slick almost oily mouthfeel. Good but just doesn’t all come together into a harmonious beer.
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black or very dark brown with brown head poured from a tap. Full bodied tastes of toffee and mocha. Legit
UncleKorm (815) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, poured a black hue w/ minimal head. Light to moderate boozy and roasty aromas. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ moderate bitter finish. Tastes are fresh malt, roasted malts, and bourbon. Full bodied, light syrupy mouthfeel, light carbonation, and slight warmth in the finish. Well balanced imperial, very drinkable.
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JPDurden24 (1579) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JAN 19, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap takeover at the Attic. Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aroma is malty, chocolate, booze. Taste is toffee, chocolate and some booze notes. Pretty damn good.
jflopsu (542) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2014
4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a dark black with thin tan head. A faint aroma of chocolate and oak. Taste is strong and rich with malt, chocolate, coffee, and hard alcohol. Finishes with a taste of rum but not overpowering.
flyingzambonie (42) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Chocolate, molasses, and coffee upfront. This is what a stout should be. There is a very pleasant sweetness to this. Soft on the palate. Love this beer.
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Ed5388 (2092) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bomber gifted to me from JohnGonk for Christmas. Pours black with an inch of creamy mocha head. Aroma of burnt toast, dark chocolate, roasted coffee, and burnt sugar. Taste of dark chocolate, burnt sugar, caramel malt, dark fruit, and char.