coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAR 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Pours very dark brown with a large tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is espresso and heavily roasted malt. Flavor is espresso, roasted malt, quite barleyish, hints of cherries and dates, some spiciness, and some sour, slightly funky Belgian yeast. Tastes boozier than 7.8%, but that’s what the sign said. Fairly bitter. Flavor is really dominated by the espresso and a straight-forward, slightly thin sourness. Mouthfeel isn’t as thick as I anticipated.