BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 27, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at Beachwood BBQ. Pours with a deep brown, near black hued body with a frothy tan head. Aromas are of dusty cocoa powder, chocolate, tannin, light spice (clove vaguely, somewhat indistinct), and rum. Flavors are of strong brown sugar, tart and bitter cranberries, cocoa, medium roast, spice, rum notes, and cocoa nibs (dusty and earthy chocolate). Light carbonation with a fuller body, a touch of fruit and tannin in the finish.