slowrunner77 (570) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very Oyster stout like...dry and roasted with a very line brineyness. The addition of spices (bay leaf and sage) make this a complex treat of a whole nother variety, though. Unique and tasty
chinchill (1797) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A "Black lager with Luna oysters on tap at the Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen.
Clear dark red-brown with a good tan head. some spotty lacing on the glass.
Feel: medium+ body; Near medium carbonation.
Smell: Interesting and unusual. Sweet and spicy.
Taste: "Winter" spices over a mix of favors. The malts are a bit overwhelmed. Salty with oysters in th aftertaste
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Ballast Point Old Grove, San Diego. Black beer with a nice beige head. Spicy roasted aroma, ginger, biscuits, caramel, fruity, some bitter hops. Malty ginger flavor, nutcreme, hoppy, grassy, floral, biscuits. Spicy finish. Weird beer.
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a clear deep brown, bordering on black hued body with a large tan head that lasts and leaves good lace. Aromas show a fruity ester character, medium funky, mint, sage, light caramel, toffee and odd spice. Flavors are lightly malty, toasty, mint, lightly funky, light chocolate, sage. Odd beer (I had no idea what the ingredients were at the time). Medium carbonation, dry and crisp.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, spices, dark fruit, and molasses. Flavor of raisins, rye, chocolate, caramel, black licorice, spices, and pine.
jredmond (5300) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at ballast point with Linh. Pours a deep brown body with no head, light lacing. Aroma is muted chocolate malts. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with notes of chocolate and wood. Nice black lager.
skmikeg (878) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2012 Pours a dark brownshish black. Aroma of roasted malts, honey sweetness , some spices, caramel, and spruce. Taste is of roasted malts, honey, sage, caramel, and some pine hops. Has a medium body, creamy mouthfeel, sweet, spiced finish. Overall a pretty tasty and very interesting beer.