dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the 2014 Maryland Microbrewery Festival. Pours a dark brown/black with a small creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and coffee. Taste is a little watered down, but close to as described in the aroma. Light bodied beer with light carbonation and a slight oily mouth feel.
solidfunk (5291) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very nice. Roast malt, mild dark chocolate. Bitter, sweet and good balance overall. Light caramel. Tap at Brew’D.
GenDV138 (3367) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Brew’d Pub in Frederick, MD shared with Travlr, solidfunk, BeerandBlues2. Black with tan head. Aromas of oats, roast, light chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, roast, berries, syrup. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation, light creamy mouthfeel.
DrSilverworm (8548) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Taster on tap at the brewpub. Black color, with lots of bubbles visible on the side of the glass. Thin brown head, fizzes away. Medium body, lighter carbonation. Light chewiness to it. Dark chocolate, roast malts, hint of coffee. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet. Solid, but mild stout. What’s there is solid, but maybe a bit watered down -tasting.
FROTHINGSLOSH (5523) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2014 Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a black color with a medium sized foamy brown head that left good lacing. The aroma was bitter and roasty with a brewed coffee presence. The flavor was bitter and roasty with a hint of smoke and faint floral hops. Long bitter and roasty finish with lingering smoke. Medium body. Meh.
radio_nowhere (1145) - Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft in a pint glass. Very dark brown with tan head that lasts. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Taste was like the aroma, somewhat lighter then expected. Thin-medium body, low carbonation and creamy. Not bad.
HopHead7 (28) - - FEB 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Pours a dark coffee brown, with a nice head retention and good lacing. Aroma is coffee/roasted malts. Flavor has the dark malty roasted flavor with light earthy hops, with a touch of dark fruit. Medium body. Good after dinner brew.
sonnycheeba (4249) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Pours deep, dark brown with thin, creamy tan head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and dark fruit. Flavor is heavy roasted and caramel malts, light earthy hops, and light dark fruit esters; creamy taste with dry, coffee finish. Medium body with low carbonation and warmth.
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with a nitro head. Dry and toasty smells with a light smolder. Very toasty and smoky, little carbonation.
Travlr (15912) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the source. Very dark brown color, beige head with good retention. Aroma of coffee grounds. Taste is smooth coffee and light cocoa. Light body. Decent.