jdb288 (141) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle in trade from Strykezone. Thick tan head over dark, oily body. Creamy and rich. Roasted malts coming through heavy. The sweetness is nice hear. Lots of carbonation on this one. Could have done with a bit less. Overall pretty good.
Cavie (3549) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours a dark brown to black color with a white head. Aroma is roasty, malty, dark chocolate and coffee. Flavor is also dark and chocolatey. Roasty.
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Mora2000 (5149) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of milk chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is more of the same with some chocolate, cream and roasted malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
gregwilsonstl (867) - USA - FEB 23, 2013
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Tastes very malty....almost slightly under fermented. Not much head. Poor balance. Im not a fan of this.
Brigadier (2610) - Northeastern Ohio, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bottle
Having traveled to the area where Bat Creek is brewed and missing out once I managed to find a couple of examples in the Saint Louis area. For a rural brewery it is nothing special. Then again every beer does not have to a world beater especially when you get a chance to affordably support a regional up and comer.
Aroma / Appearance - The pour results in a glass filled with a soft black base and head the color of faded yellowing newspaper. Licorice, Nestle Quik, and traces of ash are simple but sell themselves well.
Flavor / Palate - Carbonated and fluid, the mouthfeel bubbles across the palate. A little note of olives is distracting but eventually goes away. When it does the finish is of Hersheyís chocolate and ash. Despite the flaws it shows some promise. Maybe if I ever go through central Missouri again Iíll try to find a few more.
Bif (1192) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle- Pours a black color with a tan head that lasts until the end with nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate and trace of coffee. Taste of bittersweet chocolate, some coffee with a nice bitterness and a clean finish. Full body, smooth and creamy. Very good stout that goes down easy. Best beer I have had from this small regional brewer.
alcaponejunior (432) - Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite black with a good one finger tan head and pretty good lace. Roasty and toasty malts come through nicely, as does a pleasant sweetness. Coffee is pretty well represented, as is chocolate. Itís a tasty brew, Iím glad to see small, local breweries brewing such nice stuff. Iíve had it several times now and keep picking up a bomber every now and then when I hit St Louis, so that says a lot.
Strykzone (4201) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Trying this with a case of the flu. We will see how the taste buds are. Almost no red in this black beer and a persistent layer of tan foam. A nose that offers cream and chocolate flakes. They are also prominent in the flavor. Some citrus hops add bitterness and complexity. Roasted notes, too, with oatmeal. Some astringency in the aftertaste is a bit of a turnoff. This was pretty good even with challenged taste buds.
edgallow (1442) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 15, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle poured into a Pilsner glass. Black pour with a tan head. Aroma was of malt and chocolate. coffee and chocolate taste a good stout.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a mahogany body with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, earth, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, cream, and brown sugar.