bu11zeye (11113) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium brown body. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, molasses, and dark chocolate. Flavor of coffee, roasted malt, dark fruit, vanilla, toffee, molasses, oak, and dark chocolate.
nimbleprop (3004) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 23, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at GABF 2012. Pours an oily, opaque black with some thin, beige head. Nose is malty, nutty, coffee, burnt caramel. Flavor is sweet, malty, sugary, molasses, nuts. Full bodied, sticky finish.
Dogbrick (6058) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. The beer pours black with a medium beige head and patches of lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate. Full-bodied with flavors of black coffee, licorice and sweet malt. The finish is roasty with a lingering mocha aftertaste. Very good stout, and my favorite beer of the day.
Sledutah (3192) - Utah, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts,roast coffee and woody. Taste of coffee, roasted malts and fresh beans. Nice and smooth
douglas88 (4480) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Drank in Denver for GABF 2012. One of the more interesting beer. Pours a pure black color with a small white head. A huge nose of brandy and coffee. The flavor is super sweet brandy, figs, tobacco, coffee, spices. Very good and harmonious.
AmEricanbrew (4868) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black color with tan sheen. Big mocha coffee, dark roast malt, cane sugar aromas. Rich, smooth mouthfeel. Espresso coffee flavors with sweet chocolate, deep roast malt--very good
daknole (7204) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark black pour, brown head. Aroma is so full of coffe, licorice, spice, bitter dark chocolate, cane syrup. Flavor follows with rich and roasty spice, coffee, chocolate, prunes, licorice. Hella good.
GT2 (5661) - Riverslime, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Beachwood Long Beach. Opaque, inky pour. Medium mocha foam. Webby, thicker lacing. Nose is all coffee- acidic lemon, caramel, roast. Taste is more coffee with salted caramel, bitter chocolate. Still a bit green feeling, but the coffee character is very intense. Palate is silky, rich, salty, buoyant. Very nice.
yespr (26042) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From tap at Bruery Provisions. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and coffee herbal. Smooth toffee, dark malty and smooth coffee. Bitter and light sweet, dark roasted malty. Bitter and dry finish.
ADfan (482) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured on tap at the Beachwood BBQ 1st Anniversary bash. It is almost black in the glass with a medium head. It also had good lacing. in the glass the is a sweetness like molasses with some vanilla. Slight nose of alcohol. Taste is big with coffee, vanilla and black licorice. The oak chips give the beer depth and uniqueness. Great beer.