Velkyal (320) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a next dark brown, with a half inch or so of slightly off white head. The nose is a touch of brown sugar, spicy hops and a trace of chocolate. Taste is biscuity, toasty, chocolate and a decent dollop of hop bitterness. Medium to full bodied and decent drinking.
radagast83 (6962) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the brewery. Poured a kind of dark, nutty cola color with a small tan head. Aroma was light brown sugar notes, light nutty notes. Flavor was light nutty sugar. sweetness. Decent.
obguthr (5424) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cocoa, caramel, and walnut nose. Clear brown, no head. Coffee, chocolate finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation.
jackl (6782) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg @ Beer Hound. Deep brown with a small head. Nose is chocolate chip cookies. Roasted nut. Cocoa. Some ash. Dry on the palate. Very dry. Dark chocolate. Simple but tasty enough.
Travlr (20342) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at the source. Clear amber color, small tan head. Aroma is very nutty. taste is nutella.
Drake (11500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of doughy malts, nuts, brown sugar and a hoppy finish. The taste is big earthy hops, anise, molasses and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Quite hoppy with a lingering bitterness. Solid beer.