shrubber85 (7306) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft. Light honey and chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut with small head. Sweet chocolate caramel and barley malt flavor. Strong herbal hops finish. Very tasty - wish they’d bottle this one.
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very smooth ris. Big chocolate and dark fruit but not too much smoke or roast.
b3shine (5184) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft to taster at the Eccentric Cafe. Abv is listed as 8.1%. looks solid; a little transparent for an imperial stout though. Cola with beige lacing. Smells of dark malt and chocolate. Tastes like it smells, only better, with notes of hops, vanilla, and honey. Good on the palate. Enjoyable.
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Bell’s Eccentric Cafe. Some charred roast and a bit of chocolate.
JaBier (4762) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Glass at the Eccentric Cafe on 3/30/13. Pitch black pour with a thick tan head. Malty nose with notes of chocolate and roast. Malty flavor turning to licorice and creamy chocolate before a bitter roasted malt finish.
pantanap (3351) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the source... Dark cola hue. Thin creamy light beige head... Aroma of molasses and cocoa with a mild roast perhaps touch of ash... Flavors of molasses with dark fruit and a mild roast quality. Slightly bitter finish. Full bodied, almost syrupywith adequate carbonation. Not bad but plenty of other ris to go for on top of this.
MrBunn (2450) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at Eccentric. Body is deep brown and supports little head. Aromas are weakly hinting at coffee and dark brown sugar. Flavor is lots of coffee and a little anise that picks up on the tail end. Finish is bitter and licorice like.
jcos (1520) - Maryland, USA - MAY 13, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Savor 2014. Aroma of maple, chocolate. Medium light bitterness. Still never had a bad stout from Bell’s - ever.
artmcd8 (1515) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Bell's 3/31/13. Slight malty aroma. Some sweet honey/maple aroma.
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mikem409 (1476) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
tap. Pours black thin tan head. Smokey aroma. Taste is sweet and roasted with some nice honey and ash