DrunkSanta410 (133) - Georgia, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to glass. Pours an opaque black with quick dissipating head. Not much aroma, some slight chocolate malts come thru. Taste is chocolate malts with roasted coffee beans and toast. Palate is thin, decently carbonated. Some lingering bitterness. Good, but overrated in my opinion. Plenty of other options available that blow this away, even from Bells.
smaynard6000 (510) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Pours a deep black with small brown head. Subtle roasted chocolate malt aroma. Full bodied with strong roasty malt flavor. Lingering roasty finish. Pretty good.
Kuluvu (6) - - JAN 29, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Trying to remember everything about this from last night,,, what stood out to me is that it was wholly more enjoyable than the Green Flash Double Stout I drank before it.
The Kalamazoo was very affordable also.
iStout (10) - - JAN 26, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very good dry coffee stout !
Was once my favorite.
Till I found stronger tasting dry Imperial Stouts.
Like (1) Thirsty Dog’s Siberian Night, (2) Founders Imperial Stout, (3) Troeg’s Java Head Stout & (4) Thirsty Dog’s Old Leghumper Porter.
rangerred (841) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2014
4.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
12oz bottle into a pint glass.
Pours pitch black with a very dark tan one finger head. Great head retention and lacing.
The smell, apart from a slight metallic note, is awesome. Tons of toast and roasted malt with a good shot of coffee. There is some fruitiness going on too.
The flavor is a lot more bold than the aroma. Dark roast coffee and dark fruit along with some burnt caramel. Dark chocolate accompanies a high bitterness with a bit of cream to finish is off. Moderate mouthfeel with a fairly dry finish.
Overall, a really good, if not excellent, stout. While the aroma is lacking a bit it is full of flavor and stops short of being over the top remaining quite drinkable. Very nice.
rejtable (1122) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Oh yeah. Pours jet black with an initial tan head that fades and no lacing. Nose is roasted malt and some molasses. Notes of espresso, licorice, molasses, bitter chocolate and some fruityness in the background. Taste are med/heavy sweet and med/heavy bitter. Full, oily and somewhat sticky body with a long lasting bitter finish. Very drinkable.
lukedarock (78) - Howell, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Chocolate caramel scent and taste along with a smooth yet somewhat bitter finish make this stout a must drink go bells
gurn13 (3) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2014 does not count
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very good stout, smooth with chocolate notes and a good malty flavor. Recommended.
Gmku (294) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 18, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A glass of inky blackness. Faintly smoky in the aroma. A delectable tongue coating oatiness, that is well supported by considerable roast character as well as supple chocolate. Extremely good and deserving of all its fame.
sturmthis (129) - USA - JAN 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Definitely get a smell of coffee on the first whiff. Just a light smell of chocolate. This a pitch black beer with minimal head. A slightly sweet beer with a hint of saltiness. Creamy in texture and a medium body. A bitter aftertaste that doesn’t linger very long. I would easily buy a 6er of this beer.