SiddFinch (155) - Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2003
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2004 Aroma is primarily the burnt, roasted malts. Flavor is smokey and coffee. There appears to be some fruity notes underneath the smoke, but its hard to tell. Some dry hops up front and a fairly bitter finish.
DrewTaylor (154) - Michigan, USA - DEC 24, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a thin creamy darker head. Aroma is roasty with strong chocolate. Taste is thick and creamy with sweetness and evident chocolate hints. Very good sweeter stout.
k4df4l (154) - DTown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2007
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle - black pour with brown highlights and a brown cola head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, caramel and chocolate. Flavor is roasted malts/coffee, chocolate with a sweet favor that gives way to a slight hop dry finish. Single bottle sample.
bsawatzky (153) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2005
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
poured dark brown with thin creamy dark tan head that stayed around edge of glass and made for nice lacing. smelled sweet with scents of roasted mals, coffee, and chocolate. the taste was of the same with nice sweetness. a definite earthy flavor as well. an interesting brew for sure. enjoyable.
Dextolen (151) - Michigan, USA - OCT 13, 2004
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours very dark, nearly opaque, even when held to the light. Nice thick, frothy coffee colored head that takes it’s time going down. A roasty malt and chocolate smell. My wife says ’chocolate covered coffee beans’. Nice full mouthfeel, goes down smooth. Tastes of chocolate and bittersweet tones. Good stuff, very smooth.
Sombeast (151) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 12, 2007
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Drank a pair of bottles with my ex-boss tonight. Poured a 1-finger head, very dark. Smooth enough to almost be mistaken for an oatmeal stout, with a nice roast malt edge. Mouthfeel is wonderful, rich but not excesively sweet. A little lacing left on the glass.
aarossell (151) - Grandville, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Nice. special. creamy. stout-like.
Buy it, it’s one of the nicest stouts you’ll ever drink. Well balanced. Not too nutty, the chocolate-flavor isn’t too strong. Delicious.
Drew Blood (151) - Mt.Prospect, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2001
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I have only yet had this on a CO2 tap but it was still quite nice, for a stout. Sweet and creamy as the name implies. Not the same depth as some of their other stouts but nice.
pbjclimber (150) - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a very dark blown, almost black with a tan head. The taste is of light hops with a complex malt flavor of roasted malts and chocolate, the flavor is rather creamy, almost chewy.
sbroome (149) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
velvety smooth, like a guinnes with a ting of carbonation. a good stout, but which it were a little more stand-outish, cheaper and higher in alcohol. i also wish there were no more world hunger, bigger airline seats and a chance to redo one event. beer, making people happy for decaded and decades.