dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep dark pour with a single finger head. Big coffee aroma. Taste is full of coffee. Smooth mouth. A lot like drinking a latte. Pretty good.
WillRunForBeer (1170) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On nitro at Ward 8. Excellent coffee aroma. Thick 1 finger head. Smooth mouthfeel. Dark malt and coffee. Delicious!
BVery (7472) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nitro tap at Willimantic Brewing. Dark pour with a huge nitro head. Coffee and chocolate - smooth palate. Easy drinking.
Kralmajales (25) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great taste and milky palate. Organic coffee with a little chocolate moo to it. Great dessert beer.
Travlr (14777) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Guest tap at Willimantic. Very dark maroon brown color, thick tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of coffee, prunes, plums. Taste is dark fruity coffee. Light body. Tasty.
BeerandBlues2 (10546) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Willimantic. Pours clear black with a large, creamy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is chocolate and coffee malt with prunes and leather. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and medium bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
blipp (6671) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Coffee, chocolate, and lightly roasted malts and grains. Pretty good.
szinck1 (25) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - APR 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the tap. Heavy nitro characters surprised me a bit; poured more like a stout with fine, thick head; lots of retention. Roasted coffee bean aroma, some vanilla. Sweet, dark malt taste with mild caramel to finish. Some lingering, but not heavy bitter coffee which is good.
j12601 (7395) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a clear amber tinged brown with a thin white head. Soft roast on the nose, light chocolate, cocoa and toast. Medium bodied, soft cocoa and toasty malt. Smooth bitterness into the finish. Easy drinknig.
radarsock (1106) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
650 mL bottle purchased from Leary’s for $5. Pours a burnt ruby brandy brown with a smallish, lacy off-white head which rested nicely atop. Smells and tastes predominately of Starbucks beans (Blonde Roast), cherry tomatoes, wax, caramel and a tinge of yeast and vanilla by swallow.