DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Barrel Draught from the jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 29/09/2005
Dark coloured with some alcohol present. Smoked dry slightly bitter finish.
3fourths (9150) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Skunky sour-milk aroma. Flavor is not that bad. Smooth and mildy roasty, watery finish with some grass flavors, but an OK drink. Average porter.
b3shine (8196) - Indiana, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft to taster at Ram in Indy. Looks solid; a translucent dark cola with very thin light beige lacing. Smells of dark malt, coffee, and roast. Tastes like it smells with a bit of dark chocolate too. Good on the palate. Enjoyable.
SudsMcDuff (8112) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2011
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Had in Dallas @ Humperdinks as the Humperdinks brand .. . Medium dark brown, very light foam .. no lacing .. . low smell of tart burnt molasses .. . thin, and only lightly roasty .. . Disorder is right... . Then came the rocks -- jagged rocks, hitting me with their jags.
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 30, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had at Humperdinks on Greenville. Light brown heead with good lacing. Coffee, sugar, and smoke in the aroma. Taste is sweet and very smokey. Goes down like water.
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had on tap at the Indianapolis Ram. Chocolate and coffee notes, but like they’re mixed with water. Good flavor, just not enough of it.
after4ever (7620) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the Tacoma Waterfront location. Clear, but nearly opaque, brownish black dense creamy head. Smells roasty and a little chocolatey. Creamy body. Light roast and chocolate mid-palate; super drinkable.
onceblind (7529) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2010
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap @ C.B. & Potts in Greenwood Village, CO. Dark deep brown with a light tan foamy head. Smell is malty cocoa with hints of coffee. No surprises there. Taste is very typical of the style: medium bodied with nothes of chocolate, subtle coffee, very light carmel. Has a finish that kinda faded out in flavor, somehwat stale tasting there. Not special, kinda weak.
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Ram - Wheeling, IL. Poured a clear, deeper brown with no head after a few seconds. Some dark chocolate and coffee notes in the aroma.. quite light and hard to pin down. Flavor found mildly-roasted dark and milkier chocolates (nice blend)... some light coffee bitterness... powerfully average porter. Flavors kind of dissapeared on the back-end... not good overall.
Ernest (7376) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Body is dark brown.
moderately malty (roasted grain, dark chocolate),
lightly hoppy (grapefruit),
with a light note of vanilla.
moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
lightly sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly astringent.