j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at J. J. Bitting. Pours a deep dark black with a thin tanned beige head. Roast and chocolate and coffee on the nose. Roast, medium bodied, cocoa and dry roast. Thins out a bit and empties out as well. Malt and roast into the finish. Cocoa and dry roast. Tasty enough.
rman18 (312) - Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUL 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown, nearly black with a lace of a tan head. Tastes very dark cocoa, coffee and burnt sugar. Its pretty good but should be a winter beer, not sure brewing it in the summer is a wise choice.
jcwattsrugger (11454) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours black with a thin light brown head. Aroma is roasty dark malt-cocoa, molasses. Taste is roasty dark malt-cocoa, molasses, earthy hops. Drying finish. Occasional.
jtclockwork (10663) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2012 Draft. Pours black with brown head. Jose and taste of dry roasted coffee, roast chocolate and a tinge of warming alcohol. Very dry roasted finish. Medium body.