TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the restaurant in Sunvalley shopping mall. Long lasting brown head. Clear dark brown color. Coffee and roasted malty aroma. Smooth roasted malty taste with a bit malt acidity. Medium bitterness and body.
Lowe1983 (1480) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a black color with a light tan head. Aroma is of roasted malts, coffee, and some chocolate. Flavor is light and creamy with the roasted malts and coffee. Not much lingering flavor.
UDBeernut (2555) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
dark pour, cream hued head. light body, almost a nitro like mouth feel. some roasted malt, patented malt, balanced sweetness.
GenDV138 (5469) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4-5 oz pour on draft at BJís (Gainesville, VA location) with a Mustang Sally yelling DCLawyer. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, roast. Tastes of dark chocolate, caramel, syrup. Medium body with a dry finish.
prawlie (1465) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Nice and well balanced porter with an attractive treacle aroma. I went for a BJs flight and this was the pick of the bunch.
HourGlass13 (535) - North Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2016
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On nitro. Pours up a dark brown, nearly black, with moderate tan head. Slight smoky, roasted aroma. Taste is nutty with a slight smoke and coffee presence. Smooth and creamy from the nitro, but still thin and watery with not enough body. Much lighter palate than expected.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6457) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled on nitro draft at the Frederick MD location this beer poured a black color with a huge creamy beige head that lingered forever and left incredible lacing. The aroma was toasty and a bit smoky with vanilla and coffee notes. The flavor was smooth, toasty, and woody with vanilla cream and light fruity hops. Medium length finish. Moderately full bodied and very creamy. Solid.
bytemesis (6289) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 5, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nitro pour. Murky chestnut, medium creamy beige head, good lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, lactose sugar, light coffee. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, watery with some light roasty notes and not much else. Medium body, watery mouthfeel.
ajnepple (4819) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 6, 2015
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
On nitro tap at BJís in Fort Collins. Brown/black appearance with a lingering tan head. The aroma is smoky, burnt plastic, earth and light molasses. Similar flavor, light roasted and vegetal with a meaty, light smoky finish. Way off, I could barely stomach it. Yuck.
rlgk (17116) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at BJ:s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Brea. Black beer with a nice lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, coffee, licorice, cocoa powder, some toffee and burnt malts. Roasted coffee flavor, vinous, fruity, cocoa powder. Slightly thin but still a good porter.