conway (1580) - - JAN 28, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black with a nice 1 finger khaki head. Aroma and taste are really reminiscent of Nestle Crunch bars. Rice puffs and sweet chocolate candy bar. More rice in the aroma, more chocolate in the taste. Nice coffee/roasted malt notes in the taste as well. Palate is a good bit thinner than I'd like it. Nonetheless, quite tasty even though I think it's more similar to a candy bar than a chocolate shake.
Leafs93 (1729) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is milk chocolate and some roast, it smells fantastic. Taste is sweet. Medium bodied, thin but creamy...not sure if that is just sensory perception due to how it smells. Very enjoyable and not overly sweet.
AdamT (176) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at The Beer Store Wilson. Black hue, zero visibility with fully lasting frothy off-white head. Awesome lacing. Strong chocolate aroma. Mostly all chocolate taste during the experience, there was a hint of vanilla. Oily on the palate. I really liked this one.
superspak (2778) - Michigan, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 3/11/2014. Pours crystal clear very dark brown color with a 1-2 finger light tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, toffee, caramel, fudge, toast, light roast, light vanilla, and toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and cocoa nib notes; with solid strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, caramel, toffee, toast, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, toast, caramel, toffee, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance, complexity, and robustness of dark/roasted malt and cocoa nib flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and smooth mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good chocolate porter. Good robustness and balance of malt and cocoa nib flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle, black pour, brown head. Roasty aroma, chocolate and coffee. Roasty body, chocolate, coffee. creamy porter. I would like a little more roast bite to this beer, but overall a good tasty porter.
onceblind (4472) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear black with a foamy thick light tan head. Nose is sweet and nutty chocolaty with a cookie note and biscuity vanilla. Flavor is medium full with a nice chocolaty well-rounded-ness, some earthy nuttiness, and a light bit of toast throughout. Smooth and lovely.
ben4321 (4066) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Location: Draft at HopsScotch, 1/17/14
Aroma: The nose is rather sweet, with lots of milk chocolate, and underlying roast
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with thick, frothy brown head and some decent lace
Flavor: The flavor is full of sweet milk chocolate too with just a mild bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a smooth, creamy mouthfeel, and a sticky finish
I thought this beer walked right up to the line of being too sweet, and I’m not really sure whether or not it crossed that line. I enjoyed it.
cards04 (1826) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A really delicious porter. Aromatic milk and dark chocolate aromas. Nice chocolate flavors with some mild roast. Thin. Still quite nice.
kaser (3002) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smells and tastes like a Hershey’s kiss. Really sweet and creamy milky taste. Draft at Denver airport. An amazing porter
DrunkSanta410 (306) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a thin, inky black with sligjt, quick dissipating head. Aroma is very chocolatey, with a solid toasty malt backbone. Sweet smelling. Taste is chocolatey with hints of coffee beans. Slightly sweet. Palate is thin and carbonated. Not velvety as described. Great flavor, almost stout like, from this porter.