Tessic (906) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This stout poured a deep black colour with a dark brown head. Scents include cocoa, coffee and caramel. First sip was silky smooth with flavours of lite chocolate and coffee flavours. Finish is burnt and black coffee like. Burnt flavour lingers....
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Smells and looks like the groundcover of unsaid northeastern woodlands. Indeed, it tastes more like actual dirt and wet wood than most - which is to say, lots of burnt oat effect. In moments, I appreciated the overstatement - but not a beer I’d get again.
jtclockwork (8896) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle thanks to randomgarbage. Pours very dark brown with tan brown head. Nose and taste of lactose, burnt oatmeal, burnt coffee, burnt chocolate, dry grain, burnt toast and burnt licorice. Lighter bodied.
tmoreau (2559) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gift bottle brought back by neighbors from latest Minn. trip. Poured to a Czech-pils glass showing a ruby highlighted, black/brown color, with a brownish tan, froth & bubbles head that gradually diminished to a thick ring & bubbly film, and curtainy cling to the lacing. The nose was a hint of sweetness, creaminess & smooth malt, roastiness, cocoa, a touch of vanilla, and coffee/espresso on the back. Medium+ bodied, the flavor presented a roasty, smokey, lingering bitterness that was propelled to the palate by an amped effervescence. Only medium malt backup, with the flaked creaminess more prevalent in the aroma imo. Finished with some tart and dry astringency.
deyholla (6953) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours near black with a dark brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma roasted malts and tobacco with a bit of sweet chocolate underlying. Flavor has more sweet chocolate and sweet dark grains with a bit of a tobacco bite towards the finish.
Mora2000 (5853) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle. Dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is chocolate milk and some roasted malt. Flavor is dry chocolate milk with some bitter roasted malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
Smoothsippin (30) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Earthy aroma, a little malty and toasty. Starts out with a little sweetness and zest in the mouth which quickly transitions to a slightly bittersweet swallow and a pretty clean finish. Overall, a nice milk stout.
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Toasted malt nose. Bready chocolate maltiness. Very smooth with bittersweet finish. Solid
dlbeer (840) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour with tan head. Smells of slight chocolate and sweet milk. Tastes of the same with dark chocolate/coffee bitterness. Good stout.
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yespr (31769) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at Republic. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, liqourice and breadish. Dark malty and breadish, liqourice and roaste malty flavoured. Bitter. dry and roasted herbal. Bitter and dry finish.