arnold931 (706) - Iowa, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with decent tan head. Nose is chocolate and coffee. A little watery in the mouthfeel. Nice bitterness.
gopherfan99 (704) - CROATIA - MAY 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, pours dark with a tan head, taste starts sweet with chocolate and some milk and has a light bitter coffee finish, pretty good
bookman10 (691) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2011
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours a deep black with minimal head. There are some chocolate and coffee flavors at work. Unfortunately, there’s also an undeniable hint of leather in the background.
freeofthoughts (680) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours very deep brown near black with a ring of soda like fizz. Light aromas of roasted grains and kind of a cream soda vanilla thing. Smooth crisp flavor starting out with a sweet sparkling carbonated light grain but passing through a light hearted British malty fruity ale thing to a final resting place that brings out a light chocolate coffee bitterness and roasted tones held under but the light sweet nature of the overall beer. Earthy dark character with a hint of creaminess and toasted bread burnt on the corners. Decent brew for a modest sweet stout.
bluemooner (657) - East Bethel, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a rich black with a smal tan head. Aroma is rich and sweet with notes of chocolate, malt, and caramel. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, cream, caramel, and notes of cloves and anise. Rich, smooth body with little carbonation. Very good.
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
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasty, with a massive roasted java front that screams fresh coffee. That no beans were used in the recipe never fails to impress me; the magic of malt is a wonderful thing. Sweetens as it warms, developing underlying notes of chocolate and dried fruit. Finishes dry, with a prolonged coffee fade. Moo Joos makes a nice pint, a bit of a middle ground between a sweet and a dry oatmeal stout.
Nsanders (619) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Near black with a quickly fading brown head. Very rich, malty aroma with a light smokey note. Moderately sweet turns to a slight bitter finish. Smooth, but lighter than expected, fizzy.
HuskerTan (617) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 17, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A- Roasty, malty, slightly smokey, cocoa.
A- Black color, black liquid, brown head.
T- Roasty, slightly bitter, slightly malty, dry cocoa.
P- Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation, roasty finish.
O- Full of roastiness but not a lot else. I was expecting a slightly sweet and smooth drink but it was a whole lot of roastiness and not much else in terms of aroma or flavor. Just needed some more depth to it.
hamilton23 (616) - Alpine, California, USA - AUG 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from 12 oz bottle. Pours black with about 2-3 fingers of creamy thick tan head. Aroma is toasted oats and some cocoa. Taste is some chocolate and toasted malts. Super smooth. Not terribly sweet, but still really good.