rougeau13 (2003) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nitro at Flying Saucer Sugar Land. Dark brown or black with a big, creamy, beige head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted coffee. Taste is semi-sweet stout- roasted and just a little sweet. Medium-full bodied, fluffy and smooth.
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A good stout and it’s nice to be back into the dark beers with the recent weather changes in Texas. A good roasty, burnt and malty flavor. No hints of bell pepper that sometimes hit me wrong in bad stouts.
sonnycheeba (3560) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours opaque black with a thick pillow of beige head on top; outstanding retention that lasts to the bottom of the pint. Aroma is roast malt, vanilla, figs, light caramel, plums, and faint woody notes. Flavor is sweet malts and dark fruit esters with and some dry earthy notes towards the end; dry finish. Full body with low carbonation.
jjuf1853 (1238) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nitro draft at Trinity Brass Tap. Poured a near black color with a creamy tan head. Aroma had roasted malt notes with slight hints of chocolate. Sadly, no coffee to be found. The mouthfeel was more watery than smooth or velvety as one would hope with a nitro stout. Finish had sour notes instead of the expected bitter notes. Not overly impressed.
JorisPPattyn (7926) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2003
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(draught) Pitch-black; greige dense head. Burnt/roasted barley, sulphury nose. Taste is meaty, yeasty and roasted barley. Soy sauce Japanese style, but less salty. Fleeting glimpse of buckwheat-flour. Full-bodied, on the verge of oily. OK Stout. Looks are more Guinness-like than the taste - well, OK.
Camons (5961) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ the brewpub, Denver, Co. Black with a lasting light brown head. Nose of Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Taste of coffee, dark choocolate, dark dried fruit, blackberries, sugar. Medium body, soft carbonationed, creamy mouthfeel. Decent, but nothing special. 031210
Hair6a11 (1360) - Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On nitro draft at the ballpark brewpub. Pour is fine bubbled, khaki, as you’d expect from a nitro tap. Cola brown with a hint of amber; its tough to get past the head on this one; anyway, the nose is cream, obviously, and sweet caramel, and a hint of cocoa. The flavor profile has a bitterness from the hop profile, a light smoked element, cocoa, and a bit of grain from the oatmeal. Its a nice drinker, actually.
jbatman (13) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
This beer had SO much potential. Pours jet black, with an oil thickness, and a solid 1" bright white dense foam head.
The smell is slightly sweet and a little tangy. Had in a busy bar setting so may not have had the best opportunity.
The taste is where everything went downhill. The overall profile was terribly underwhelming. Subtle chocolate/sweet notes, followed by a sourness that I didn't tend to agree with. If there were any coffee in it I would have had to dig deep for it.
I will say this though, it was one of the only beers I've ever had that left about half an inch of head at the bottle on the glass when I was finished.
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hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at brewpub. Poured off of nitro. Creamy smooth stout with notes of chocolate, coffee and nuts.
Kevin (2084) - New Mexico, USA - MAR 6, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
nitro pour, well, it smells like something on nitro, light cocoa comes through. a nice looking beer. dark in color with the white head playing well against the dark body. the beer version of cookies and cream ice cream and folgers coffee, but watered down so just the astruingent coffee note lingers. but it does have a nice balance between the sugary cream and and bitter coffee with a bit of dry cocoa lingering.