beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 20, 2002
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Black color, medium head. Roasted malts, pronounced chocolate flavor. Dry hopped. Good balance of malts and hops. Finish is smooth and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter and slightly sweet.
joet (2347) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUL 19, 2001
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark brown with caramel and coffee aromas. Very pleasant particulate mouth feel like a partial fining or filtration. It’s good but with the brewery’s description being something black with chocolate aromas, I think this may be a bit thin. Still very nice.