bytemesis (5194) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours opaque black, medium beige head, great lacing. Aroma is roasty, light ash, coffee, burned malts. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter. Lightish body, creamy mouthfeel. Not bad.
nittanyjim (84) - - MAR 28, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black, very thin tan head. Clean nose, faint coffee smell. Coffee/sweet taste. Silky mouthfeel, but with small bubble carbonation. Nice...Not overpowering with the coffee...just mild bitter finish.
GenDV138 (4121) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4 ounce pour on draft at Burley Oak. Black with tan head. Aromas of roast, dark chocolate. Tastes of roast, dark chocolate, coffee. Medium body with a dry finish.
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the source. Dark brown color. Chocolate coffee aroma. Taste of caffe macchiato. Decent.
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a deep black with a small bubbly tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, tobacco, caramel and tobacco. Flavor of roasted malt, tobacco, caramel and dark chocolate.
radio_nowhere (1258) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample at the brewery, opaque deep dark brown color with tan head. Aroma of heavy dark chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Taste follows the aroma with heavy bakers chocolate notes and faint fruity hops. Medium-light body, low-moderate carbonation, creamy with roast finish. Very nice porter.
Iphonephan (5001) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, coffee and smoky notes in the flavor. Bitter roasted finish.
devman171 (1222) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black on tap, aroma is roast and chocolate, taste is similar with a nice but a bit rough finish
ROGUE (2152) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - AUG 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler fill at Brewery. Pours a deep dark brown color with a one inch thick frothy tan head that lasts. Aroma of deep roastiness, mild hops, chocolate and caramel sweetness. Flavor is heavy roasted malts with a nice sweetness, that is balanced nicely by hops. The finish is somewhat dry with the hops lingering on the finish. Medium creamy body with medium carbonation.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Serving: Draft at the brewpub. It pours a very dark brown, almost black. There was lots of dark plum, a light smokiness, chocolate, oak, and slight roasted notes. Very smooth and rather tasty.