oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@SBWF2012. Deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, mild liquorice and toffee. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, toffee and some sweet maltyness. Also some slight vanillaish notes.
omhper (18963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottled at SBWF. Near black, small beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate. Sweet with full body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Toffeeish chocolate, not much else. Fairly low bitterness. A candyish superficial beer, Southern Tier style.
anders37 (15545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with weak hints of bourbon. Roasted malty bitter chocolate flavor with oaky bourbon hints. Has a roasted malty oaky chocolate finish.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma is dominated by fudge with notes of light mint, roasted malt, and coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, fudge, graham cracker, marshmallow, bourbon, and light vanilla.
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle. Medium tan head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, mocha, light coffee liqueur. Taste is just as it smells. Medium body, low carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBC 22oz bottle-pours black/mahogany with a brown head that laces. Aroma is rich chocolate/cocoa-dark malt. Taste is rich chocolate/cocoa/caramel-dark malt, earthy hops. Didn’t pickup any bourbon character.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Date: December 02, 2012
Appearance: muddy brown, frothy tan head
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma, caramel sweetness enrichens the chocolate, touch of vanilla
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, vanilla sweetness, light roast
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 17/20
Score: ***+ /4
bhensonb (10352) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 6, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the tap house. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Huge chocolate and bourbon aroma. Full bodied; creamy. Flavor is smooth bourbon, but turns very chocolate as the bourbon slips away. Smooth, gets a little ashy, not too bitter and the heat is very low key. Excellent ale.
Tmoney99 (10085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by jmborggren. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted dark malt and soft alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark sweet flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of long duration. Standout complex beer.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear amber brown color, bright beige head. Aroma of malted milk balls, vanilla. Taste is chocolate soda bread. Nice.