TheHOFF43 (1856) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Taster at brewery. Pours dark with decent tan head. Lots of roasted malts, caramel and chocolate on the nose. Thin palate gives way to roasted malts and some bitter cocoa.
euniceradio (340) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nitro tap at source to Nonic pint. Pours black, tan cream head. Aroma of cocoa and dark malts. Aroma is light. Taste is milk chocolate, some toffee and roasted grains. Mouthfeel is light for style. 62 IBUs don’t really shine in finish.
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at Winterfest 2014. Dark pour with a small head. Rich chocolate, roasted malts. Palate is moderate.
Ericular (891) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Canal Park Brewing Company. Looks dark brown with a fine-grained head that coats the sides like foam. Aroma is sweet roasted malts and coffee. Taste is sweet, roasty, caramel, and just a hint of coffee. Palate is unbelievably smooth, thick, and creamy. Goes down very smooth, mabe a smidge too mild. Yet, overall still a great beer.