deaconmike (470) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewpub. Dark walnut with reddish highlights and tan head that persists. Goods lacing. Aroma is roast, espresso and chocolate notes. Not very sweet; somewhat bitter and dry. Decent beer
GenDV138 (5737) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
4 oz pour on draft at Capitol City Shirlington. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, roast. Tastes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roasty notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Liked it.
altonbrownd (5519) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at downtown location. Dark brown body with no head. Nose is malty, chocolate. Taste is also of malts, chocolate, spices. Smoky. Creamy texture. For some reason my least favorite of the 5 beers. Not sure why but I just couldn’t take to this one.
Drjohnrock (690) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sampler at the Capitol Hill location on July 11, 2009. Very dark, almost opaque color, aroma off dark roasted malt and coffee, nice flavor of coffee for the most part with a bit of a chemical taste marring things a little. Still, not a bad brew.
bytemesis (6605) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Pours hazy mahogany, medium tan head, good lacing. Aroma is roasty, ashtray. Flavor is light plus sweet, light plus bitter, really roasty, coffee, astray. Lightish body and a bit watery.
OnTheTrail (337) - Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours black, aroma of chocolate , malt, dark fruit, coffee. Taste of chocolate and dark fruit.
ttroha (496) - Americus, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at downtown location. Pours hazy brown with white head. Aroma of coffee,Flavor of coffee, earthly hops and plums. Bitter finish. Light bodied.
ilovedarkbeer (2702) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Pours a dark brown color with a beady taupe colored head. Notes of dark chocolate, coffee, smoke, and fudge. Silky mouthfeel. Solid
rejtable (2302) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at downtown location. Pours murky brown some head and lots of lacing. Nose is coffee, some fruit. Flavours of coffee, milk chocolate, light roast, some plums, some metal. Taste light/medium sweet, light/medium bitter. Light body, bit silky, soft carbonation.
mike5326 (1607) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a tap. Dark brown color, small tan head. Roasted coffee malt aroma. Medium body with a pepper and coffee malt flavor and a medium finish.
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LetsGoState (803) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Appearance is a deep brown. Aroma is roasted malts. Taste has a nice smokiness, but otherwise is light and thin.