SwedeDog (364) - Windsor, Connecticut, USA - MAR 25, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Drank this as a tribute to the old Irishman, Jim Calhoun. At first, I was doubting itís potential, but I guess it did itís job after all. As a beer, though, itís really nothing special. Very watery. Very thin. Not bad, mind you, just not much of anything. I guess thereís a bit of chocolate and very mild roasted malts in the mouth, but thatís about it. Smooth going down, and not as bitter as I had expected. Not bad.
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Heavy tan head, high carbonation, black body. Nice sweet aroma, very smooth, somewhat like milk chocolate. Bacon taste in the body, some smoked quality as well, hops are present. Bitter ending, probably from roasted malts.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark black color with a medium creamy brown head that lasts for a while. Chocolate, roasted malt and coffee aromas. Very bitter strong coffee flavor.
rsmeds (228) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Virtually opaque black, with a foamy brown head (fairly good retension).
Heavily roasted malt aroma of freshly ground coffee, dark chocolate, sweet dark fruit, spices and bitter hops.
Flavor reflects aroma, albeit somewhat dryer, with a slightly bitter cold coffee roasted aftertaste.
Moderate carbonation, medium body. A nice smooth stout.
wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
dark brown with a tan head. aroma of roasted coffee. bitter roasted flavor with slight acidity. medium body mild carbonation long bitter very dry finish. very drinkable.
radagast83 (5380) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
11 oz or so bottle. Nothing really special about this stout. Not bad, but not spectacular. A bit creamy, with a little bit of sour taste. Deffinately not worth the price I paid for it.
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2006
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(03.11.06) On tap at Firkinís, Libertyville, IL. Blacked hued stout having a long-lived giant creamy off-white head. Faint plastic-like aroma. Medum-to-full bodied stout that starts dry with slight licorice flavor. Finishes dry with light bitterness fade. Creamy and smooth in the mouth. Very mild and practically tasteless but for the slight licorice flavor. Good drinkable dry mild stout that is best enjoyed without food as food flavors overwhelm this beer.
FROTHINGSLOSH (5245) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2006
1.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2006 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large brown head. The aroma is vaguely skunky with a sour tang. The mouthfeel is rather thin for a stout. The flavor is roasted malts and a sharp bitterness. Not very good.
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2006
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask Stillage at the Mill At The Pier, Wigan 09/03/2001
Dark coloured stout with chocolaty and malt flavours.
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2006
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Beer pours a nearly opaque dark brown color with an off-white, large, grothy, mostly and quickly diminishing head. The aroma is, to put it bluntly, pretty yucky. Itís moderately malty with a note of roasted grain, sharp caramel and milk chocolate; hoppy with a trace of herbs; Miscellaneous moderately weighty notes of smoke, rotting banana peel and tin can. The flavor is moderately acidic, moderately bitter and lightly sweet with a long, moderately acidic, moderately bitter, heavily metallic-tasting finish. The body is light, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.