RobertDale (5441) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours almost black with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, caramel, and lactose. Nice.
Leighton (18527) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared during RBWG 2014 Asheville - Late Nite session. Cheers! Pours clear, rich brown with a creamy tan head. Great balance to this one. Nice rounded chocolate character, some earthy bitterness. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Dry chocolate in the finish, with moderate earth and roast. Really solid overall.
TheBeerGod (6010) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 15, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. 2015 Vintage. Black pour with a short, foamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, big vanilla, roasted malt, light coffee and light lactose. Taste is big vanilla, coffee, chocolate notes, chocolate pudding, roasted malt and lactose notes. Body is medium with a moderate bubbly carbonation. Slightly dry during the finish as well. Ends with more big vanilla notes, caramel, chocolate, lactose notes, roasted malt and coffee.
GenDV138 (5988) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of vanilla and roast. Tastes of vanilla, roast, chocolate, cocoa, coffee. Medium body with a dry finish. Better than expected.
Travlr (21442) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Extremely dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of Hersheys syrup and vanilla. Taste is herbal sweet vanilla. Nice.
tia (1737) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ brewery. Dark brown with tan head and decent lacing. Smells very sweet and a little chocolaty with some dry roast. Flavor is a little funky- set them a touch sour then roasty. A tad disjointed but not unpleasant.
wedgie9 (2633) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted from growler at the late night tasting after the Grand Tasting at RBWG Asheville. Pours opaque dark brown with an average tan head that leaves average lace. The nose is some dark roasted coffee, and creamy dark chocolate. The flavor is a bit more vanilla, full of roasted coffee and dark chocolate bitterness. The body is full with average carbonation and a long vanilla and dry bitter finish.
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
4/11/2014. on tap at The Bucket Trade. Dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt aromas with chocolate. Creamy mouthfeel and a nice balance between the malt, vanilla and chocolate flavors. Not bad at all.
SpringsLicker (3456) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2014 RBWG Sat night Downtown Inn bottle share.
Black with a tan head.
Aroma has coffee and milk chocolate.
The coffee makes up most of the flavor here.
decaturstevo (5788) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and a hinto coffee. Sweet chocolate start with a nice coffee finish. medium bodied start but a bit o watery finish. ok beer