arminjewell (9256) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap for the first cask Wednesday, 1/2/13. Dark black pour with thin tan head, aroma brought notes of big cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove, some slight chocolate, vanilla, hints of earth, roast, slight espresso notes as well, a bit heavily spiced. Taste is a mix of sweet vanilla, coffee, chocolate, lots of cinnamon, some slight earth with a touch of ginger, allspice, clove in there as well. Finishes fairly sweet, slightly bitter, dry, and spicy. Not much different from the regular version, but tasty.