AdamJackson (2889) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
deep dark brown pour, 1 finger head. Nose is HUGE on the licorice and chocolate. Chocolate, tobacco, smokiness and licorice. Very cheap burnt candies.
Bule (873) - California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a dark color with a fine head. Strong alcohol taste and a little harsh in the aftertaste.
SudsMcDuff (5945) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on Draft @ Nobi Public .. . deep brown black .. . great coco brown head .. . light chocolate, deep grounds, soil, and tar .. . abv is spot on .. . mild mouth, slick finish .. . . my cooking is fabulous, even the fire alarm is cheering me on!
craftycarl21 (2254) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Right on for the style here, and an awesome interpretation. Rich black pour, small beige head. Nose and flavor bring chocolate, espresso, hints of dark fruit. Smooth, complex. Beautiful stuff.
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
9th February 2013
Bruce’s Birthday Bash at the Craft Clerkenwell. What a haul from Birthday boy - outstanding! Opaque black - brown beer, little pale tan head. Palate is light and crisp. Mild minerals. Slightly sweet dark chocolate. Touch of licorice. Smooth sweet finish. Very nice!
Errl (1735) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a dark tan head..Nose is boozy,plum,fig,sweet,wood,dark fruit..Taste is fig,dark fruit,boozy,dry,wood,nutty.
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz. bottle served in a Southern Tier tulip.
A: Pours a blackish color with brown highlights. A light khaki head. Recedes to a thin cap. Some splotchy lace is left down the glass.
S: Oaky with some light roasty malts. C hocolate withe some figs and dark fruit flavors. Light boozy notes.
T: Even more oaky than the nose suggests. Dark chocolate with a some roasted malts and brown sugar sweetness. Raisins and figs. Boozy sweetness on the backend, but not too hot.
M: Medium bodied with a medium carbonation level. Sweet and roasty finish.
O: This was too oaky at this point. Hopefully some time will blend the beer together a little better.
Serving type: bottle
radagast83 (5087) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle, provided by Huhzubendah. Thanks! Poured a maroon color. Dark fruits, some ruby notes. Flavor was fruits, coffee, and chocolate. This was pretty tasty. Touch of booze on the nose and on the tongue. Enjoyable.
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
gray brown, thin cream head. Salty plum nose, thin, umami, light chocolate. Flavor is less salt, chocolate and roast mid, finishes with brownie and cake. Thick and full, rich.
argo0 (11666) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle, thanks Huhzubendah. Black body with brown edge, small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, alcohol warming, light raisin. Sticky medium-full body, minimal carbonation.