neepsntatties (1575) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the Deschutes Portland location. Colour... black with faintly garnet edges and minimal head. Nose... lightly hoppy, some roasted malt, mustard(?). Palate... frothy, tangy, light coffee, charcoal, and a mildly bitter finish.
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 22, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Exclusive to Portland Brewpub. Pours black with tan head and minimal lace. Faint smell of bubblegum and chocolate. Taste is quite chocolately, wheaty, with some red fruits. Bubblegum yet bitter finish. Quite different!