daknole (8004) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep brown pour at GABF. nice tan head. Chocolate, raisins, molasses, very light coffee. Full bodied and very tasty.
jackl (3457) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg @ Mellow Mushroom Cíville. The pourís deep brown with a small head. The nose is caramel, chocolate, roasted grain, earth. The taste is slightly tangy raisin, leaf pile. Yeast. Dark cocoa, rocky road. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, pleasant.
Taosmax (25) - - OCT 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear dark black body with a thin layer of creamy head. Sweet roast, chocolate and light molasses aroma. Dark roast and chocolate flavor with some light coffee and molasses. Medium full body with moderately low carbonation.
jtclockwork (6217) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours dark brown. Nose and taste of roast chocolate malt, vanilla and sweet chocolate. Medium body to full.
MrHangover (1785) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample @ GABF 13. Pours a very dark beer with a medium sized, beige head on top. Aroma is chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Flavour is sweet, vanilla and chocolate. Malty backbone, making it sweet. Finish is rather short and sweet. Decent brew, could have had a bit more body to it though.
RABinVA (990) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown pour, tan head, thick lacing. Aroma of espresso and chocolate. Taste is chocolate, coffee, light hints of licorice. A great sipper.
snoworsummer (1003) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours opaque dark brown with a thin tan head. Tastes sweet and nutty, but also like bitter coffee. Pretty good. Hints of chocolate and caramel. Smells like bitter coffee and sweet chocolate. Medium body and low/medium carbonation.
sonnycheeba (2522) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Maxís. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, milk chocolate, light woody notes, prunes, and fig. Flavor is roasted malts, light smoke, light earthy hop bitterness, some chocolate and coffee, and faint dried dark fruit; dry, roast finish. Medium body and low carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (8445) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 26, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Maxís. Pours opaque black with a large, creamy brown head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast, chocolate and coffee malt, prunes, licorice, earthy and woody hops. Flavor is dark malt and fruits, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
obguthr (3311) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Charred oak nose. Mahogany, thin cream colored head. Dark roasted tobacco flavor with raisins underneath. Finishes with black walnut, mediym body. Hearty but lightly sweet. Very nice.