Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Dry Dock. Extra toasty with a touch of ash and backing chocolate. Ashy finish. Bit too much of that.
sonnycheeba (3570) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours opaque black with thick, fizzy tan head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, earthy hops, dark chocolate, figs, and light smoke. Flavor is roast malt forward with some hops (light bitterness) and dark fruit esters; dry finish. Medium body with low carbonation and warmth.
BeerandBlues2 (9730) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 31, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours black with a small, bubbly tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate, cookie and toast malt with earthy hops and dates. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and dark fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.