JDBaker11058 (1204) - Maryland, USA - NOV 20, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Appearance: velvety near-black, with a short, creamy, light tan head and some lacing. Aroma: melted milk chocolate, lightly toasted brown bread, cocoa powder, vanilla, and cream. Taste: sweet dark chocolate and vanilla, with a hint of crème fraiche at the end. Finish: smooth, creamy, with lingering delicately sweet milk and dark chocolate notes. Notes: A lot of milk stouts overdo the lactose, leaving a slightly unpleasant sour-ish twang. In this, the lactose was perfectly subdued, giving just enough body and sweetness without that off note. In essence, this beer was like drinking a dark chocolate jello pudding cup. Absolutely phenomenal. I’d drink this every day.
MarkSachon (551) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2014
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. This is nearly perfect and quite enjoyable. Plenty of creamy goodness with nothing over-the-top to spoil things. Not to be missed.
Busick (350) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not a bad stout from Southern Tier! I love the complexity of this brew and how smooth the finish is....this has been their downfall to me in the past!
BLADT (457) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pour. Deep brown, almost black with beige head atop. Soft chocolate nose, with toasted malts and lactose sweetness. Medium body. Bitter chocolate, a little nuttiness, some espresso on taste. Drinks like a single. Alright.
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 355ml. Perhaps not in best of conditions for some reason. Medium to full bodied. Rerate perhaps pending.
CH-303 (1359) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUN 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Very dark brown, some short lived tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted.
Taste: Dark malt, slight coffee, roasted. Sweetness? Good.
Bought: Erzbierschof, 355 ml, CHF 5.90
Info: 27/6-2014, BB: 15/11-2014
sdg (19) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
black, brown foam, chocolate, coffee, slightly roasty, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, bitter, roasty Finish.
Pfeezor (38) - - JUN 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours black, sweet chocolate, liquorice, roasty, bitter, dry.
JHeath99 (782) - - JUN 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Hop City. Pours an opaque dark brown with a ring of tan head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste has coffee but the chocolate really comes through. A roasted malt finish.
Handypaul (185) - - JUN 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a quickly diminishing light brown frothy head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of vanilla, hay and light malts. Medium sweet and light to medium bitter in a light body, oily to sticky mouthfeel, lively carbonation and a sticky sweet finish. Hides the alcohol moderately well.