arminjewell (6070) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour on tap at the brewpub, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of roast, chocolate, coffee into dark fruits, slight anise notes, hints of a spice and caramel note as well in there. Taste is a mix of dark fruit, anise, and caramel into chocolate, coffee, roast, finishing fairly bitter, slightly sweet.
Gription79 (2235) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at the brewery. This is a roasty imperial stout, dry finish, ashy, coffee, slight rubbery notes. This is a too dry for me.
brokensail (10640) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
On tap @ Equinox. Black pour with a tan head. Roasted malt, blue cheese, and licorice on the nose. Ash, nut shells, and earth/dirt on the finish. Meh. Flavor has a really strong blue cheese note. Big roast and ash. Licorice, molasses, nut shells, and dirt.
Experiment_Ale (913) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
At Equinox. Pours dark black with red Hugh, very small head. Nose is milky lacto malt, roasty nutty. Taste is nutty roasty malt, a little harsh.
gmellison (411) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at equinox. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla. Taste is coffee and some dark chocolate, pretty tasty.
Sledutah (4298) - Utah, USA - JUN 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub
Black with a small tan head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and roasted coffee. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and caramel
Ratman197 (9518) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Equinox poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas oroastiness, bitter chocolate and light coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastyiness, bitter chocolate and coffee with a smooth lingering coffee finish.
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Equinox. Black with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma, coffee, chocolate, dark fruit. Smooth and creamy. Hoppy finish. Impressive.
jcnielsen (2001) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Equinox Brewery. Pours a black color with off white head. Roasted, chocolate, dark malty flavors. One my favorite Equinox beers that I had during my visit.
gnoff (7671) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the brewery on October 9, 2012
Black color, brown head. Malty, sweet, roasted taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Sweet malty scent.