robforbes (2129) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours black like oil with a small brown head, and a little lacing.
smell is of dark chocolate, some espresso, and a touch of vanilla.
taste is thick, milk & dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, a touch of licorice, and some vanilla. ends smooth. very nicely done.
fonefan (42424) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 22fl.oz. @ ChrisO Snow Tasting.
Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, burnt, chocolate, molasses, light wood. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, alcohol, sweet chocolate, sugar - syrup, dark fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. 
eachnotesecure (90) - Kentucky, USA - MAY 26, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bomber. Pour very dark with a caramel colored lacing that disappears quickly. The aroma is very close to the aroma I get from KBS, really great. It tastes rich and brings out chocolate, coffee and some vanilla. One of the best non-ba imperial stouts I’ve had.
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours black with tan head and very little lacing. Aroma of creamy candy chocolate. Taste of milk chocolate, vanilla, and alcohol burn on the back end. It reminds me of drinking a milk chocolate liquor. Very nice desert beer.
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught at Apex. Deep black with tan head. Vanilla, chocolate aroma. Flavor is boozy with dark chocolate, vanilla, almond notes. Viscous mouthfeel. Finishes sweet and warm.
MikeLuke23 (83) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ The Independent. Pours a deep dark chocolate color with a nice brown head. Aroma is chocolate all the way. Flavor is of sweet malt, Coffee, and tons of chocolate. Wow! Great beer.
---Rated @ your Moms House.
VikingHammer (506) - Lynnfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 14, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour black with a small ring of brown bubbles. Head disappear quickly. Aroma is chocolate covered coffee beans with hints of vanilla. Does remind me slightly of biscotti. Thick and rich. Roasted malts are present first then finished sweet and slightly dry.
Ron (3389) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Found my May 2012 notes from visit to Tap and Mallet. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of roasted malts with some coffee and a note of sweet vanilla underlying. Flavor has lots O roasted malts and a hint of coffee with a sweet finish of vanilla. A little bit of alcohol burn. Plenty warming.
BOLTZ7555 (3003) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Acquired via Charleston Beer Exchange. Espresso pour with a moderate mocha head. Godiva-coated Kona coffee bean, caramel, vanilla, biscuit, and maple. Hint of honey, touch of toffee, and pinch of prune. Yum.
thomas15 (689) - Alabama, USA - MAY 7, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is nutty vanilla chocolate with slight raisins and a flicker of dark fruit. Appearance is pitch black with sweaty lacing. Taste is chocolate with a nutty aspect with slight roast and some dark fruit sweetness.