DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft behind the tracks. Pours thick jet black with small tan head. Nose is roasty dark malt, chocoff.. Tastes roasty black malty, with cacao, mild coffee and vanilla, and a smooth finish.
EithCubes (5088) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Jet black pour with a creamy beige head. Very smooth and roasty, plenty of chocolate, semi-sweet with gentle bitterness; very smooth med body with low carbonation little bit of water seeping in around the edges.
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a black color with a small sized off white head. Roast, chocolate, some vanilla, and some coffee. Thinner body.
digrod (83) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at TJs. Pours pitch black with minimal head. Aromas of the softest smoke and dark chocolate. Tastes of milky chocolate. Finishes dry and long. Delicious.
boxofrane (2255) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at railroad. Pours pitch black with minimal head. The aroma has chocolate, light coffee, some roasted malt. The taste is very robust for the abv. Coffee and milk chocolate dominates with light coffee grind. Killer.
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear black with a medium, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast and coffee malt, oysters, dates and prunes. Flavor is dark malt dominant with oysters, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
JHeath99 (1117) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pours opaque dark brown with minimal head. Aroma of roasted malts and a weird aroma I can’t place. Taste of a nice strong roastedness.
BOSSbrewer (1979) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had on tap at Max's in Baltimore. Pours opaque with slight tan head. Aroma is slight roast. Slight chocolate. Flavor is sweet chocolate. Sweet flavor but finishes dry. Light bodied.
sonnycheeba (3745) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Frisco. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, earthy hops, light coffee, raisins, and faint toast. Flavor is dry roast malts, light ash, light chocolate and earthy hop bitterness, and faint dark fruit esters; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.