BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog from last summer. Pours with a deep brown hued body and a large tan head. Aromas are great. Saw dust, chalky, nutty, cocoa on the nose. Dark fruits, iodine, rich chocolate. Flavors are raisiny, malty, toasty, nutty, leather, light melanoidin. Medium low bitterness. Very dry finish despite the malt. Fuller carbonation.
baraciisch (1531) - USA - JAN 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown in color... Nutty aroma... Flavor is caramel, nutty malts, hints of chocolate, coffee... Kind of watery, but fairly easy to drink... Decent
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Theydon_Bois (7004) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Capones Black Friday Bash, Norristown PA, 29/11/13.
Light black with a moderate tan swirl.
Nose is cocoa, roast malt, light metallic tinge, vanilla, faint lick’o’coffee.
Taste comprises light roast, sweet tones, mineral bite, brown sugars, dark fruit rip, marzipan, earthy cocoa.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweet and drying conclusion.
Decent enough porter.
Westkyoto77 (441) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Devil Craft. Rich jet-black, minimal head. Aromas of sticky malt, burnt black sugar. Flavours of liquorice, dark chocolate. Smooth as silk. Lovely.
alobar (2620) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Capone’s. Pours like dark cola. Smooth body. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit and espresso. Dark fruit sweetness with espresso, chocolate, and a hint of hops. Very nice beer!
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Craft. Pours dark brownish black with minimal khaki head.Nose was roasty dark malt, figgy fruit, coffee.Tasted of roasty malt, cacao, coffee, mild fig.
boxofrane (1881) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2013 Draft at craft ale house. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. The aroma has light roast and coffee. The taste is light chocolate, some coffee, weird aftertaste. Thin brew.
drsordr (895) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at brewpub. Very dark brown with amber hue. Nose roast, chocolate, and malted milk balls. Taste malt, roast, chocolate, some alcohol. Bitter and roast on the finish.
brokensail (9944) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black in color with a khaki head. Nice roasted malt aroma, cocoa powder, dark fruit, and some earthy hops. Nice sweetness of molasses and dark fruit on the flavor. Earthy hops, licorice, molasses, and coffee. Some chocolate and cocoa powder on the finish.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beachwood. Clear dark maroon color, beige head. Aroma of roasted coffee grounds. Taste is coffee, bitter cocoa. Nice stuff.