dlovell2 (947) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from 16 oz can. Pours dark brown with foamy tan head. Roasted malt with some caramel aroma with an earthy pine hoppiness. Flavor starts with Roasted malt, molasses and brown sugar. Finishes out with a earthy pine hop. Thick creamy head sticks on. Creamy oily mouthfeel.
snoworsummer (2605) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a can. Pours very dark brown with a bubbly beige head. Tastes like dark coffee, dark chocolate, toasted malt, molasses, booze. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like dark chocolate, booze, dark coffee, syrup, burnt toast.
sonnycheeba (3848) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, spicy hops, some earthiness, and some faint fig and prune. Flavor is dry, ashy malt base, some espresso, dark chocolate bitterness, and some spice. Medium body and carbonation.
nielsedd (78) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer is really good. Pours like a Russian Imperial Stout! Tastes nice and hoppy with a good malty backbone. And it was on sale for $4 for four 16-ounce cans!
nuplastikk (4741) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
16oz can. Chunky thick black body. Big, steady tan-beige head. Roasty, oily aroma. Big in some respects, but kind of a hollow center, almost like a nitro. Thick, sticky specialty malt tones. The wheat gives it a little depth, Big and rich, approaching Double Black IPA. Solid offering, enjoyable.
DialSquare (3022) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler from Daily Growler, UA. Blackish pour with a thin light tan head. Aroma of cocoa, roasty, floral. Tastes are caramel, evergreen, coffee, oatmeal, cocoa, citrus, pine. bipa’s aren’t my favorite, but this does seem a good one.
fiercepanda (600) - Missouri, USA - SEP 24, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A black beer with a small tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, citrus, and chocolate. The flavor is smoky, chocolate, and citrus.
RussianDragon (564) - - SEP 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle from TW. Pours a dark brown with light passing on the rim. Beige head fades to an even wisp with moderate lacing. Aroma is roasted malt and hop bitterness with slight anise note. Flavor is smooth and oily - hops, roasted malt and creamy mouthfeel with a lactic tang in the finish. Solid and worth seeking out.
Huhzubendah (2721) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by RussianDragon. Thanks man.
The beer is opaque and deep, dark brown with a thick, beige head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, pine. Hop forward with warming alcohol and resinous pine. Medium bodied with lingering roast. Dark chocolate and a touch of licorice. Solid.
kaser (3302) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Black pour from 22 oz bottle. Off white head. Walnut and black licorice aroma. Cocoa coffee raisin and nutty. Complex. Pretty good. Leaves a bitter and dry taste on the pallett