DrunkSanta410 (584) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Luckys. Pours black, nice tan head, Aroma of cocoa, chocolate malts, coffee. Taste is coffee, chocolate, smooth, slightly roasted malts. Velvety mouthfeel. Nice!
jahshuwuh (487) - USA - APR 2, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark cola color minimal light khaki head. Smells of chocolate, tobacco, malt. Taste is a smooth chocolate, grape, slight roastedness, caramel malt, coffee, very minor hops. Easy drinking, light mouth, minimal carbonation.
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mstrcrwly (644) - New York, USA - MAR 31, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle poured into a tulip..dark brown with a nice tan head..aroma of coffee,chocolate,roasted nuts..smooth,dry,roasty..really good.
peterschreurs (95) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from the bottle. Dark brown with a small lite brown head that faded quickly. Smells like wet oatmeal, coffee, and cocoa. Roasted malt dominates the palate at first but it slowly mellows out with caramel and vanilla. Medium body, nice beer overall.
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rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAR 16, 2015
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours pitch black with a medium tan head and just a little bit of head retention.
The aroma is slightly metallic but also has some vanilla and mocha notes.
The flavor is really the showstopper here as it just unleashes mocha, caramel and vanilla along with having a silky (or velvet) smooth mouthfeel. A great example of the style and a wonderful beer.
DSG (8346) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[2/17/15] Draught at Firestone Walker in Paso Robles. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, oatmeal and a bit of coffee. Roasty flavor with chocolate, coffee, some oatmeal and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Pretty nice.
pressboxjoe (282) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Milky silky chocolate roast. Nice flavorful beer. Smells a little burnt. Nice flavor for the ABV. I was enjoying this one night when I realized how late it was and that I had to go to bed. Left quarter of a glass in my minifridge, what the heck - would lose its carb but still be drinkable. Well it was fine several days later when I went back to it, no carb at all but still good flavor. And now my minifridge smells like it, which is kinda nice.
djd07 (5889) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown with paperthin tan head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is bready malt and roast. Thin mouthfeel with strong dark chocolate, roast, with lingering dryness, very good.
pacv27 (53) - - MAR 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Foamy light brown head 3 fingers in depth. Dark brown color w/amber hues. Aroma is oatmeal, barley, coffee with hints of dark chocolate. Taste follows the nose w/ this one with a velvety smooth texture. However, the mouthfeel is a little thin for what I would like i a stout. Would have liked a little more chocolate character with some vanilla thrown in. Still good though.
Luvystypotables (1016) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of coffee and chocolate pours black with a short lasting tan well laced head. Minimal carbonation creamy feel full bodied with a taste of chocolate and coffee with a bitter chocolate finish.