coolfunnj (343) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
chocolate licorice espresso caramel all there maybe some raisin also..very dark brown no light thru glass,thin disappearing tan head some lacing..tastes like the aroma with maybe a peppery bite too at the end very nice..surprisingly full bodied for the abv with light carbonation and lingering finish overall very nice and substantial stout that tastes like a Russian imperial
Andrew196 (1277) - Katy, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Motor oil color, slim light beige head. Cocoa powder, roasted pumpernickel aroma. Nice flavor, chocolate, some alcohol, menthol, coffee medium bodied feel. A benchmark sort of stout...good.
mfhennig (270) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice near black color with a beige head that fades away quickly. Nose is bitter roasted coffee and cooked oats.. Flavor has some bitter cocoa and old stale coffee. Nice oily mouthful. This had all the flavor and aroma of a really good Imperial Stout without the ABV. Very well done!
Nealio (2) - Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2016 does not count
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Beautiful head which subsides after a minute. Rich dark color with hint of red rif one looks closely. Smell is typical stout. Nice sweetness and body. Finish is dry and roasty. Chocolate and coffee.
rick_91709 (320) - USA - DEC 28, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured from a bottle. Ink black. Almost no head. Very muted coffee aroma. Slightly bitter coffee taste. Mouthfeel is slightly creamy. OK.
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jefcon (1592) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Small bead head with a smooth and slightly lively mouthfeel. Plenty of chocolate and toast. Some nutty flavors on the finish. Slightly bitter.
TheJester (2372) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
355 mL bottle. Looks like a stout. Not much head. Super roasty in the nose. Almost burnt toast. Strong aroma. Espresso. Nice. The flavour is not as big as the aroma. Everything is muted and muddled. Still good, though. Could use a little more bitterness too.
BREWMUSKCLES (2506) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
big smooth full and velvety in the body. ash ,cocoa maybe even coal to the flavors with caramel to sweeten it. almost a Bavarian smoke really. bitter and dry and you would think bigger in the abv. some mellow salt.
keepersj12 (3036) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with an off white head. The aroma is roast malts and a bit of chocolate. The flavor has more chocolate and a nice sweetness. The finish is smooth and light.
climberbob (360) - Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle into stout glass. Looks like a stout. Not a lot of aroma - some mild notes of dark chocolate. Slightly bitter dry full bodied beer. Not as creamy a mouth feel as I hoped based on the commercial deScription. Chocolate notes. Good solid stout. Will go back to it.
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