UncleKorm (1186) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle poured a clear deep reddish-brown cola hue w/ small tan head. Aroma of grain and malt. Flavor of bitter coca. Medium body and lively carbonation. A very tasty malty stout.
jandd1983 (3710) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - OCT 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a black color with a tiny off-white head. The aroma was of roasted malt, coffee, oatmeal and some chocolate. The taste was of oatmeal, chocolate and roasted malt flavor. A very good Oatmeal Stout.
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - OCT 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Toasted dark chocolate, with a chalky mouthfeel. Very smooth, easy to drink; almost like chocolate milk.
Strykzone (6275) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Dark brown with a ring. A nose of chocolate and that is alsointhe flavor. Soft bittering hops. Oatmeal. Gentle fruit. Tadty stuff.
peteinSD (1456) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at brewpub. Black pour with tan foam. Aroma is rich chocolate, roast, and some coffee. Taste is dominated by smooth and rich chocolate followed by roast, oats, coffee, and a small amount of malt sweetness. Contrasting hop bitterness on the finish as well. Even, creamy mouthfeel. Excellent.
PapaSkeetSkeet (1007) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black mud/cola with tan head. Aroma is light burnt grain. Body is creamy carbonation on moderately silky smooth feel. Flavor is light dark chocolate, moderate burnt toast (yum), some graininess and bitterness.. The burnt flavor is a step up from the usual and make the beer somewhat exceptional. Another fine offering from FW!
Goodgrief (1973) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown pour with a quickly dissipating head. Some burnt cocoa aroma. Cocoa and coffee are definitely there, but a roasted lactic flavor a well. It wasn’t bad, but I don’t think I would buy this again.
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Max’s Taphouse, Baltimore - 22/05/12.
Very dark brown in colour verging on black with a medium beige head.
Heaps of chocolate on the nose, roasted malt a little coffee.
Taste as nose - hints of vanilla also/
Medium bodied, lowish carbonation, dry roasty finish.
Buukwurm (39) - California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: caramel, Coffee
Appearance: black, clear, minimal head,
Taste: medium bitterness, lightly sour
Palate: soft carbonation, medium body, creamy,
DialSquare (4123) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle courtesy of Lynn (from Lee’s in Vegas). Black pour with thin tan head. Aroma is toasty malt and light smoke. Taste is cocoa, dark fruit, oat and coffee. Clean and crisp.