ajnepple (3788) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz single bottle from Applejack. Black appearance with a light brown head, lingering with sticky lacing. Roasty and malty with notes of sweet chocolate and light coffee. Medium to full body. A solid imperial porter, probably the best beer Iíve had from them.
sinfull (1147) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black with perfect beige head. Coffee , hop , roasted malt in aroma . Roasted malt and coffee dominate in taste , light chocolate notes. Strong roasted bitterness in finish ; long, bitter aftertaste .
astanford (30) - California, USA - JAN 2, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bread, roasty, barnyard, earthy, leaves, smoke, woody, black, frothy, tan foam, cloudy, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, thick feel, lively,
niquillis (1910) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Beer Dock, Crewe. Pours black with a dark tan head. Plenty of coffee, liquorice, all with a well balanced fruity hop kick.
voyageurmike (161) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From a bottle, black and opaque with tan head and light carbonation. Creamy texture with bitter chocolate and hops notes to the malty taste, leading to a brief nicely bitter finish.
Florya (998) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: APR 13, 2015 How: Bottle.
Where: At my home,local bars etc.
Aroma: High-end chocolate, coffee, malty.
Appearance: Dark as the night.
Taste: Sweet and som smoky tones
Palate: Full body with a long finish.
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours black with a thin off white head. Mild aroma that I canít place. Chocolate, charred malt, pine, liquorice and finishes with a mild bitter. Good beet
John25 (1170) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Black with a soapy mocha head. Big roasted malt aroma with booze. The taste adds molasses. Rich, somewhat creamy texture. This one is pretty damn good!
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BenH (3206) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, fruity licorice, molasses. Taste is rich and roasty with some dried fruit and molasses. Thick and sweet. Tasty
olliejobbins (1447) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
355ml bottle from 2013. extremely dark black pour with thin dark tanned head. aroma is of roasted malts and licorice/bitter alcohol. taste is very dark cocoa-y chocolate, malts and toast. but as others have said, the finish is quite hoppy and zingy. not black IPA levels but great.