djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can. Pours a dark brown with medium tan head leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is chocolate and roast. Thin mouth, light roast, sweet chocolate, very good.
bigtaster (847) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
From can into snifter thanks 5000! Black with medium to small light brown head soapy residue left and some head around edges. Nose has a big hit of chocolate with cocoa, roasted malts. Very smooth body soft carbonation, medium dryness in the finish, some burnt sugar, slight bitterness. Finish becomes sweeter as the beer warms with a long finish of malted barley. Well rounded stout.
maekchu (2905) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery. Thin chocolate nose, some dark fruit. Black, creamy tan head. Chocolate, berries, and long hop tracks. Medium-thin body. Creamy, smooth, with deep bittering.
jackl (6111) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Deep brown pour with a small head. Aroma’s fairly faint and nondeScript. Some ash and cocoa. Taste of dark roasted coffee. Chocolate éclair sweetness. Ash. Medium body, moderate carbonation.
JohnnyJ (5078) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Black pour, with a small tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, mild molasses, and grapenuts. A nice stout, heavy and lots dark malt.
BuckeyeBoy (4068) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can pours out a dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is espresso roast malts and a touch of smoke. Taste is as the nose with a nice roast malt and a touch of sweetness.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
16 ounce can shared at a tasting. Pours a dark brown with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of roasted malt, brine, dark chocolate, nuts, grain, green hops. The taste is chocolate, roasted malts, nuts, grain, green hops. Medium bodied, lingering roast and bitterness.
stevoj (3122) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at PreFunk. An extra dose of hops almost takes this into black IPA territory. Smooth and slick, slippery, oily. Small been he head, aroma is mostly roast grains and burnt toast. Taste kicks in with some hops bite, more roastiness.
two7offsuit (397) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roast coffee. Flavor is roasted espresso.
jake65 (3019) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can from Bier Thirty. Pours very dark brown in color, nearly black. Topped with about a finger of creamy brown head. Nose is mild at first, I had to let this warm a bit before diving in, but it opens up to a heavy roast, espresso, smoke, and lightly sweet aroma. Strong taste, quite a bit of licorice, but not overly sweet. Heavy roast presence, even hints of burnt malt. Good smoky notes. Lingering bitters and espresso in the finish. Lots going on here, but seamless in transition. Very good stuff right here.