bartzluke (110) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 1, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2015 12 oz pour from 50ish-degree bottle into Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a huge and fluffy head. Tan-to-brown and long lasting. Beautiful. Black as night and opaque. Nose is rich caramel, brown sugar, mild fruit, and mild wood. Full bodied and fairly creamy. Taste has a good amount going on. Nuts, woody, maybe pine, a bit of caramel sweetness, maybe a tiny bit of fruit, and a little coffee bitterness. Aftertaste has some espresso tartness. Neat overall beer. Very smooth and great flavors.
tfontana (60) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 1, 2015
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle from Hannaford Exeter NH. Aroma is resin, herbs, cereal, bread, dough. Appearance is thick, creamy beige head with decent retention and fluffy lacing. Color is deep, dark reddish-brown, virtually black. Taste is roasted bitterness balanced with sweet. Palate is decadent, thick, creamy texture, medium to full bodied with enough carbonation to give it backbone but is restrained and doesn’t call attention to itself. Finish is pleasantly long and mildly bitter. Overall, this beer is a delight to all senses and is satisfying in every way.
alobar (2999) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours cola brown color with a creamy off-white head with aroma of coffee, chocolate, and grain. Espresso flavor with chocolate, nut, and toffee. Excellent lacing and tasty beer.
PhilJackson80 (471) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 29, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Tasted on 4/28/15. Bottle from Moore Liquor. Taste was similar to a hoppy light stout. Nice roasty & slightly nutty with a good hop to balance it out.
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GJF (1323) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very dark pour. A dusty, espresso nose. Lots of roast malt flavor, a slightly burned edge. Medium bitter finish. Tasty.
njnut (334) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from tap a reddy black with tan head and lace. Aroma of chocolate, espresso and roasted malts. Taste of chocolate, coffee, fig, with a hoppy bitterness. Creamy.
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle. Pours a ruby reddish black with a short lived white head. Aroma is chocolate, burnt, black licorice. Flavor is spicy, licorice, chocolate, dark fruit. Lingering dark chocolate, dark berries and ash. Medium body, average carbonation.
wmubronco1992 (660) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours near black. Creamy tan head. Mild spicy aroma. Flavor has some spice, but more coffee and some chocolate. Some bitter, but drinks more like a stout. Very nice
UDBeernut (2005) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark with ruby edges, off white head that reduces to a lacing ring. Mild rye nose. Taste is chocolate creams idle with a mild dry finish.
rejtable (1598) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really nice! Pours black with lots of tan frothy head and medium lacing. Nose is fruity and lots of espresso. Flavours of espresso, some nuts, dark fruit, lots of grassy bitterness. Taste med/big bitter med sweet. Full body lively carbonation. Lasting bitterness.