mdntklrmth (34) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
One of my favorites and proud to call it being brewed in my back yard. Poured from a bottle into my Free State pint glass. Jet black with thick, brown foam. Earthy and caramel aroma. Very roasty taste. Coffee-like character on the end of the taste. Full-bodied. Glad to drink local craft brews. Especially on International Stout Day!
Bif (1257) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Shamrocks. Served a deep brown color with a thick foamy head that faded slowly to ample lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malt, bit of grain and nuts in the background. Taste is malty with semi-sweet dark chocolate, roasted malt, bit of nuts and a hint of dark fruit in the background. Subtle bitterness and a finish that is quite clean. Full body, smooth and creamy, almost silky. Nicely balanced. Enjoyable beer that is an easy drinker.
CopterScott (76) - Kansas, USA - NOV 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with about a finger of tan head. aromas are roasty malts and nuts. Flavor is malt, nuts, coffee, and acidy bitterness. Soft carbonation.
brokensail (9850) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 13, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ GABF. Black pour with a big khaki head. Roasted malt, water, and earthy hops. Some floral hops, coffee, ash, and a hint of dry fruit. Flavor is big on the roast with some light acidic notes. A bit bland and watery. Hints of dark fruit, coffee, dark chocolate, and earth. Disappointing.
kermis (4200) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared thanks to iphonephan. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, malt, some raisin. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Iphonephan (2606) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 12 oz bottle shared with Kermis. Pours a dark cola with a thick frothy tan head. Aroma of toasted nuts. Flavors of oatmeal and toffee. Bitter finish.
daknole (8331) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured at the GNBF. Dark brown, brown head. Nice creamy oats, cocoa, light coffee, roasted malt, and a touch of molasses. Good.
jmikolich (1354) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle, solid beer, no qualms about drinking it the oats added more to the taste than I’ve found in other oatmeal stouts, i don’t much care for fuggle but this one works.
musinj6 (371) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a murky, dark brown black with one finger head and light lacing. Roasted malt predominant, hint of coffee. Not much chocolate. Hint of grassy hops. Moderate bitterness with a hint of sweet. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Long bitter hop finish. This is pretty good, but would hope for more full body and robust appearance.
RedEft (154) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - SEP 15, 2013
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured deep black, with a cardboard-colored head. Aroma is rich, roasty, and slightly chocolate. Taste is bitter chocolate with faintly sweet overtones, and a mild, bitter finish. This is sinfully silky and quite good.
BOSSbrewer (1245) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 5, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice. This is a great and under rated stout. Creamy and smooth. Had in Lawrence in their tap room.