Travlr (15608) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Holy Hound. Hazy brown color. Intense cocoa powder aroma. Taste is burnt licorice, burnt espresso, chocolate. Nice.
brokensail (12738) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ GABF. Brown pour with an off-white head. As expected, coffee aroma. Spicy nutmeg notes, some vanilla, and caramel. A touch of roast and chocolate. Sweet vanilla, toffee, and caramel. Moderate roast, spicy coffee, and bitter chocolate.
jcwattsrugger (11432) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-dissipating lt tan-brown. A-green pepper, coffee/roasty med malt. T-green pepper just @front end, coffee/roasty-med malt, some earthy hops. Interesting.
BeerandBlues2 (10687) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Holy Hound. Pours clear dark brown with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and roast malt with figs and plums, light vanilla notes. Flavor is malt dominant with coffee, nutty notes, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
jtclockwork (10616) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by John at his house. Pours brown with off white head. Nose is overwhelming green pepper with coffee and flaked oats. Some chocolate. Taste is the same but green pepper is more in the background. Lighter medium body.
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Capone’s. Poured a deep brown color with a small sized off white head. Some coffee, caramel, nutty, oats, and roast.
Dogbrick (9318) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at GABF 10/04/2014, thanks to my BIL for assistance with note-taking. Clear amber-brown color with a thin light beige head that recedes steadily. Strings of lace. Aroma of coffee and malt. Medium body with flavors of roasted coffee, malt and slight fruit. The finish is roasty with a coffee aftertaste. Decent overall.
DocLock (8497) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours hazy dark brown with tan head. Nose was heavy fresh roasted coffee, malt, mild hops. Tasted like fresh-roasted coffee, with notes of malt, finishing oats, and finishing nutty notes.
j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared with my wife. Pours a hazed brown with a thin white head. Coffee and roast on the nose with a touch of chocolate. Medium bodied, roast and a bit of coffee, thin malt and a light burnt note. Slow roast on the finish and some coffee.
douglas88 (7170) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. Pours a ruddy brown color with a medium white head. The aroma is big malty aroma with huge coffee. This is a great beer: massive coffee, milky, big grains, oatmeal, light toast. Great.