Patrickctenchi (5675) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown with a short tan head.
Scent is chocolate, coffee....a little vanilla.
Taste is cola-like..malty.
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - MAR 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the Co-op in Davis, CA. Pours a dark brown with quite a bit of carbonation. Tastes of coffee with a hint of chocolate. Definite roasted malts with a hint of hop at the end. Solid brew.
brokensail (15214) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cola colored pour with a small khaki head. Sweet caramel, chocolate, and dark fruit aromas. A bit of roast, maybe some smoke, coffee, and licorice. A bit of cola, too. The flavor is quite sweet up front with a lot of caramel and dark fruit. Nice chocolate, roast, and coffee notes. A bit of smoke, some licorice, and a subtle hop flavor.
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Dark brown with a thin off white top. Scent is caramel, fruit and chocolate. Taste is roasty, coffee and chocolate.
blklab2007 (2117) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a dark cola color bordering on black with a coating of tan head. Aroma has dark roasted malt, chocolate, brown malt, and some earth. Mouth feel is light and the carbonation medium low. Flavor has a medley of darker malts, light bitterness, medium roast, earthy hops, and some chocolate.
queenholly (3609) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Cincy Beerfest. Very light vanilla cola, and chocolate malt aroma. Deep mahogany with a small tan head. Light chocolate malt flavor. LIght to medium body, moderate carbonation.
shrubber85 (9946) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Light chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown with small head. Sweet chocolate/vanilla malt flavor. Light but tasty.
gregwilsonstl (1825) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This tastes like coffee, but they tell me there is none. Surprised it’s this high alcohol.
Jow (3191) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the Stagshead this is quite yummy I dont mind saying. pours black with nice head. Nose of coffee and chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, resin, earth, wood, and some dark fruits. its creamy and smooth.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Dark reddish brown with a fizzy light tan head. Aroma of chocolate, wheat bread, cola and a light mineral twang. Flavor of rich dark bread, chocolate, doughy yeast with a medium hop bitterness. Medium body with prickly carbonation. Nice beer, full flavor and very drinkable.