Nsanders (332) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black, thick, no head. Smells like alcohol, chocolate, smokey, dark coffee, maybe in that order. Sweet, though not very bitter. Heavy bodied. Good, may may be better with a more toned down alcohol scent.
esjaygee (3844) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malt with peated notes, waxed chocolate and some coffee. Taste is big with dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, soy sauce and salt. Okay.
nimbleprop (3872) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle pours an inky black with some thin, beige head. Nose is sugary, cakey, Kahlua, heavy black licorice, molasses. Flavor is very malty, sweet, toasty, licorice, molasses. Slightly hot finish.
MrChopin (2763) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 30, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
murky sepia, thin white wisps. Smokey nose, light anise, bit earthy with some mushroom. Inky flavor, loads of licorice and chocolate, overly sweet through the ultra sticky finish, whole mouth coated.
argo0 (11079) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl bottle, thanks nmann08. Small brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, light alcohol, ash. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.
radagast83 (3752) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured a pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted, chocolate and coffee malts, earthy hops. Flavor is malt, bitter chocolates, hops and dark fruits.
Travlr (9838) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of Nate, thanks! Exceedingly dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of dark milk chocolate and light booze. Taste is rich burnt coffee and dark cocoa, some licorice and vanilla. Nice.
BeerandBlues2 (8458) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by nmann. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy beige head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast, chocolate and coffee malt, earthy hops, prunes and figs. Flavor is malt dominant with moderate hops and bitterness with dark fruits and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
markwise (4093) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from trade with khoffman43. Cheers, Kyle. Pours a stout brown with a tan head. Nose is licorice, earth, roast, baker’s chocolate, anise, and gravel. Flavor is similar- roasty with lots of licorice and earth and a hint of baker’s chocolate. Boozy with medium body and lingering licorice and bitterness on the finish.
jcartamdg (1441) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours jet black with no head. Aroma of heavy roast, dark chocolate, licorice. Taste is bitter, dark chocolate, licorice. Very better, abrasive.
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mar (4466) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pitch black pour khaki head. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate, fudge, light alcohol. Smooth palate, fudge, graham cracker, roasted malts, light alcohol finish.