BuckeyeBoy (5638) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 31, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle pours out dark brown almost black topped with a small tan head. nose is chocolate milk cocoa some vanilla and roast. Taste is more of the chocolate sweetness and a nice rich malt.
jkwalking05 (4567) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at ESPN Club at Disney’s Boardwalk. Black with a small beige head. Aroma is of lactose, chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is of 3 Musketeers bar, milk chocolate, lactose, cream, malted milk.
SanfordBrewer (1464) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2016
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Opaque black with a creamy tan head. Medium-full body with a malto-dextrine-like film, high carbonation.
aroma: coffee, cacao, roast grain acidity, woody vanilla, faint floral hops.
taste: coffee, faint cacao, roast grain acidic/astringent bite, woody vanilla.
much more stout-like than porter. cacao is mostly buried by dark roasted grain elements. Vanilla is more prominent, but rather sharp and woody (I am not a fan of madagascan vanilla).
OmegaX (1372) - Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home, into snifter. Aroma is pure milk chocolate, lactose, nestle chocolate chips. Flavor is sweet chocolate, a touch of roast, sweetness from the lactose. Very nice.
Pailhead (6376) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of northernbrews
Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate chocolate, light vanilla, and a hint of licorice. It pours a dark brown with some orange highlights and a small beige head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin ring. The flavor starts with moderate-heavy dark chocolate and cocoa. The finish has light-moderate vanilla with a hint of coffee and licorice. It’s medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation.
Cybercat (4984) - Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours coffee brown with a thin light tan head. Aroma features strong notes of cocoa and roast malt, and a hint of molasses. Flavor presents roast malt, cocoa, molasses, and a snippet of coffee. Body is firm, though fizz is fair to middlin’. Smuggle one down your pipes.
drowland (7868) - Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12/10/15. 12oz bottle from Chan’s, Destin. Black pour with a small tan head. Smooth milk chocolate aroma, some cream, doughy, caramel. Great flavor, loads of chocolate, some cream, caramel, pale malts. Tasty!
nick76 (4370) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
The aroma is chocolatey and roasted. The appearance is almost black. The taste is like the aroma with a bitter finish. The palate is average. Overall good but not great. Has flaws.
Palidor19 (3145) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Taste a bit standard, slightly creamy with a hard astringency with. Slightly thin.
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Ratman197 (12946) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of milk chocolate, vanilla and light roastiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla and light roastiness with a smooth dry lingering milk chocolate finish.