riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nose of dark roasted malts earthy roast a touchof chocolate very light spice here and there. A little oat sweetness as well. Pours black with a tan head. Flavors of roasted dark malts up front chocolate some oat smooth sweetness herbal earthy hops and a faint sweet spice. Dry roasted finish. Smooth carbonation. Georgetown always makes reliably good beer.
Pawola22 (3262) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a black colored body with a finger-width, dense and creamy, dark brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is rich and roasty with lots of dark chocolates and just a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Flavor is similar. Rich and roasty chocolates with a hint of coffee, some smooth oats, and a light spicing. Finishes dry and roasty with a light bitterness that is balanced really well with a lot of chocolate. Lengthy aftertaste with a light spicing coming out more following a medium-full body and a soft, creamy, medium-light carbonation. Overall, a really great stout. Rich and roasty with lots of smooth chocolates and just a hint of spices. Very enjoyable.