Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Served in a snifter. Thanks, Chris! Nose is roast and mild vanilla plus chocolate. Flavor is roast and fairly acrid. Quite dry and too light. Not a fan.
ozark123 (9) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 29, 2012 does not count
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Donít waste your money on this one. I had three people try this from a 22 oz bottle I purchased. It was a race to see who could pour this down the sink first.
Butters (3990) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2012
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Almost a gusher. Nice brown pour with bubbly tan head. And once you get past the phenolic/plastic/prickly carbonic bite, itís not that bad. Some underlying roast and cocoa and burnt caramel. A little thin on the palate. Definitely infected, but still young and not overpowering.
Beerenberger (1581) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Aroma is sweet malt and dark fruit. Pours a dark brown with the most annoying long lasting tan head. Taste is much like the nose with the addition of a nice bitter finish. Medium bodied and medium carbonation. Overall, an enjoyable brew…except for the head from hell.
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Panzuriel (1558) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours A medium dark brown liquid with a huge head of big tan bubbles. have about half the glass poured. Rather insane. Nose is of alcohol, sweet malt and hints of burnt caramel delights. Taste is rather dry for a sweet stout and just a bit bitter sour. Roasted coffee flavors and maybe a bit dark chocolate. Rather light in body for a stout. FInishes with just a hint of bitters and reedy aftertaste. Hmmm. decent beer. Heavy alcohol. Not really a sweet stout, IMHO.
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2012
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
It says on the bottle that itís a sweet stout, but itís really not. There is a huge head on this, so I canít get much smell off it. There is a lot of chocolate in there mixed with some roasted flavors. Fairly light on the palate for a stout.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Date: April 07, 2012
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: gusher requiring serious degassing, huge tan head, sudsy lace
Aroma: rich roasted aroma, dark chocolate, touch of funk
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, bitter dark chocolate, burnt coffee
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 9/20
Score: ** /4
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Dark pour with a tab head head. Aroma is light roast and rather vegetal. Flavor is astringent roast and rather solventy.
NachlamSie (3060) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from Bruisiní. Pours a deep black with ruby hints and a massively billowing head. One of those "too much head" situations. Makes me think this might have some live bacteria activity. Aroma is sharply metallic and slightly vinegary. I get a little licorice and lightly fruity notes as well. I take a sip and am amazed at how much licorice flavor is present. Itís almost like liquid black Twizzlers. Iím also surprised at how little this tastes like the aroma. Itís not strongly metallic or tart at all. Dark Construct is a surprisingly fruity stout without being overly sugary. I prefer a roastier stout. This is okay.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bomber from Bottle Revolution in Raleigh. Pours a very dark brown color with a large foamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of cocoa powder, chocolate, cherries and a slight vegetal note. The taste is roasted malts, cherries, chocolate, chalk, vegetal notes. Thin and overcarbonated. Improves a bit as it warms.