bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Growler, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a dark brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of oatmeal, chocolate, graham cracker, and roasted grain. Flavor of roasted malt, bitter baker’s chocolate, coffee, and oatmeal with a dry finish.
suprchunk (2103) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Almost black pour. Huge tan head. Little bit of lacing. Metallic aroma. Slight metallic taste with some notes of roasted grain. Not much coffee.
Ktwse (1897) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep brown with low tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate and vanilla. Taste is, again, milk chocolate and vanilla up front followed by mellow chocolate malt and coffee bitter finish. Body is light, a touch too light, and smooth with soft to average carbonation.
JHeath99 (840) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can shared by ttroha. Pours an opaque dark brown with tan head. Aroma of coffee and sweet malts. Taste has really nice coffee notes with some roasted malts.
Clownoisseur (199) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours out of a can with a nice, dark brown appearance. Khaki colored head, decent retention and decent lacing. Aromas of freshly ground coffee, cocoa and oats. Taste is rich coffee upfront with a mild bitterness. Cereal, toast, some chocolate and a nicely bitter hop finish. Good beer, will drink again.
allmyvinyl (2922) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at Stu’s. Pours dark brown, thin tan head. Strong coffee aromas, bitter taste. Oily texture, bitter coffee finish, nice.
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can at home. Pours black, coffee chocolate nose, bitter roasted malts, sweet, light coffee and chocolate, dry toffee.
1guywith_aboat (216) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours blach with a huge soapy khaki head. Leaves thick lacing. Aroma is heavy cereal grains, coffee, roasted malt, fruit. Flavor is roasted coffee, malt, bitter earthy hop, sweet malt, a little licorice, tastes like a coffee stout. Smooth medium body. Low carbonation. Creamy texture. Very good beer.
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Very dark brown, near black body with a creamyish, medium-sized, tan-hued head.
Smell: There’s a scent of dark roast coffee alongside lightly ashen roasted malt, with nominal chocolate and caramel. Lightly tangy fruitiness.
Taste: A dark crooked roasted maltiness, a hint of underlying, sustained char. Dark chocolate, a light sweetness. Sharp snap of dark fruit. Very low citrus, herb hop character and bitterness. A bit more tangy fruitiness on the drying, roasty finish.
Mouthfeel: Just a half-notch above medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.
Overall: Decent and acceptable, though not outstanding.
ttroha (237) - Georgia, USA - APR 23, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Can from Highland Package. Color is dark mahogany with off white head. Aroma of bitter roast and coffee. Taste of bitter, dark chocolate and coffee. It has a sharp bite in your mouth. Lots of carbonation. Medium bodied.
Theydon_Bois (7941) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can split at Bruce’s pad, from an IP trade in Londres, 27/03/14.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with a moderate off white swirl/spotting atop the glass.
Nose is bitter roast, coffee, bitter espresso, smoke.
Taste comprises bitter roast, cocoa, coffee, dark toffee ring, light campfire.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid bitter roaster.