pantanap (3328) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Goose island Lazarus. On tap at the goose island takeover... Pours a
darker shade of cola with reddish edges towards the sides and afluffy
off-beige head... Cola-ey with cocoa and mild chocolate overtones, a
little bit of yeast thrown in... Soft creamy mouthfeel with chocolate
and caramel. Nice for a second running for sure but doesn’t add all
that much to the lineup.
TheAlum (4989) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled on tap at the GI Invasion Event at SmallBar Fullerton (Chicago, IL). Pours a nice dark blackish hue, a brownish ruby bottom with good lacing light brown frothy head. Laces well, stays as a decent layer. Aromas are roasty malts, pretzels, and touches of coffee. Some cocoa, faint touch of more biscuits and pretzels. Initial is medium bodied, touches of wet malts, pretzels, biscuits, and toffee. Initial is heavier end of medium bodied, cocoa, roast, biscuits and toffee. A touch of coffee, roast, toast, and biscuits. Some good stout qualities, but a bit light and and toasty. Solid, especially for a 2nd runnings beer. I found this beer palatable, lighter than expected, but a bit forgetful.
jrallen34 (3475) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown body with an ok tan ring... Nose of all roasted chocolate, one noted but good... Taste is more roasted chocolate with a little bitter coffee on the finish, not bad but the feel is too carbonated so I’m torn... Average, wouldn’t seek out