BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the North Market Columbus Microbrew fest on 09/26/2010. Dark brown thin pour. Slight aroma of nuts. Flavor was very thin, bitter chocolate.
6ROW (410) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black pour with a med tan head. light body with coffee like aromas and taste
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a really nice little beer. Very drinkable and flavorful. Pours a dark brown with a light tan head. Roast and coffee are the primary flavors and aroma. At 4% I could drink this all day. I’ve had better but this is very enjoyable.
hopdog (8933) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Cleveland Airport location. Poured a dad brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas and tastes of roast, chocolate, and lighter coffee.
Rauschwerk (14) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tastes of roasted malt and chocolate, with a hint of coffee. Just the slightest bit sweet. Light in body.
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at brewpub. Pours very dark brown with small tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, and some caramel. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee, and some toffee. Finish malty. Another drinkable brew.
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 4, 2010
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This schwartzbeer was a little bit watery and a little light but it was pleasant and sessionable. No smoke notes except in the aroma. Just a nice easy drinking black lager.
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
on tap, thin black cola in color with slight foam, aroma has some roast malt, flavor of chocolate, roast, cola, dried alfalfa, thin tinny finish
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2010-07-03. Crisp dark brown body, small beige head. 3+ Flavour has a dusty mild roast character, muted dry malt base. 5+ Aroma is pleasant, mild dusty roast, mild sweet caramel malt. 6+ Average to light palate. 2+ Best of the six we tried today. On tap at Gordon Biersch, Seattle
mabel (5762) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[3105-20100703] Tap. Toasted stinky socks and smoky charred beet aroma hints at some tree earth. Clear, dark red body with a medium-lasting creamy light tan head. Mild earthy tree malt continues in the flavour with a lingering earthy malt aftertaste. Medium body. Fair.
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