chrisv10 (13485) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample. Dark brown with big tan head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and dry.
argo0 (12516) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(DC) Beige head, dark cola body, nice lacing. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, some roasty, light coffee, faint chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, roasty, light coffee, nutty. Light-medium body.
Tmoney99 (12420) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Miami) Draft. Poured dark brown with a average frothy off-white head that diminished slowly. Good toasted malt aroma. Medium body. Solid sweet roasted malt flavor with a smooth light bitter finish. Solid brew.
Ratman197 (11790) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Gordon Biersch Flatirons poured a clear dark brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, toffee, light smoke, light carmel and a hint of licorice. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, camel, lighjt fruittiness and light smoke with a smooth bittersweet finish.
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Miami]–on tap-pours a Schwarzbier tight foamy tan head and copper color. Aroma is roasty medium malt-some toffee. Taste is roasty medium malt-some toffee, some spice hops.
Lubiere (11590) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A dark clear mahoganny brown bock with a thin off white head. A pleasant smokey malt aroma, quite smooth light chocolate. In mouth, a nice lightly peaty chocolate, very restrained, but overall, pleasant. On tap at GB Cleveland airport, Sept. 6 2010.
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled on draft at the Virginia Beach location. Pours a clear dark copper/red color with a large head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is caramel, light roast and nuts. Taste is very nutty with caramel, light roasted malts, light smoke. Smooth but thin bodied.
BeerandBlues2 (11064) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 10, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Colorado Springs Airport. Pours black with brown highlights and an average, foamy, light brown head, somewhat lasting, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, chocolate, nutty), light hops (herbs), average yeast (dough) with notes of dust and paper. Medium bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness; roasted light chocolate malt flavor with a tingling carbonation at the end.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: October 14, 2009
Source: Brewpub, Buckhead GA
Appearance: black, big dense beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: roasted and dark chocolate aroma, touch of caramel sweetness, chocolate emerges as it warms
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor, dark chocolate bitterness, just a hint of sweetness, warmth brings out a richer chocolate character and a bit more caramel sweetness, long roasty bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured at the Jupiter brewfest. Looks like a coke. Aroma of coffee, caramel, roasted malts and dark toast. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side wtih some bitterness as well. I thought this was just ok.