iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - APR 16, 2006
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Aroma of strong coffee, roasted malts. Pours a dark brown with a small light brown head. Taste is mainly coffee and roasted malts, with a light bitter finish. Soft carbonation, watery. Not that great of a beer.
PhillyBeer2112 (2691) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Wichita location: Was OK - very typical of a standard brewpub nitro stout. Creamy to the point of watery. What did stand out was a smooth hint of smoke near the finish. So yea, it had a little more character than some nitro stouts. Brown black with a firm creamy nitro head.
jazz88 (2638) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 25, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ brewpub in Maple Grove, MN. Black color with a creamy cascading light brown head. Good robust roasted malts flavors with a smooth dry finish. A nice long aftertaste.
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
9/10/2014. On tab Troy MI. Dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate and hints of coffee. Watery without a lot of body. Bland finish,
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
sampled at the MN location.
Dark thick well laced brown cream head. Rich sweet malt aroma lots of chocolate. Light creamy palate. Dry flavor slightly chalky chocolate with a touch of pine hop.. a decent stout.
Bacterial (2551) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Surprisingly decent. Thin, dry and easy to drink. Nice roasted malt profile, just a tiny amount of coffee bitterness.
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Foamy white head on this dark brown head. Watery with burnt coffee flavor and a hint of chocolate.
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Maple Grove, MN: Black Coloring. Creamy Head. Roasts Coffee, Creamy. Bitter Chocolate. A Bit Subdued for a Stout...but very Drinkable.
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Cedar Rapids. Pours brown-black with almost no head (what head I can stir up is beige). The aroma is rich mocha, some vanilla, wood, and a bit of a boggy note. The flavor is bitter chocolate with forward roastiness. More earthy hop bitterness than I expected. Caramel and pine in the finish.
ElGaucho (2339) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2004
2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
2004 ABR. Did not finish the Autumn Brew Review off on a good note. Smells like milk chocolate. Appearance is lacking. No lace, no head. Looks like diarrhea. Flavor isn’t good either. Looked and tasted flat.