Sledutah (5414) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared on the beer bus, RBWG
Clear brown with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and floral. Flavors of toasted malts and bready
chinchill (2430) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light-medium body with light carbonatiLovely dark but clear mahogany body with a decent tan head.
Very lightly sweet upfront. Good balance. More dark roasted grain flavor than expected.
djd07 (4514) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle on RBWG. Pours a dark amber with a small beige head. The aroma is bready malt, chocolate, smoke. Similar flavor with nice roast. Lingering dry finish.
Homer321 (2361) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle on the RBWG bus thanks to homer321. Nose is moderately coffee and dark chocolate. Dark brown in color. Taste is mostly chocolate with a residual sweetness to it. A light chocolate finish with a bit of alcohol Warming into the ears.
Emeister84 (1281) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aromas of toast, some smoke, woodsy. Dark brown-black with a somewhat lasting tan head. Dry, smoky, earthy. Medium-full bodied.
cbfobes (2601) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, pours a very dark brown with a light brown head and lots of lacing, the aroma has a good chocolate touch with a little bit of smoke that comes through too, the flavor has lots of chocolate at first with a hint of coffee and vanilla in the finish, creamy mouthfeel, nice.
Travlr (14144) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Pretty much black, tan head with good retention and lacing. Nice aroma of roasty spiced toasted brown bread dipped in coffee. Taste has dark fruit, roast, peppery spice, coffee. Chewy mouthfeel. Very tasty.
swoopjones (6524) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft at Coles, Buffalo NY. medium bodied black pour, roasted malts, touch of chocolate, mild to medium bitterness. decent schwarz
keanex (1559) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - SEP 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Barcade.
Appearance: Black body with a creamy tan head.
Aroma: Light aroma, milky with hints of caramel and chocolate.
Taste: Creamy flavor, hints of chocolate, roast and caramel. Nothing is prominent, rather all the flavors are integrated nicely into the creamy body.
Palate: Creamy and full-bodied, nitro like.
Overall: This is a beer not huge on flavor or aroma, but beautifully blending the nuances together.
Ferris (6216) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft - Light roast and toast. Jet black with a rich light brown head. Toasted malts and some brine notes with a sweetness in the finish. The brine is a bit off for me.