argo0 (11163) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask. Medium tan head with cola black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some coffee, bittersweet chocolate, light cream. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, some coffee bitter, light milk chocolate. Light-medium body, fairly smooth.
MaBeer1972 (1241) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at GW. Hand pumped and served at cellar temperature of 52 degrees. Jet black with huge frothy head. Smothy and malty with a small amount of bitterness on the backside.
eruizgarcia (163) - - NOV 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Decent chocolate and coffee aromas in a light bodied harmless beer. Easy to drink, more like a porter. A bit too watery and lacking a punch when compared to a great stout.
dreamflower (467) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 13, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
I thought the texture was nice but overall the flavour was not really very interesting to me.
northropfrye (1884) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
The texture is very creamy and smooth. Excellent. Flavour and aroma not over pronounced. Sweet, milk, coffee. Nice.
ryanfolty (1735) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Date: November 5, 2011 Mode: Draft Source: Great Waters
Dark brown pour, chocolate and coffee aroma and taste, best option at the brewpub.
NielsenRatings (8077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2011
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap @ Great Waters. Black appearance with a small dark brown head. Roasted dark chocolate and oatmeal malty nose. Creamy, lightly carbonated, dark oatmeal, roasty flavor. resin,
arminjewell (5558) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep brown with nice foamy tan head, on cask. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is nice and rich, big notes of roasted and nuts combine with chocolate and coffee to make a nice creamy brew.
BVery (5437) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap. Dark brown / black pour with a foamy brown head. Mild nose of nut, milk chocolate, and lactose. No carbonation (cask). Very smooth and easy drinking. Taste is similar to aroma, not huge flavors, but pleasant.
Tripplebrew (765) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 6, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours an opaque chocolate brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma is an earthy peat mixed with oats and vanilla. Flavor is a bit sweeter. Mix of oats, vanilla and malts. Very bland really. Body is creamy but lacking carbonation.