dwm1034 (650) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Split a bomber with SHERM1016...Thanks! Pours black with muddy tan head....some minor lacing. Nose is chocolate and coffee....sweet initial taste are the same.....nicely smooth with large mouthfeel; sweet aftertaste....very tasty....
sherm1016 (1158) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle, from the brewpub, spit with dwm1034. Pours a jet black color with a big tan head. Aroma is malty, chocolate, licorice, coffee. Medium on the palate with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, chocolate, coffee, a little smokey, licorice, with a bittersweet, chocolate finish.
arnold931 (574) - Iowa, USA - APR 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at brewery. Pours black with tan head. Tastes like roasted coffee with some dark chocolate.
Dfonorow (1512) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Milwaukee Brew Fest 2013. Pour is opaque brown with a khaki head. Dark chocolate, roasted malts, ground coffee beans, and burnt toast. Dry mouth-feel with medium carbonation.
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at a tasting event. Draft, from old notes. Coffee and chocolate with dark fruits and raisins. Not too bad.
deyholla (6714) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - APR 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has a good amount of roast with a bit of backing dark chocolate and coffee. Flavor is similar with roast and coffee up front and a bit of dark chocolate in the finish. A bit thin.
andyhwcinc (1462) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyed on tap as part of a sampler at Grumpy Troll in Mt. Horeb, WI. Appearance is pitch black with frothy off white head that laces to the glass. Aroma is nice, distinct nuttiness, bitterness from coffee, light roasted chocolate malt, bit of lactose. Taste is good, finishes dry/bitter from the coffee, includes all of the aforementioned aroma elements. Strong, standard stout.
cbfobes (2304) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewpub, pours a murky dark brown with a thin tan head, slight chocolate and coffee aroma, the front end is heavy with the chocolate and there is a decent amount of chocolate in the finish, mouthfeel was a little thin, not bad.
BVery (6559) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the brewpub. Very dark brown pour with a thin white head. Mose of mild coffee and chocolate. Medium to thin body. Taste was similar to aroma.
crossovert (7565) - Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A nice sweeter stout but with some roasted malt to back up the caramel sweetness.