brewersspot (97) - , California, USA - OCT 29, 2010
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
I had this beer a while back and from what I can remember I enjoyed it. I’ve had this at the pub/brewery so it was fresh.
Nothing special about it is popping into my head at the moment.
rampmaster (642) - Alden, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2010
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. There is no noticeable freshness date on the label.
Appearance: This beer pours dark brown nearly black and is nearly opaque. Only a little bit of light makes it through at the very edges of the glass. From the pour it produces a one inch beige collar of thick foam. The head hangs on well and makes some thin lacing on the glass.
Smell: There are strong chocolate and dark roasted malty notes in the aroma.
Taste/Palate: This is a strait forward medium to full bodied beer with a fairly thin texture for the style. It has a simple but very tasty rich dark chocolaty character with some sweetness from the malt as well as loads of roasted/toasted notes. I also get some bitter dark coffee notes that hook up with the light bitterness from the hops.
Notes: I really enjoyed this beer and wished I could get more than what was in the mixed sample pack.
blankboy (6919) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle [12oz] courtesy of swoopjones. Pours a deep amber, almost brown, with a large diminishing fluffy tan head. Decent lacing on the glass. Aroma: This smells great, lots of cocoa along with roasted malt, lactic notes, a bit of vanilla and some light hops -- just delightful. Flavour of dark, lightly bitter chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and very light leafy hops. Creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied. Wow, this is fantastic!
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark with a small off white hear. Aroma has cocoa, some roasted malts, pretty nice start. Flavor is smooth, cocoa, chocolate, some cream. Very good and quite surprising.
travita (4642) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to mora2000. The smell is very chocolate, mints, chocolate milk, and cocoa powder. The taste is a weird sweetness, chocolate, malts, and some roast. The look is brown in color with a beige head.
rugbydude05 (478) - Bridgewater, NJ, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle, pours a dark brown color with little brown head. Aroma is sweet and roasty with some coffee and chocolate hints, typical for a sweet stout. Taste is sweet with not very much bitterness to balance it out. Palate is smooth and sits well in the mouth. Not much body. Nothing too out of the ordinary, nice sweet stout.
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 30, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lactic, some cherries and southern comfort, cocoa. Lots of interesting flavors in this sucker... finishes sweet and almost tart? weird but good
HogTownHarry (6372) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Deep clear ruby-black pour with a solid frothy tan head (4-). Well, it certainly smells like chocolate - generic instant milk chocolate (sweetened) to be exact - but for all that, not bad. Tastes very light - grassy, extremely sweet, with some fresh crushed mint - but mostly cheap milk chocolate again .... not boozy at all. Extremely soft and frothy mouthfeel - just enough carbonation you don’t think "flat" - and a little sweet grassy herbal bitterness in the quickly-achieved finish; lovely mouthfeel, but not a great beer: the ladies might like it ;-)
bu11zeye (12405) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 21, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a near black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate whey protein powder, roasted malt, and lactose. Flavor of dark chocolate, after dinner mints, roasted malt, caramel, and some coffee with a dry finish.
General66 (203) - Streator, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle that I have had sitting in my fridge since Christmas. I had a few of these during the holidays but just cracked another open now to rate. Pours a deep black color with a very small khaki head that disappears quickly. The aroma consists of chocolate... and a lot of it. I was also able to pick out a hint of light coffee also. I thought this beer was going to be too sweet from the aroma. It really wasn’t though. The taste also consisted of a lot of chocolate with a bit of coffee, some milk (had the consistency of it), and some very light spices. It had a medium bodied mouth feel and left a great chocolate taste in my mouth after every drink. This was a very good sweet stout. I would even go as far to say that this one is session able on a cold, winter day... that is saying a lot for a stout!