Westy84 (7) - California, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark brown with tan head.
Aroma: Coffee and roasted malts. Slight hop nose.
Tastes lightly sweet with coffee and burnt toast along with slight bitter chocolate. Decent carbonation.
beerbaaron (371) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown, almost black. Small lasting brown head. Aroma is malty, roasty, some sweetness, chocolate, grassy hops, nutty, caramel, toffee, a little dark fruit. Medium body, pretty thin,very soft mouthfeel, roasty with smooth, long bitter finish. Not bad, but not exactly what I was expecting either...a strange sort of contradictory beer in a way. Your palate sort of has yo reorganize to accommodate it.
MarinEvelyn (126) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
malt, roast, maybe spicy dark chocolate. medium to heavy aroma. Taste is light, but heavy at the same time. malt and roast, slight bitter finish. halfway through the beer the chocolate taste starts to come out. complex flavor and aroma
DeliveryDriver (103) - Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had at Glunz Global Beer Expo XIX. Poured black with a tan head that dissipates to nothing. Had aromas of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. A strong roastiness comes through on the tongue. Was very sweet as well, and had a decent amount of bitterness on the end. Medium bodied beer, and left a strong dark chocolate aftertaste. Very good.
Blairgus (1749) - California, USA - APR 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
15 apr 2013, bottle. Dark brown, looks like coke in the glass. Nose is rich, bready malt, some raisins. Med body and moderately fizzy. Earthy, burnt raisins, raisin bread. Big but more malty and closer to a burnt brown ale that the porter that is the normal Old Engine Oil.
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DuffLover (68) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is a really nice stout and a pleasant surprise. Roasted malt and chocolate flavors. Smooth palate. I will definitely be getting this again.
LinusStick (2613) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Delicious old ale! Aroma was big and full. Strong chocolate and roasted malt nose. Pour was as the name suggests. Deep dark and black with just a thin tan ring for a head. Taste was full of roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Just like an imperial stout, but more smooth and more refined. Very malty with just a hint of hops balancing the sweetness. Thick chewy mouth feel. Delicious desert beer. Nice carbonation.
kwoeltje (2062) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - MAR 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) black with tan head. Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, dark fruit, hops. Flavor is also toated malt, coffee, dark fruits, earthy hops, very slightly sweet.
keepersj12 (2233) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Used oil with a tan head. The aroma is intensely malty with some smoke, some bread, caramel. The flavor is very sweet with the caramel coming through and a bit of a bite from the alcohol. Sticky rich and filling, have this for a liquid dinner.
Nekronos (3169) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Extremely good. Had it on tap. I don’t know if there would be a difference towards the bottles. BUt it was nice and reminded me nice pubs.
zizzybalubba (1150) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - JAN 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap during the 43 Hours of Dark at The Birch, Norfolk, VA. Black pour with a thin khaki head. Strange aroma most resembling graham crackers. Taste is lightly sweet yet bitter at the same time. Weird, different and unlike anything I have had before.