gnoff (7460) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Heartland (Empire State Building, NYC), on January 30, 2012
Clear, very dark red to black color, light brown head. Smooth, fruity, clean, coffee, very nice taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Coffee, sweet scent.
BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Pours with a deep brown body with some orange highlights. Lasting (possibly nitro?) tan head. Aromas are of coffee, nutty, bready, cocoa, espresso, earthy, dusty and perhaps a twist of orange peel. Flavors are bready, nutty, earthy cocoa. Very mild roast. Smooth. A bit watery though. Nice malt character, a touch of leather, medium to light bodied, creamy. Easy drinking.
LilBeerDoctor (3370) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the midtown location. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, stale coffee, sweet malt. Flavor is roasted, bitter, and chalky. Smooth palate. Decent oatmeal stout, nothing I’m writing home about.
deanso (4670) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap at Midtown HB site.
Good off white head. Clear deep amber pour. Quite nice
tricyclist (536) - Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Taken from notes... Black color, thick and rich half finger tan head with good lacing. Nose is roasted malts and dark chocolate. Taste is a bitter sweetness with good oatmeal, flavors of dark chocolate and raisins, black licorice and anise with sweetness
jlieber17 (201) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample @ Heartland Times Square. Pours opaque with large foamy head even in the 4oz sample glass. Chocolate aroma; chocolate flavor. Quite drinkable, and very good, but maybe thinner than I expect from a stout.
stouby (3510) - Holbæk, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Radio City.
Dark brown with a brown head. Flavor heavy malty, roasted, light burnt, dark chocolate. Flavor medium sweet and bitter, perfect balanced. Medium body, slight thin. Bravo.
Ron (2348) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Empire St. Building location. Pours a dark black with tan head. Some lacing. Roasty nose. Flavor of coffee and chocolate. Seemed relatively light-bodied. Smooth mouthfeel. 1st time Kara sampled a stout. She’ll stay with the IPA’s.
Meilby (6416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample @ Heartland Midtown West, New York, NY
Pours dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, oatmeal and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is light to oily, carbonation is soft.
matmatmat (82) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 14, 2011
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Union Square. Half pint of deep dark chocolate, with a light thin head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate with a rich velvety texture. Flavor is initially sweet like caramel on warm bread and finished with a coffee bitterness. Delicious!