Ferris (6321) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Roast and some dark fruit with toast. Deep maroon with a rich beige head. Roast, vanilla, dark fruit and cocoa.
mcberko (7814) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at St. Augustine’s, pours a black a deep dark mahogany / brown with a small tan head. Nose is heavy on the dark fruits, vanilla and slight cocoa. Flavour is on the sweet side, with lots of dark fruits and caramel. A little too sweet for me, but it’s quite well-balanced. Good.
pdx77 (1461) - Oregon, USA - DEC 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Second Annual Humbug Lager Fest at Occidental Brewing. Clear dark brown color. Aroma is sweet syrup, caramel, and toffee. Taste is honey roasted peanuts, cocoa, toffee, caramel, and a hint of grass hops. Balanced sweetness, roasted notes, and a hint of bitter.
Hophazard (193) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 28, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Roasted chocolate with burnt caramel notes. Deep mahagony with small head. Boozy, caramelly flavor with high alcohol heat on the finish. Thin body and a slickness. Very boozy porter; tastes as those a fair amount of bourbon was added.
boFNjackson (4184) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 3, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Holiday Ale Fest... Poured dark brown with a frothy, tan head. Cocoa, milk chocolate, creamy and overall milky. Well carbonate. Very lager-like yeast notes. Grainy, roasted/toasted almond finish.