DialSquare (2599) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Brief note: almost like a porter -thinner, grain, dark malt, 7.2
Storm_Shadow (107) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Pours dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malt and of course coffee. Flavour is the same with big coffee taste.
gam (3210) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Block beige head dark pour medium strong carbonation aromas roast coffee vanilla grain wheat very malt like the flavours dry cocoa coffee rich malts the coffee is a roasted taste some vanilla sweet grain cereal good on palate a little weak in body at the finish but the coffee and oat taste along with the bitter lingering taste give it its livelyness
Sarlacc83 (702) - Oregon, USA - SEP 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: Opaque black with a lilting creme head. Nice lacing.
N: Coffee, cocoa, vanilla, dirt, ample hop earthiness. Some char.
T: Very similar to coffee. Mostly bitter with some malty edges. Enjoyable.
M: Medium body, coating.
O: Good, wholesome stout. Drinks like a larger beer at a low ABV.
Davros (1893) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with a dark tan head.
Nose shows lots of coffee and roasted grains. Little else showing.
Similar flavours, lots of roasted grains with a little coffee behind it. Again it seems to fall flat rather quick.
Nice creamy carbonation. Body could be a bit thicker.
pdx77 (1310) - Oregon, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draught at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Black in color with tan head. Aroma of cold brewed coffee. Taste is of a cold brewed Stumptown coffee, with espresso and grain notes. Mouthfeel is full, and the finish is sweet and filled with espresso.
evergreen0199 (1994) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Hopworks brewpub, Portland, Oregon, USA. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin off white head on top. Chocolate, coffee aroma. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, some dark fruit. Decent for the ABV.
douglas88 (5896) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a pure black color with a tan head. A big nose: fruity, nutty and huge coffee. The flavor is mostly toasted malt and big sweet coffee, light milk, some hazelnut. Good brew. Surprised it is so low in alcohol.
bpreo (1544) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Brewed using 7 grains that were used by 4 different ancient civilizations. Also uses espresso caffeine.
tshane (5) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great tasting beer. A strong malty stout. very flavourful. Great coffee flavour.