Huhzubendah (2726) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On nitro at Caponeís in Philadelphia.
The beer appears jet black, with a thick, creamy, beige head. The glass is completely coated with a heavy sheet of tan lacing. The aroma is of fruit, roast, fudge, cream, and vanilla. The flavor is unique to say the least. Chocolate ice cream with raspberry topping. Quite tasty. Sweetness grows with time. Really well done, and likely best in small quantities. One serving is plenty, though I did enjoy my sample.
Serving type: nitro-tap
Reviewed on: 07-30-2011
Capa (2080) - Manama, BAHRAIN - JUN 1, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark with a brown head. Aroma is Worcestershire, roasted malt, light sour, some chocolate. Flavor has nice mid-range sourness, chocolate, some ham, and dark fruit. Tops.
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Shared by Dak. Pours a dark brown color with an espresso head. Aroma has some fruit and band aid. Taste is sweet, tart, and roasty. Medium bodied with an oily texture. Interesting beer. Not sure if thatís good or bad.
daknole (9609) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 22, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle, yes bottle. Pours a very dark brown color, very light beige head. Aroma of chocolate, lactic/bretty sourness, some cherries, and roast. Flavor is a great mix of sour funk and chocolate. I really enjoyed the notes that the brett did to this beer. It really is a delicious and unique treat.
Ron (2725) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 16, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On Tap at Tap and Mallet. So itís not a porter, thatís why it does not taste like a porter. The bar labled it a porter. Deep dark black with a small solid tan head. chocolate, dark fruit aroma. chocolate taste mainly, roasty malts. Sourness in the background and the lingering finish.
ImtheSlime (10) - Norwood, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
From notes, reviewed 6/2/11. On tap into tulip. Pours a pitch black, light tan head. Smells roasty, tart, cocoa, earthy, thyme, cola. Itís sweet and roasty, caramel, earthy, chocolate, very strong tart and bitterness with raspberries and cherries, slight strawberry, hidden notes of limey citrus. Biting sourness with strong burnt-like bitterness in the finish, smooth and abundantly carbonated. Immensely complex, very well put together balancing roast, sourness and fruit.
BMan1113VR (7880) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at GABF. Pours with a thick tan head over a near black body. Aromas are a bit funky, roasty, nutty, earthy and brett. Flavors are sour, bretty, roasty, nutty, and metal. Sour and roast are a tricky combination in my view. This doesnít work too well. Medium bubbles, dry.
Travlr (13679) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Murky brown color, tiny off white head. Aroma of cocoa powder and coffee grounds. Taste is gritty cocoa. Interesting.
nimbleprop (5290) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
4oz pour at Churchkey is a translucent, watery mahogany brown with a little spitty white head. Nose is light coffee, toasted bread, a little funk, light feet, some flowers. Flavor is dry malts, bread, coffee apple. The brett totally changes the mouth feel as the carbonation levels are different. The finish is dry overall. Reminded me a bit of the Smoke from the Oak base beer.
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 29, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Black pour with a thin tan grey head. Roasty sweet caramel with lots of lactic sourness, and milky creaminess. Hints of milk chocolate and bretty earthen tartness. Thick palate with creamy effervescence and a dry chalky finish.