DrSilverworm (8335) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taster on tap at the brewpub, during the bottle sale on 3/2. Very dark brown color. Thin tan / brown head, retains very well. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, creamy carbonation. Lightly smokey, toasty malt profile. Sweet taste. Very light savory. Solid cocoa porter. Might be a little bitter for some, though.
JaBier (5454) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the bottle sale on 3/2/13. Darkest brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, roast, chocolate, vanilla and some graininess. Flavor starts slightly vegetal, but moves to chocolate before a grainy finish.