marcus (6421) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours jet black with a nice tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a medium-bodied chocolate malt flavor with a dry finish.
bhensonb (10906) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark brown with orange glints. Beige head. Aroma might be faint coffee. Med body. Flavor is coffee,moving to chocolate, followed by smooth burnt malt. Finishes very towards dry.
brokensail (10741) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 1, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Karl Strauss Costa Mesa. Black pour with a thick khaki head. Dry, acidic roasted malt aroma. Coffee grounds, dark chocolate, and earth/dirt on the nose. Flavors are bitter dark chocolate, roast, and coffee grounds. Acidic and dry. Earthy, lightly sweet, a bit burnt.