beertimenow (22) - - JAN 5, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Hopcat. Pours black with brown head. Aroma is coffee and vanilla. Sweet. Taste follows the aroma with a good amount of coffee, vanilla, and cream. Not too sweet and very balanced. Very good beer.
brystmar (455) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Aroma is hazelnuts and vanilla, subtle coffee in the shadows. Super nutty yo. Vanilla and burnt sugars galore, balanced coffee profile. A much better beer than the Southen Tier creme brûlée.
gonzosauce (133) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Incredible aroma. Gets the saliva juiced up immediately. Black as night. Tastes of dirt & iron on an aggressively, almost lactic, dry delivery. This one is all in the smell; a description that I end up offering to a lot of Kuhnhenn brews.
Fukito (682) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Opaque black color with a medium creamy beige head. Aroma is strong espresso with some cocoa notes. Flavor is very armonious espresso with cocoa and some vanilla notes, kind of a latte. medium palate easy drinker and full of flavor.
jkwood04 (2280) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler in a tulip. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, hints of roast and caramel, plus light hops. Flavor the same and really too sweet and vanilla-y. Smooth texture. An interesting stout but too sweet.
crossovert (4536) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 28, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Flat out crushes the southern tier versikn. Not too sweet. Layers of bunt cara.el, coffee, vanilla, and cocoa.
574deadzone (535) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at HopCat. This was a tasty treat for sure, pitch black with lovely coffee and sweet aromas. Not too heavy at all, perfect strength. Very smooth and enjoyable.
umich03jm (902) - Allen Park, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample draft at the brewery. Pours a near black color with a nice beige head that lingers. Aroma is delicious. Lots of coffee, vanilla, and burnt brown sugar. Taste is slight sweet and a slight bitterness too. Really tastes like liquid Creme Brulee with coffee. Finish is incredibly smooth and leaves a long coffee flavor. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and carbonation is a bit strong. Would love to try an imperial version of this. I bet it would be amazing. Still, its a very tasty stout.
wmubronco1992 (518) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUL 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Kuhnhenn tap room. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of sweet chocolate and vanilla. Flavor is of roasty coffee with plenty of chocolate. Lots of intense flavor in this. Excellent in small quantities, but drinkability is limited. I very much enjoyed it, but even though the alcohol content was suprisingly low the sweetness pretty much cuts you off after one beer. Would definitely try again.
madmitch76 (9845) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
13th February 2010
Opaque black stout. Light vanilla nose. Palate is light and a little crisp. Sweet burned vanilla malt - quite airy. Minerals. Finishes soft and pretty dry. A distinctive beer but the Southern Tier is casting a long shadow here. Still good though.