strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Deep black. Thick and creamy , roasted malts and coffee. Nice stout.
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jsquire (4167) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 21, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the pub. The menu called it "Sweet Stout" but the tap handle said "Stout." Thick, foamy brown head over a dark beer. Sweet malty grain nose. Lots of caramel, roasted grains and bitter chocolate with a long buttered burnt toast finish. As it warmed the sweetness almost moved towards table sugar. Very easy drinking stout.
BigBeer45 (1436) - Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the brewery, I was told by the server that this was 5.5% alcohol, has a brown-black pour with an off-white head, has a nice presentation, left lots of lacing on the glass, aroma of roasted malt and dark malt grains, some dry chocolate and coffee, faint dark fruit, flavor of roasted malt, dry chocolate, small hop bite with roasted malt bitterness, faint licorice, has a medium mouth feel or a bit more, and a touch of creaminess. A very drinkable stout, you could gulp this stuff, this stout did not come across as a strong and bold black stout and does not have a lot of the dark roasted malt flavor found in many stouts but this may be a good stout to introduce to a newby or a friend to the dark side of beers.
GRM (3763) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample, at the Mondial de la bière 2007, savoured May 31 2007; eye: black, oily, oil film, no head, no effervescence; nose: soya sauce, roasted malt, hops; mouth: soya sauce, roasted malt, alcohol, pepper, hops, long finale in soya sauce, oily, average carbonation, full body, mildly bitter; overall: fine
Échantillon, bue au Mondial de la bière 2007, savourée le 31 mai 2007; oeil : noire, huileuse, film d’huile, pas de mousse, pas d’effervescence; nez : sauce soya, malt torréfié, houblon; bouche : sauce soya, malt torréfié, alcool, poivre, houblon, longue finale en sauce soya, huileuse, carbonatation moyenne, corsée, moyennement amère; en résumé : bien
Pailhead (6426) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 8, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap: Nice aroma of coffee and dark chocolate. Dark brown, virtually black with a tan head. Strong coffee flavor. No real chocolate presence. A little saltiness. A little thin. Nothing special.
jtw (1153) - farmington, Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
draft at brewpub. dark brown color, tan head. coffee, roast aroma. oatmealy smooth roast body that practically rivals bell’s kalamazoo stout. i would classify this as a sweet stout, not just ’stout’. too thin to be world-class, but excellent aside from mouthfeel.
qdog (201) - Cleveland, Mississippi, USA - OCT 2, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
draught. nice brown head. very dark brown opaque in color. has a harsh bitterness to me. slightly thin.
flemdawg (559) - Rowlett, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet chocolate, rasins and other dried fruits in the aroma. A black body with brown around the edges and an off white head. Chocolate, malts, and sour fruits in the taste. A bit thin in the feel.
walleye (1094) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2004
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
from the tap sampler at the brewery. pour dark brown,off white head.flavor sweet choc. raisins. flavor got sour fruits . not to bad of a beer.
thedm (5794) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2004
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This draft brew from the brewery poured a large sized head of light brown colored long lasting finely sized bubbles that left behind a fair lacing. The body was a nearly opaque dark brown color. The aroma was a mild brown malty one that was very hard to detect. It had a smooth somewhat flat mouth feel that was slightly off. The flavor was acidic and mixed with brown malts.