drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I was very excited to see this at the pub, and even more excited when I saw it in my glass. Thick frothy head with a prefect black body. Huge aroma, smoky grains and chocolate. The flavor is remarkably robust and a touch sweet. I took a sip of my girlfriend’s porter mid glass and realized how utterly devoid of espresso this was. Excellent body and finish, and just very tasty. Another true LaConner success.
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2005
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clean black colour. Thin rocky head that fades quickly. Mild malt nose. Flat malty taste that lingers.
WABeerChick (25) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sad to be at the mercy of the brewer on this one - hard to find at the pub or anywhere else. A really balanced black lager that is very drinkable. A great roasted malty aroma that doesn't overpower.