Aurelius (4714) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
An unusual aroma - spry, doughy/spicy with just a hint of dark overcast. OK bottle - standard longneck. Poor labeling from a marketing standpoint - not particularly informative, attractive or readable. The beer itself has no residual head much, and is a dark, dark brown-black (as expected.) Oooh - twangy. Very sour up front, almost like a Berliner. Sourness dominates even the roast. Not very bitter. Blind, I would have never guessed that this was a stout - I’d have been very hard pressed to identify it. Pla doh aftertaste. Meh. ABC, Bull Run. Something is wrong with this beer, I will give it another shot on another day.
DialSquare (3576) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Dark brown pour, thin white head. Aroma is sweet chocolate and nuts. Tart stachy quality. Chocolate, dark fruit, candy sugar. Strange one. Think I kind of like it.
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at bayou burger on bourbon st.. pitch black pour with a light body..aroma of chocolate and raisen..taste is similar.. like it
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2013
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle courtesy of a buddy who got it through a monthly craft beer club. My first Mississippi brew. Intriguing deScription and novel use of sweet potatoes but it fell a bit flat for me. Poured a light syrupy deep brown with a thin khaki head. Mild coffee and cocoa aroma. First sip was thinner Han expected and he the texture was lackluster overall. Bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla and a touch of charred toffee. Glad I had a chance to sample this Deep South brew but a bit disappointed in the end.
jbruner (3031) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a translucent brownish black on tap with dissipating tan head. Aroma is lactose with a lot of roast behind it. Taste is smoke and roasted malt, no real creaminess or lactose. Meh.
Itzjerm (1769) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - OCT 8, 2013
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This is very disappointing for a sweet stout. No aroma very watery. Little flavor slight dark malt. But not like a milk stout at all. No sweet potatoe notes. Very disappointing.
Vestlake (236) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with almost no head. Aroma is roasted malt with a little bit of chocolate. I didn’t get much sweet potato in the taste but still a very nice tasting milk stout. I enjoyed this one.
Leafs93 (1918) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is chocolate, roast and caramel. I did not pick up any sweet potato. Taste is sweet with a touch of acidic tartness. Medium bodied, smooth and creamy with soft carbonation.
kaser (4333) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from draft at the avenue pub in New Orleans. Milky and light. Slight but taste. One of the milkier stouts I've had. Very good.
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle... Poured black with a moderate head. Malted tones, some roast, and a hint of sweet potato on the nose. It was nice. Nothing too crazy or special about this one. But a nice drinking beer none the less. Some hints of light cocoa and lactose. Sort of reminded me of that dish with sweet potatoes and marshmallows. Some roast and toasted sugars/malts. Certainly a stout worth trying.