snoworsummer (4259) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle. Pours very dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Tastes sweet, like light pecans, starchy potatoes, light chocolate, toasted malt, creamy. Light body and low carbonation. Light starchy sweet potato aroma, with some chocolate, caramel, and toasted malt.
boFNjackson (4198) - 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.
zvikar (4118) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours Brown to black with a nice beige head, aroma of chocolate, honey, malt and sweet potato, flavor is slightly roasted with chocolate and cherry acidity, medium bodied.
Cavie (4096) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
BTBF. Dark brown color. Sweet chocolate aroma, milky, grains, more chocolate. Flavor is dry, lightly sweet, bitter and dark roast. A tad bit rough.
IrishBoy (4062) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 28, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at GABF! Nose of coffee, roastiness, and light chocolate notes. Black with a big tan head. Flavor is coffee and chocolate malts.
jsquire (4039) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark beer out of the bottle. There is very little carbonation in this bottle. I got some brown bubbles when I poured but no head and not much action on the tongue. Molasses, burnt grain and buttered toast in the nose. Lots of lactic sweetness with burnt chocolate, toast, sweetened coffee and some grassy hops in the finish. Okay novelty stout.
Butters (4019) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draft at the flying saucer in memphis and at J Clydes in birmingham. Very dark brown pour with no real amount of tan head. Nose is chocolate and has a slight nuttiness with coffee notes. Flavor is mainly a sweet chocolate. I was able to detect a hint of sweet potatoe on the finish, but I think that was only cause I was told to look for it.
DiarmaidBHK (4019) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Flying Saucer Nashville. Pours black with a thin khaki head that doesn’t leave any lacing. Not much on the nose. Some dark chocolate and raisin on the tongue. A bit of tartness and lactose on the finish. Solid but I’m not dying for another.
SSSteve (4006) - - NOV 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
growler. big chocolate nose with lighter marshmallow notes. almost black with a small tan head. flavors of milk chocolate and some ash. i don’t notice sweet potato, but i figure that would be ha hard flavor to pick up. medium bodied.
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
[ bottle ][ 1oz ][ @DC tasting ][ ? ][ mini tumbler ][ 02.15.15 ]
sepia with a thin coffee ring, large bubbled. Cigarette ash nose, oppressively smoky, lightly earthy. Sugary front palate hides smoke, but oxidized and woody through the sticky, thin finish.