FROTHINGSLOSH (4292) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled on draft at Zenoís in State College PA this beer poured a dark black color with a medium sized foamy brown head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was cola, wood, tobacco and a touch of smoke. The flavor was sweetish and toasty with notes of wood, smoke, tobacco, cola, vanilla, cherry and a touch of anise. The finish was long and malty with lingering wood, tobacco and cherry. Fairly full bodied. Interesting.
jar72404 (426) - USA - MAY 10, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Zenoís. Black with thin tan head. Aroma is chocolate. Flavor is chocolate roastiness and some smoke. Very nice.
peteysmu (63) - USA - APR 17, 2011
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Immediately tasted the delicious coffee taste of this ale. Very strong dark tasting beer.
adnielsen (7585) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Falling Rock. Very deep black appearance with a foamy tan head. Slightly milky, creamy, roasted dark malty nose. Quite roasty, slightly burnt dark malty flavor with a touch of smoke and BBQ. Roasty, charred, dark malty finish.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Reviewed from notes.
Poured into a tulip. The color is definitely pretty close to black with a nice head. The nose brings quite a good amount of dry, roasty malt characteristic of the style. There is some light chocolate and coffee behind that. Roasted malt comes back after those diminish. The taste follows the pattern of the nose with a really strong roast presence. Takes of the feel is well, thatís for sure. Drinks pretty well as everything comes together in the end. A good beer but not quite what I was expecting after all the hype.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 11-14-2010
tennessejed420 (927) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
tap at falling rock. Pours black with fluffy creme tan head. Looks great. Rich roast, vanilla, chocolate syrup, dark chocolate on the nose. Flavor is at the same time rich and roasty with a sweet liquid chocolate aspect. Incredibly smooth and creamy. Really a great stout.
jrallen34 (3475) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle poured into a tulip...Black pour with some new light tan head. Rises about two fingers then falls to a light watery cap of a finger, ok retention...Sweet malty aroma, coffee, oatmeal, very buttery. A touch sweet, but nice, needs some roast...The taste is very roasty, cuts a lot of the sweetness, the missing piece on the nose for sure. Roast covers up almost everything though, so again this is a little out of balance. Light hop presence on the finish that I donít really enjoy.
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 17/09/2010
Roast aroma. Dark coloured a little rich on the palate and strong in alcohol with a hint of dryness in a bitter caramel chocolate and malt finish.
yackery (144) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Frothy head over an opaque (FTB) body. Aroma is roast coffee with a bubblegum note. Taste is mildly bitter like black coffee but good and with character. Palate is medium thin but creamy. And the small, balanced carbonation fits the coffee theme.
marlin322 (61) - Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
pretty goiod reminds me of breakfast when i smeell it dark roasted burnt taste crispy too