Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark Brown black pour from a bottle with a medium khaki head. Nose is dark roasted malt domination with some coffee and lots of earthiness. Taste is a nice mix up front of dark malt, hop, some rye, into a sweet coffee hazelnut finish.
7stern (380) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown, medium head. Fudge aroma. Vanilla and chocolate taste. Rather sweet and rather thin.
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Looks pretty, slight smell of chocolate. I don’t love this beer, but I could drink another if needed.
sonnycheeba (3554) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at brewery. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, rye, chocolate, raisins, earthy notes, and faint ash. Flavor is dry roast malts forward, dark chocolate bitterness, espresso, ash, and faint dark fruit esters; dry ashy finish. Medium body and carbonation.
snoworsummer (2140) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery. Pours black with a thin, fizzy beige head. Tastes like creamy, sweet cinnamon and cocoa, with a light pepper spice. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet cocoa, brown sugar, and cream.
pilsnerrogge (2497) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2014
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours black with a mid sized head. Aroma is fudge, chocolate and marsh mallows. Surprisingly thin mouth feel; almost watery! Taste is quite dry and has notes of smoke, wood, fudge and some chocolate. Harsh finish. Nope, didn’t like this one! Too dry.
Dogbrick (8133) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Daily Growler. Pours dark brown with a medium tan head that recedes gradually. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, hops and coffee. Medium-bodied with flavors of roasted coffee, earthy hops and malt. The finish is subtle rye bread with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.
sneakychi (64) - - JAN 10, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Roasted/burnt notes, coffee, bread, nuts in aroma. Very pleasant!
Clear, dark brown with one finger beige head.
Medium sweetness with a nice light backing bitterness. Almost a sticky feel to it, but medium bodied.
Overall really nice!
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with a dense, light tan head that leaves lots of scuzzy lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, light maple syrup (power of as suggestion?). Flavor is roasted malt, light licorice, coffee, light spiciness. Mildly sweet, mildly bitter. Medium mouthfeel.
cedwards1650 (16) - - JAN 8, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A very mild aroma with hints of coffee and vanilla bean. Pours dark black and has taste of coffee, cream and slightly sweet at the start but very malty finish. Best one of the series yet