Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 8, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a thick black with a large foamy tan head which dissipates rather quickly, leaving plenty of lacing. Aroma is strongly chocolate, with some coffee and dark roasts. Taste is rich chocolate with a little coffee. The taste is not bitter or harsh like an Impy but flat and smooth, like an alcoholic nesquick. A sessionable stout.
malrubius (1862) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - DEC 8, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle in pint glass. Dark brown/black with brown head and lace. Chocolate and chocolate chip cookie aroma. Medium chocolate flavor with complex hints of cinnamon and raisins. Nice mild bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation. An excellent sessionable stout, and I happen to like stout sessions.
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - DEC 8, 2007
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
35cl bottle from Systembolaget. Black with a tan head. Roasty, sweet milk-chocolate aroma. Flavor is a lot of chocolatey, sweet roasted malts, maybe a little coffee, but not very bitter overall. Palate is full and creamy. Really dug the milk-chocolate.
Beer4000 (4616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle @ RBNAG’07. Nice dark red/brown body with a medium beige head. Slightly roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Flavor is mild and soft, gentle roasted malt, some dark chocolate, a hint of coffee and a bitter finish. A smooth and nice beer.
bag (106) - Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
From bottle. Nice, dark color. Small head. Had a definite caramel taste which was OK. It wasn’t a bad flavor, it just that there’s not much else to it. I did enjoy how silky this beer was.
Speedle (266) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 3, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
real dark brown with a medium head....light coffee, roasted chocolate aroma.....creamy start with a slight watery mouthfeel...finish of roasted malts....roasted malt taste with a little bit of bitter.....good enough to be pretty good
JustinBennett (67) - junction city, Kansas, USA - DEC 1, 2007
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
bottle. poured a very dark brown. had the hint of cocao. had an after taste of chocolate
craftbeerdesign (2194) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
on tap at Taco Mac (beer of the month - dec ’07). wonderful stout! I’ve been anxious to try this one and I am glad I did finally. a dark black and full of chocolate and coffee aromas. outstanding palate... it is bitter on the tip of the tongue and smooth and creamy on the sides and back. medium to full body and quite delicious. highly recommended stout.
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt and milky sweet. Light and sweet.
ubamartian (155) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 29, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours brown tinted with some reds. Small dark tan head. Aroma is chocolate malt all the way with yeast undertones. Flavors of chocolate malt prevail over all. Smooth on the mouth, but a bit light for a stout. Decent chocolate malt aftertaste. Very easy to drink, almost wouldn’t call it a stout. But I liked the flavor so much it punched it up a bit.