haddon90 (1350) - Newport Beach, California, USA - DEC 7, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks Jeremy for this. Poured a deep brown color with a creamy tan head. MIlk chocolate aroma with hints of coffee and I think caramel. Roasted malt in the flavor, as well as some cocoa, with some coffee and dark chocolate mixed in as well. Not bad. Actually, for a Porter, I liked it.
jrob21 (2192) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 30, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This one trumps the Southern Tier Choklat from a couple of months back as far as pure chocolate flavor goes. This reminds me of a melted truffle, creamy and bittersweet goodness. Bottle in VA over Thanksgiving break. Really enjoyed this since I’m such a chocaholic but as far as beer goes, this is not as intriguing as many other porters I’ve had recently.
Ughsmash (6926) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 4, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber. Poured a lovely shade of deep brown with a creamy initial cap of rich tan head. The aroma picked up sweeter, milky chocolates, coffee, and an odd dark fruity sourness.. t’was OK overall. The flavor thankfully didnít take off with sourness, but it was prevalent throughout.. milk and darker chocolates gave a cake-like impression with light caramel and coffee accents.. the edges found toasted barley and more sweet chocolates.. finished sweet. Medium-bodied and slow across the palate with the unfortunate sourness in there.. grainy on the back with roast scorching the very end. This was OK, but Iíd like to try a fresher bottle or find it on tap.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 24, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Source: Tasting, Pre-Sex
Appearance: dark brown, wispy tan head,
Aroma: huge chocolate and sweet butterscotch aroma like a butterfinger candy bar,
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, nice milky sweetness, plenty of butterscotch sweetness enhances the chocolate, touch of dark chocolate bitterness,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
jgb9348 (4298) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep fully opaque brown coloured body, loooking like mud with a thin brown head. Aroma of fudge, chocolate and more chocolate with some malt, and a bit of coffee. Medium-bodied; Strong flavour of roasted malt with a large cacao presence and a bit of a coffee twang near the end. Aftertaste shows the bitter chocolate, coffee and of course, roasted malt. Overall, not a bad beer - a bit heavy on the sweetness, but not a bad beer at all - good to try, especially around Christmas! I sampled this 65 cL bottle, purchased from Normís in Vienna, Virginia all the way out in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on 13-December-2005.
fredjaz (112) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thought this was a nice offering from Legend. Paired it with some gourmet fudge and have to say i enjoyed it. The guy who compared it to a bowl of cocoa pebbles is right on. Rich chocolate aroma and flavor with a bit of lactose sourness.
ChainGangGuy (4233) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 9, 2008
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Appearance: Pours a dark brown, near black body with a small, fine tan head.
Smell: Butter-cocoa aroma. Ugh, not another Legend Butter Bomb.
Taste: The extreme butter taste reigns over the chocolate. Thereís some sweetness, even some roast hiding in there, but the HIGH amount of diacetyl spoils it. Bleh.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Slick mouthfeel.
Drinkability: Legend, oh Legend, wonít you ever escape the diacetyl problem?
decaturstevo (4416) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 5, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler cdog69 had at Foothills gathering. slightly brown/black pour. Light toasted malt aroma with a bit of sour. A flavor of chocolate that is a bit on the sour side but a pleasant sour. Carbonation is good but mouthfeel is a bit thin. A good beer right on the edge of really good. I would like to try it fresh from the tap.
TURDFERGUSON (3760) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - FEB 3, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bomber shared by cdog69 at the presex gathering. Thanks! Poured black with a small brown head. Some cooca, smoke, roasted malt, and sourness in the nose. Flavor also tastes a little off with an uncomfortable sourness surrounding the chocolate and coffee flavors.
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz from Once Upon a Vine, Richmond. Enjoyed the regular Legend porter fairly well, so I was eager to sup this one. Itís thick and creamy, and oily dark brown, very handsome. But I could swear that the aroma - at least initially - was peanut butter and jelly. No problem, I mean Iíll drink PB & J. The taste gets closer to expectations, but thereís an oddness that I just canít place - some dough, some wood, a bit of símores. Not bad at all.