bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of coffee, toffee, chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor of vanilla, chocolate, lactose, light oak, and roasted malt.
oneeighthcuban (106) - - APR 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smells like coffee, maybe a little boozy smell. Not really picking up the whiskey aging. Has a sweet taste to it, but also a slight whiskey flavor, but coffee is the main player here. Would buy/drink again. A really solid coffee stout.
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Solid coffee and cocoa nose. Easy drinking mild stout with chocolate and coffee. Some bitterness and wood finish.
Ryborne (53) - - MAR 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark and a little gritty with a fresh coffee after taste.chocolate is harder to isolate.all in all very enjoyable.
TheHOFF43 (1786) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pours dark with beige head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts, Flavor matches. Not bad as it has a great mouthfeel and good flavor.
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Lift Bridge Brewery for the release. Has some nice chocolate aromas and a nice backing of coffee and malt. Taste is chocolate, coffee, molasses and a bit of whiskey sweetness, has a nice dry finish, decent.
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n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - JAN 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Sharrett’s Liquor Store (Saint Paul, Minnesota, 7/12/12)
Aroma: Coffee, chocolate, alcohol (presumably whiskey), and some roasty aromas.
Appearance: Dark brown, almost black, with a thick hazel head.
Taste: Medium sweetness, medium bitterness, and dry.
Palate: Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, anda bitter finish.
arminjewell (8626) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 22, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, thick black pour with nice tan head, aroma brought notes of espresso, dark chocolate, hints of lactose, touch of grain, caramel, toffee in there as well, smells very nice. Taste is a mix of green espresso bean, hints of coffee, whiskey, slight oak, nice chocolate in there, finishing fairly coffee forward with lots of dark chocolate, slightly bitter, Very tasty.
mnmike (1067) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 18, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Buster’s on 28th last Saint Patrick’s Day. Great stout with the dry character you’d expect from Irish styles
crossovert (9207) - Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I thought it wouldbe smokier and more robust but it turns out to be a well-balanced stout.