Jwasciuk (198) - Lowell, Michigan, USA - MAR 6, 2007
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2007 Pours muddy black with a large creamy light brown head. Aroma is toasted malts, leather and earthy esters. Flavor is well balanced, rosted malts, and chocolate more apperant in the finish. Medium bodied oliy, softly carbonated a bit of metallic in the finish.
surffisher (198) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. Pours opaque dark mahogany with an easy, sturdy tan head which dissipates but is easy to recall with a swirl or two. Nice splotchy lacing. Aroma of cocoa and fresh cigar tobacco. Flavor is forward with tobacco and bitter chocolate with some sour notes - not nearly as sweet as expected - and with a dry, roasty, warm finish. Moderate fine carbonation supports a smooth, chalky, medium mouthfeel. Pretty nice and unique beer.
hopmelt (197) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 25, 2014 Pours near black, big thick khaki head. Aroma milk chocolate, coffee, alcohol, bready caramel malt. Taste roast malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee, bready malt, slight sweetness, alcohol and noble hops. Mouthfeel is full, rich, low carbonation, alcohol astringency present, semisweet finish. Overall very tasty, complex yet balanced, excellent beer.
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours pitch black with a long lasting generous tan head. The aroma starts sweet almost bubble gummy but roasty and chocolat notes take over. Flavor is mostly dry with a smoth finish. Some alcohol is detectable but not too overwhelming. Full Mouthfeel that is smooth and slick. Overall a nice well brewed beer although not my preffered style of stout.
BigSound (196) - New York, USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark oily black in color, light khaki head.
Nice roasty chocolate malt character in the nose, very well masked alcohol, a tiny bit of dark fruit, carmal, and vanilla.
Taste is full of chocolate, a bit of chili, some mote vanilla. I get some mote fruit, defiantly a nice coffee bitterness,
Mouth feel has a pretty high carbonation. A bit creamy, there is a bit more chilli in the finish. Pretty thin body.
Overall not bad, I love using this stout for cooking but rarely buy it to drink. Not a bad beer at all though.
luv2brew (196) - Chesterfield, Virginia, USA - MAR 24, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This one pours jet black with a massive choco head. It smells of a yeasty burnness that lasts through the whole beer. This is a malty beer w/ a good burntness throughout I also detect a hint of coffe with a good dose of bitterness at the end. This may not be better thatn any stout on the market, but it will hang with any of them. The best part about it, is that I got it for $2.99.
igel (196) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 28, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Appearance: A deep dark brown color with a full, foamy, tan head (low retention. Aroma is dull and muted: Roasty and chocolaty with a light hop presence. Metallic notes. Flavor: sweet start with a dominant roasted taste, chocolaty, and a lightly dry and metallic finish. Palate: medium bodied and creamy with low co2. This beer seems to have under utilized the assets of the ingredients. Not a bad beer, but not well balanced and not memorable.
RaphaelN (195) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 1, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Finely brewed stout. The palate was fairly complex with interesting flavours that I have never witnessed in a beer before. I coudln’t even tell what most of them were. Nose was coffee and nuts. Flavour was of caramel, chocolate, coffee and some sort of spice that I can’t quite put my finger on. Not my favourite to drink. The flavour really overwhelms me at times, but I would drink this again.
GaltScat (195) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2008
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Highly skeptical of beer from a third world shit hole, I was pleasantly surprised. Pours black/brown with big milk chocolate head. Aroma sweet but slightly sour, in a good way. Some plum flavors with some roasted flavors a hint of bitter chocolate and some toffee. Very nice body, full and creamy. nice amount of carbonation and it goes down nice and smooth, just like a good stout should. Very drinkable.
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2002
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep color, tan head, somewhat bitter, flavorfull... a very nice stout.