neepsntatties (1238) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 29, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Colour... black with brown edges and no head. Nose... very faint malt roastiness. Palate... light bodied, roasty, dry, tangy, slightly musty, rather like a dry Irish stout.
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap early 2009. Smooth and lightly sweet. Light roast for a stout, with mostly chocolate tastes and just enough bittereness to balance. OK.
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - FEB 7, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at pub. Poured thick and black with thin tan head. Much lacing. Aroma of coffee in the morning, malt. Flavour of roast malt, black coffee, unsweetened chocolate and nuts. Lasting coffee finish. Sip this and order another one.
ryanknock (150) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 19, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A thick, roasty, robust and quite drinkable ale. Very flavorful, chocolate, dried fruits, caramel and a light nutty quality. It could be a bit thicker and less sweet, but it is still quite creamy due to the nitro tap.
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with some hints of coffee and licorice. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2008
2.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
This was the first beer to make me start associating really creamy stouts/porters with meat products.
raphael (911) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not a big stout drinker, partly due to my hop addiction, but loved this one. aroma of licorice, roast malt, prune and pine. opaque darkest brown with thin tan head. flavor of roasted malt combines well with the hop edge (still advantage tot he roast, notes of coffee and molasses. seamles int he mouth, easy drinking.
egajdzis (5401) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured an opaque black color with a small, tan head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast, smokey, charred wood, cocoa, light raisin, and a bit of fig. Taste of roasted malts, smoke, vanilla beans, light chocolate, and a dry, bitter finish.
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bottle shared thanks to Josh. Poured a dark brown color wtih a small sized off white head. Aromas of some roastiness, chocolate, dark fruits, and nutty. Tastes of chocolate, lighter roast, caramel, and coffee. Body on the thinner side.
TomDecapolis (4539) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 10, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Josh for sharing this one. Pours a deep brown with lots of ruby/amber notes and a smaller bubbly white head. Aroma of dark fruits, cardboard, nuts, lightly roasted/toasty malt and a touch of vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, light coffee, vanilla, caramel, toffee and nuts.