HopTsing (428) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From the tap came a very dark brew. Aromas and flavors of malt, oak, bourbon, and coconut. Full bodied and tasty.
Travlr (12470) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 28, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Dark brown color, thick brown head. Aroma of dark bittersweet cocoa, vanilla. Taste is vanila, dark milk chocolate, espresso. Nice.
Kinz (3307) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Mekong. Pours black, slight head. Aroma is chocolate, slight coffee, a hint of booze, and maybe a touch of cherry. Flavor is a match, with oak and vanilla notes coming into play as well. A very nicely executed bourbon barrel stout, with everything in balance.
Iphonephan (3403) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Smoky caramel aroma. Chocolate, coffee and whisky. Nice imperial stout.
tia (950) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Very dark warm brown with tan dissipating head and minimal lacing. Smells like earth, chocolate, bourbon, and cherries. Dry chocolaty flavor.
GT2 (8556) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Meridian Pint. Inky, low carbonation pour. Beige layer of bubbles. Thicker, buttery chocolate nose with some dark chocolate souffle. Mild coconut. Taste is sweet cream butter, toasted coconut, melted chocolate. Quite bitter, waxy dark chocolate, bitter cocoa powder. Dry finish with lots of balancing bitterness. Yum.
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 14, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Tan head, black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, vanilla, some wood, chocolate, roast. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, some whisky, light roast, vanilla. Medium body, some stickiness, light alcohol burn.