italarican (1046) - Ottawa, Ontario, - JAN 10, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Beautiful jet black pour, moderately watery, with a thin tan with a slight film the lingers; it looks almost like a constellation. Aroma of soy sauce, peat, and coffee. The peat gives it a slightly meaty, almost bacon-like nose. Roasty flavor with notes of campfire, bacon, and dark chocolate. Lingering meaty smokiness with some dark chocolate in the background. Lite body, slightly chalky, with some well-balanced roasty qualities. Very nice!
mjteeters (28) - Issaquah, Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Mixed six from Total Wine. Dark chocolate pour with a brown head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee. Sweet and bitter taste with a long finish that gives a nice coffee flavor. Very, very nice. Really enjoyed this.
AWISLguy (668) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Downer Wine & Spirits. Pours an opaque black with a brown bubbly head that dissipates very quickly to no head with almost no lacing. Aroma has chocolate and coffee; rich and strong. Taste is of bakers chocolate, bitter coffee and sweet caramel with some molasses. Very roasty and full-bodied. Finishes a bit more sweet than bitter. This was very nice; thick and tasty.
Cantabrian (385) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 7, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
A five star stout! Dark brown, pouring like thick coffee into a black night with a brown, greasy head, surprisingly this has nothing of the oily, leathery scents of some other US stouts, maculated by heavy hopping. The nose here is pure chocolate and coconut, very much like the lovely Three Boys Coconut Stout. Then, after such sweet seduction, the smooth flavour of chocolates and roasted malts is no surprise. Not much of a bitterness, neither from hops nor from charred malts. Delicious notes of vanilla to enhance the chocolate. A velvety feel, creamy on the mouth, this could be more of a sweet stout. Total redemption for US stouts, which do not need to be heavily hopped at all. This is perfection.
jbruner (1125) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an opaque brownish black from the bottle with thin tan ring of lacy head that doesnít really stick. Aroma of roasted makes and a hint of sweet chocolate and sugar. Taste follows, a hint more of the sweetness but a nice bitter coffee finish. Pretty solid.
I_N_Hale (1) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2013 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
full body, creamy, soft carbonation, black, brown foam, light sweetness, chocolate, coffee,
Thisis12ptfont (627) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - MAR 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Candied sugar and roasted malts on the aroma. Blackish brown with no foam. Roasted cocoa, toffee and espresso. Overall, basic stout flavors with masked alcohol.
Hercamund_Hops (29) - Rooster Poop, Nebraska, USA - MAR 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2/28/13 6.5% LOOK: very dark with coco brown head NOSE: semi-sweet chocolate, dark & creamy, roasted coffee bean, malt, some earthiness, light smoke TASTE: coco powder, some coffee, chocolaty dry and bitter/sweet finish FEEL: dense, dry OVERALL: pretty decent, nice heavy stout, would be a good steak stout I think Slightly chilled to room temp ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Majin (189) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Fish on the bottle! Not sure why it's an extra stout.... Smokey malty smell, decent stout taste. I won't miss it.
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boozedude (1006) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle into glass, pitch black pour, dak brown head, aroma is alcohol, and fruit chocolate, taste is excelent coffe, chocolate, very smooth, love it
beastmaster (90) - Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beautifuly copperhead coffee colored pour. Aroma has coffee and caramel but Iím hard of smelling. Thick and delicious. Cofee heavy with a burnt expresso bean note that fade. Very flavorful, not artificial in any way. Way to easy to drink.