Nickls (1891) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap. Jet black and a khaki creamy head. Mineral, bitter chocolate, coffee, slightly fruity an toasty aromas. Flavor is dry, bitter chocolate, espresso, tart dark fruit and roasty dry. Medium and silky body.
alexsdad06 (6101) - Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Ei8ht Ball. Pours a dark cola brown to black in color with a thin beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, dark chocolate, espresso, earthy bitterness, and a hint of alcohol. Tasty and a surprise to see on the list.
Tmoney99 (11228) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap sample. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good to excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted chocolate and alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy toasted dark chocolate malt flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a solid beer.
radagast83 (5201) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at GDB in Washington. Poured a dark brown, almost black color with a small tan head. Aroma was notes of bitter, chocolate, with some earthy notes. Flavor had some earthy hops, chocolate, bitterness. Caramel. Touch boozy.
Geiserich (3497) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Dark brown to black color with a creamy brownish head. Aroma of dark fruits (plums, berries), cacao, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Flavor is fruity (dark berries, sweet cherries), raosty, dark chocolate, cacao beans, acid. Finish with burnt malt, coffee, cacao and dark chocolate bitterness. Long dry end.
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On draft. Poured dark black with a dark brown head. Smelled like a cold cup of unsweetened black coffee. Tasted like REALLY strong black coffee with a good dry bitterness. Really good but...$10 for a 9oz pour is a bit much.
nimbleprop (5295) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an inky black with some clumpy, soot colored head. Nose has a lot of licorice, toast, brown sugar, malt, a little earthy, cracker. Flavor has a lot of licorice and molasses, a touch of smoke, almost a little sausage fat, malty, toast, some soy, booze, a touch of cough syrup, black pepper. Full bodied, slightly hot, slightly peppery finish. Unique.
argo0 (11729) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, grapefruit, roast, some bittersweet chocolate, earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, caramel, earthy/grapefruit, some bittersweet chocolate. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.
Travlr (13722) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft in Washington DC! Woohoo! Very dark maroon brown color, tan edge head. Aroma of tobacco, burnt espresso. Taste is rich dark cocoa, unsweetened coffee, figs, dates. Delicious.
c0fein (256) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle @ home. Orderd from Ales By Mail. Magic Rock Rocks!
Second beer from Magic Rock and this is also very good without compromises.