Beaver (1343) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 30, 2013
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
12 oz can. Pours inky black with a medium pillowy brown head that retains well and laces the glass.
The aroma is subdued - sweet and roasty chocolate malts and grains with some cinnamon.
The flavor is very off - cardboardy, mineral, vegetal malts with some roast and a hint of cinnamon and peppers. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and very watery.
Overall, I don’t know if I got a bad sample, but this was subdued and off. I really like the chocolate chili beers, but this didn’t have much to it.
mikem409 (1613) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours jet black gorgeous tan head. Aroma of chocolate and spice. Medium body slight heat and sweet cinnamon coco
TizzleJizzle (628) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can at flying saucer Garland. Poured a black color with a khaki top. Taste of spice, coco, smoke, very complex! High carbonation, medium body. Rock on!
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Canned, dark brown with creamy tan foam, aroma is creamy pepper and chocolate, flavor is chocolate , little fresh peppers, some spices, creamy vanilla finish
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 25, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
355mL can. $4. Pours darker, clear cola near black. Larger latte head formation with surprisingly weak retention dwindling to practically nothing in under a minute. Nose is suddy detergent, hints of tar and ash. Hints of smoked meat. Taste is bitter soil, ash, watery body. Weak palate.
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very tasty Belgian stout. Unique flavors that compliment the aromas. Let me turn down the thermostat and enjoy.
Theis (13801) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Antenna America, Yokohama. Black - brown head. Metallic aroma. Chocolate. Nice malty. Roasted. Nice burned. Smokey. Dark chocolate. Ok bitterness. Thin finish.
strongpieman (1541) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Dark black, thick. Bitter chocolate and light roasted tones. Fair carbonation. Overall pretty decent.
SudsMcDuff (5944) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tell me in a sentence, who you are?
Nobody, I’m nobody. I’m a tramp, a bum, a hobo. I’m a boxcar and a jug of wine - and a straight razor if you get too close to me
rougeau13 (2034) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2013 Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma of smoked chili peppers, anise, chocolate, and funky fruity yeast notes. Taste is woody with a little chocolate and full of chili pepper flavor without really being spicy. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated, and a touch dry. Everything about this is kind of mild, but there’s really no other complaint.