blipp (7084) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can. Pours near black with a thin beige head. Medium roasted malts, dark chocolate, and faint hints of spices. Rich and fudgey, with hints of smoke as well. Good stuff.
SudsMcDuff (6932) - .....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
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at home. Pours black , nose is chocolate, malty, light spice, taste is similar, slight lingering burn.
Ernest (6748) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, brown, mostly diminishing.
Body is black.
Aroma is moderately malty (chocolate / cocoa powder, caramel, roasted grain/coffee), with notes of vanilla, smoke/char/ash, celery.
Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively/fizzy carbonation, lightly alcoholic.
A bit clumsy and cluttered, but ok. The spicing is fairly mild; this is a stout/porter first and foremost, thankfully...was worried this was going to be overly vegetal or cinnamon-like.
after4ever (6734) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at sb. Pours black with a loose creamy dark tan head. Mild sweet nose, mostly sweet milk chocolate. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Sweet smoky peppers show through the chocolate, cinnamon is dialed back. Interesting at a basic level, and easy to drink.
deanso (6722) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl can shared, courtesy of Zer0 @ Dean’s Birthday tasting.
Very thin tan head. Clear black pour. A nice stout
allmyvinyl (6621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Appellation Wines, Comely Bank. Pours very dark brown with a big tan head, which goes quite quickly. In fact, the carbonation dissipates very fast. Chocolate, liquorice, smoke notes. No chilli heat on the taste, which is a good thing, but otherwise the beer I’ve been least impressed with from this brewery.
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
can:   Nearly black, thin sudsy beige head, little lacing.   Sweet roasted malt nose, some chocolate, perhaps even a little bit of pepper.   Sweet roastiness first, sweet pepper second, a touch of cinnamon last.
This is tasty!   Brings me back a little to when I had Morning Brunch, except that was twice the beer this is (sorry Maui).   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Roasty, chocolaty, with some minor pepper and even more minor
cinnamon on the finish.   I bet this on Nitro would be fun!
blutt59 (6245) - 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
Sledutah (6097) - Utah, USA - JUL 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz can picked up at Wilburs in CO
Pours dark brown with a medium sized tan head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee and spices. Taste is roasty, grainy, dark chocolate, peppers, dry finish
A nice stout.