Doghair (123) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with a creamy tan foam. Nice lacing. Aroma is mostly coffee and roasted malt. Taste is well balanced coffee & dark toasty malt. A bit of sweetness in the front. Lightly carbed, works well. Excellent coffee stout. Easy drinking, very enjoyable.
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writerljberg (230) - Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
New 11.2oz bottle.
A: Pours in an oil-like manner. There’s plenty of bubbles cascading through this, and it’s got a 1/2" of separating mocha head. Dark mahogany - looks good.
N: Oatmeal, hop leafs, roasted malt, and coffee. Dark chocolate and espresso. Well rounded on the nose here.
T: Very bitter with lots of roasted malt/smoke. Has a fair amount of baker’s chocolate but there’s only a very moderate sweetness. Which works for the beer as it’s definitely meant to emulate the coffee side of things. Has a little rye spice in here.
M: Medium-heavy body with a good amount of carbonation. The oats add an excellent roundness to this. Seems about right for the style.
O: Ended up really enjoying this. I don’t remember the previous batches being quite as good, so I’ve shied away from this, but I’ll be more tempted to buy it in the future.
20107589 (50) - randers, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
lot of coffee aroma, toast, hops. clear black color with a heavy brown head. a long bitter taste.
TommyFi (14) - ITALY - MAY 20, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Di color nero, schiuma color nocciola. Al naso sprigiona un aroma intenso di caffè torrefatto, tostato, di cioccolato. In bocca rispecchia tutti gli aromi percepiti dal naso, in più è oleosa, si percepisce inoltre una punta acidula da malti tostati. Abbastanza alcolica anche se a berla non si percepisce troppo. Finale citrico/erbaceo da luppolo.
Ed5388 (524) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bomber. Pours pitch black, with a huge thick mocha head. Aroma is big on the coffee, roasted malts and a hint of chocolate. Tastes of bitter coffee, deep roasted malts, char, with slight notes of oatmeal and dark fruit. Really rich and silky.
rjkreid (190) - SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2013
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty epic beer. Strong roasted coffee notes on the nose with a strong tang of bitterness. Continues in the mouth with a deep coffee richness and an oily mouth feel. Deep flavour that has a very long finish. Excellent and complex.
WeissGary (174) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2013
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Bottle. This beer is fantastic! Pours a slick and oily black body, thing brown/white head, a really overpowering but enjoyable espresso-like aroma, slick and heavy to tongue, tastes sweet syrupy with a very complex chocolate/coffee taste which starts really smooth and sweet and seeps down the back of your throat into a dark and crisp finish. Again, this beer is just fantastic, its full bodied flavour is really really lovely, this is one which stout fiends like myself will adore!
Inbreak (84) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
May 2011, 0,5l bottle (batch #357) sampled @ first ever BBGTC tasting:
Fyldig sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, kaffi, mørk sjokolade, litt salt lakris, røyk og tørka frukt. Fyldig sødmerik smak med preg av mørkbrent malt, syrlig kaffi, humle, lakris, mørk sjokolade, tjære. God bitterhet som set litt. Veldig god.
DiarmaidBHK (2288) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Gift from MagsinVA. Thanks sis! Purchased at Connecticut Avenue Liquor and Wine. Pours black with an inch of khaki foam. Nice roasted coffee notes on the nose. This is good stuff! I’m trying to drink it slowly but I keep gulping it down. Subtle coffee notes on the tongue blend nicely with the roasted malt. It has almost a jello like mouth feel. Finish lingers a bit. Very nice!
PattyBat (16) - - MAY 12, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured a dark black with a sandy head. Smelled strongly of dark chocolate and coffee. Taste of coffee and oatmeal, which balanced out very nicely. Strong coffee aftertaste. An overall awesome beer.
Gerardgathier (64) - - MAY 9, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Doing this on the recollection I have of last night.
Huge coffee nose, huge coffee flavour.
All in all well balanced.