BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the tasting room. Pours with a deep brown, near black hued body with a lasting tan head. Moderate lace. Aromas are of oranges, low phenol, estery, vanilla, medium to low roast, chocolate, leathery and peppery. Lightly grassy. Flavors show some mild roast, earthy and nutty, peppery phenols, bone dry (which is nice). Nutty, floral, peppery, light citrus zest, medium phenol and ester in the finish. Lively bubbles, dry and clean.
joeneugs (5626) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On draft at the brewery. It pours a dark amber orange color with a thick khaki head. The aroma has oranges and cocoa as advertised with some dark Munich maltiness as well. The flavor is very frothy with cocoa, pepper and citrus zest. Nice.
bb (8408) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Dark mahogany beer with a dark cream head. Light spice and light malt aroma. Spice and caramel flavor with light malt. Medium bodied. Spice and light yeast lingers with light caramel.
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Overall pretty good belgian ale on tap at the brewery, dark malts, easy to drink, nice
bu11zeye (12679) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours a brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, smoke, ash, and minerals. Flavor of roasted malt, anise, dates, smoke, raisins, chocolate, nuts, and ash.
brokensail (15728) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a blackish color with an off-white head. Smells primarily of roasted malts. A touch of citrus, maybe a bit of bitter cocoa powder. Some black pepper and some chalk, as well. The flavor is surprisingly bitter. As with the aroma, primarily roasted malts on the palate. Heavy on the chalk, black pepper, and bitter orange, too.
yespr (40082) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From tap at simmz. Pours dark brown to black with a small off whitw head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and light fruity. Bitter and light toasted malty. Ends dry and bitter.