slowrunner77 (7196) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"Another textbook beer, that falls just short of standout. Nice dry, roasted barley aroma with hints of chocolate and coffee. Dry, smooth mouthfeel, and a flavor to match the aroma. Very pleasant."
MattH (660) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the brewery. Mahogany colored pour. Strong aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is coffee, roasted malts, and dark chocolate. Light to medium body for a dry stout. Texture is smooth and creamy.
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a dark brown black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.
brokensail (13596) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Black pour with a dense tan head. Intense metallic aroma, lots of roasted malt, and some dark chocolate. A bit of earth, a decent amount of coffee, and a mild sweetness. Tastes like a mouthful of pennies. Intense metal, roast, and and coffee flavors. A bit of dark chocolate, earth, and a mild bitterness.
bytemesis (4733) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours opaque black with a small creamy brown head that leaves great lacing. Aroma is light coffee, chocolate, tobacco. Flavor is about the same, medium sweet with minimal bitterness. Light bodied but creamy.
bhensonb (12572) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a beige head. Burnt malt aroma. Med minus body. Flavor is smooth burnt malt with hints of chocolate. Almost dry.
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 22, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
I had this on draft at Monterey Coast Brewing. It’s creamy up front with a dry roasty finish. decent
IrishBoy (3960) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 17, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the brewpub. Decent stout but their porter was better. Nose of coffee and caramel. Black with a medium glass lacing tan head. Flavor was chocolate, body very thin. Did have a nice thick head.
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 22, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This beer has an extremely creamy mouthfeel, and even better they did NOT use nitrogen to dispense. A nice naturally creamy texture. Smooth roasted aromas and flavors. Easy to drink. Nice.