anders37 (22307) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocoalte aroma. Roasted malty grainy chocoalte flavor with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty grainy chocoalte finish.
Travlr (20314) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Dark maroon color, small tan head, scant lacing. Aroma of dilute Starbucks. Taste isweak coffe and milk chocolate. OK.
jtclockwork (13508) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to Robert. Pours black. Cream colored head. Nose of oatmeal, hops, roast chocolate malts. Taste of roast chocolate, grainy oatmeal, cream and light lactose sweetness.
argo0 (12934) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft, Snallygaster. Medium beige head atop black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some oatmeal, light roast. Taste is medium sweet, bittersweet chocolate, light bread, oatmeal. Light-medium body, smooth.
bu11zeye (12594) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a mahogany body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, lactose, nuts, rolled oats, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, toasted coconut, caramel, chocolate, and lactose.
Drake (11500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle from Brawley’s in Charlotte. Pours a very dark brown color with a large frothy brown head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of oatmeal, chocolate, nutty notes and a faint finish of tart cherries and band aids. Uh oh. The taste is bitter roasted malts, nutty notes, chocolate and coffee. Thankfully no infection notes here. Medium bodied. Pretty good overall.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: November 09, 2012
Source: Brick Store Pub
Appearance: opaque brown, frothy tan head
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, touch of caramel sweetness, light nutty character
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, light sweetness, balancing earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
deyholla (9816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to a trading partner. Pours a near clear deep brown with a light brown head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma is quite rich with dark chocolate, roasted malts and a bit of a backing dark bread note. Flavor begins with rich roasted malts and is joined by a rich a chocolate note. A nice beer.
JoeMcPhee (9244) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown pour with a tight tan head. The nose is softly toasty with a light touch of cocoa. Soft and chewy palate with a little bit of toffee. Soft toffee and some lean malt as well. A nice fruity character through the middle of the palate. A little bit of red licorice fruitiness. Interesting stuff.
drowland (7803) - Georgia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12/28/13. 12oz bottle from Exit 18. Almost black pour with a small tan head that fades. Mild dusty chocolate aroma, faint soy sauce and ash. Mild flavor with milk chocolate, a hint of metal, light acidic sourness, a certain savory aspect, not quite soy sauce, lingering ash and dry maltiness. Eh.