Iphonephan (5790) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at Vine Street Pub and Brewery. Pours a dark cola with an ecru head. Coffee nose with a hint of mint. Flavors of coffee and some roasted nuts. Short slightly bitter finish.
kaser (5312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Vines in Denver. Black with a ton of fluffy off white head. Not much on the nose. Chocolate and cocoa but light, flavor. Very good. Easy drinker.
JK (5624) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Vine Street. Low carbonation and smooth palate, but it does seem a little thin. Heavily roasted grain and a good amounted of coffee, just a little chocolate.
Damico (3137) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured regular and nitro back to back. Aroma is incredible, generous amounts of roasted coffee so pleasant in the nose. The flavor brings big roasted coffee as well with a creamy body on nitro. Smaller and more delicate are the flavors than the aroma, but the roasted malt profile is enjoyed.
NachlamSie (3210) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
8 oz. on nitro at Vine Street Pub. Pours near black with ruby tints. Pretty decent coffee in the nose, it’s no Bells java stout, but it is certainly delightful. The flavor has some creamy, almost tart and dry notes. Dark chocolate and flavorful coffee make up the flavor. Solid.
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at Mountain Sun. Nice and creamy with hints of chocolate, milk lactose sugar and coffee bean. Very well balanced.
sonnycheeba (4870) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours dark brown with thin, creamy beige head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, coffee, raisins, figs, light oak, and light spicy hops. Flavor is roast malt forward with supporting chocolate, espresso, light smoke, some dark fruit esters, and faint earthy hops; dry finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.
Brouwerij (959) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Mtn Sun. Pours an opaque black with a half finger of tan head that disappears in minutes. The aroma is dominated by roasted coffee, hints of roasted malt and caramel. Flavor is slightly sweet malty up front, fading into strong and rich coffee tones. Finish is somewhat bitter and the coffee flavor lingers. Moderate carbonation and medium body, with a slightly astringent finish. A very enjoyable beer with bold coffee flavor.
UncleKorm (1181) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Vine Street Brewpub, Denver. Poured black w/ a small tan fully diminishing head and fair lacing. Medium aroma of fresh ground coffee. Taste is bitter coffee, light chocolate with a slight bitter finish. Medium body with lively carbonation.
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Mountain Sun in Boulder, on October 8, 2012
Dark reddish brown color, tan head. Sweet, roasted scent. Roasted, malty, a bit campfire taste. Roasted aftertaste. Medium to spritzy mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.