stumpyiliz (215) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 12, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great oat ba’d stout. Big on bourbon, soy and burnt toffee. Amazing round mouthfeel with a long lasting vanilla flavor on the side of the palate.
Oats roll on the tongue with a long finish. Great BBA’d beer
ajnepple (2293) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Vine Street Pub. Black appearance with a tan head. Aroma of alcohol, molasses, vanilla, licorice, roasted malts and dark chocolate. Similar flavor with notes of caramel, cookies and light coffee. Pretty full body with a creamy feel and a bittersweet finish. The alcohol isn’t hidden very well, unfortunately.
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A really nice stout. Served on tap at Southern Sun. The oatmeal flavor is subtle but is prevalent in the aftertaste. A nice brew that needs a try.
BeerandBlues2 (9883) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Vine Street. Pours opaque with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is oat and chocolate malt with earthy hops, prune and fig esters. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, spicy hops and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
sonnycheeba (3613) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Pours deep, dark brown with thin, creamy tan head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, milk chocolate, oats, light caramel, light earthy hops, figs, raisins, and light booze. Flavor is roast malt dominate with some supporting spicy hops (light bitterness), chocolate, dark fruit esters, and coffee; dry, lightly bitter finish. Medium/full body and low carbonation.
Brouwerij (930) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Mtn Sun, served in wine glass. Pours very deep, opaque brown with a finger of brown head. Good retention, minimal lacing. Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and alcohol. Flavor is coffee and mild oatmeal/grain up front, then mildly alcoholic and bitter/roasted malt. Finishes slightly bitter. Mild carbonation and medium body, smooth texture and mouthfeel. Slightly oily finish. A very good imperial stout.
gnoff (7934) - 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
Very dark brown to black color, dark brown head. Malty, roasted, alcohol, sweet taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Sweet, roasted scent.
arminjewell (6293) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap at Vine St is thick black with tan head, aroma brought notes of sweet oatmeal with nice chocolate/mocha notes, hints of slight roasted malt and some nice dark fruity notes in there as well. Taste brings notes of slight roasted malts, some lactose and oatmeal sweeten it up, nice dark fruits and chocolate come through with a slight roasted note, slight alcohol warmth as well. This was well done.
Camons (6104) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Vine Street Pub, Denver. Pours pitch black with a staying light brown head. Aroma of sweet malts, dark chocolate, sweet dark fruits, plum. Taste is sweet malty, lots of chocolate, caramel, oat, port and bourbon, notes of licorice. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, light alcoholic finish. Very nice. 240212
rhialistic (156) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ Vine Street. Dark caramel-colored head with some lacing, beer is black. Sweet strong aroma heavy with bourbon. Taste is extremely sweet, candy and burnt caramel and with lots and lots of bourbon. Thick mouthfeel/body, medium carbonation, lots of lingering sweetness on the finish along with some heat from the alcohol. Intense and too sweet to order again.