3fourths (8980) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft. deep black body, small brown head. moderately strong roast-forward nose with medium to heavy american hops - piney, slightly resinous, a little fruity (esters too?) mixed with your typical roast and black patent ink / soy sauce / char character. medium body, medium sweetness, medium-heavy bitterness. robust and rich, overall well-made.