j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear cola brown to black with a thin tan head. Chocolate and cinnamon on the nose. Spice and cocoa. Medium bodied, cinnamon and spice dusty chocolate, cocoa. Big roast and cocoa with a lot of cinnamon bitterness. Almost acrid with the amount of spice obscuring everything.
jtclockwork (10891) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Need label. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of cinnamon, vanilla bean, chili pepper, oak, sweet chocolate and milk sugar. Medium body.
vtafro (4838) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at EBF. Dark pour with tan head. Chocolate, spice, cinnamon and vanila aromas. Flavors come together well, vanilla, cinnamon, chocolate and light peppers and spice.
Errl (2115) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a light tan head..Nose is cinnamon, spice, peppers, lactose...Taste is cinnamon, milk chocolate, milk chocolate, graham cracker, soft pepper..
jackl (5806) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Deep brown with a small head. Spicy coffee cake. Cocoa. Rich, sweet and spicy. Taste of coffee creamer, milk, toffee, earth. Nice and sweet. Dry finish. Some apple skin. Nice.
bytemesis (4652) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by Felipe. Tasting bottle #3. Pours clear deep mahogany, approaching black, medium fizzy tan head that dissipates very quickly and leaves minimal lacing. Aroma is cocoa, cinnamon, tart oak tannins, a bit of chili pepper. Flavor is light sweet and lightly tart, oaky acetic notes bring some sourness; a bit of basement funk present as well, along with mushroom (!) and lots of tobacco. Light body, high carbonation. Based on the description I would have to say this one is milking along an infection of some sort, but in any case it ain’t nothing to write home about.
crajun (1075) - , Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle from clarkvv in trade. aroma was of a milk stout; nice dark pour; low carbonation. taste was subdued is the best word; nice to drink but nothing stood out for me - unlike most milk stouts, this was light on lactic and sweetness (good thin); there was some slight heat; I never got vanilla.
DrewFace (947) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Big roasty character, stale like oxidized character, pepper - vegetal, light spicy notes. Peppers and vegetal flavor also, roasty, oxidized stale.
Homer321 (2759) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Nose is strong virgin oak and slightly smokey. Pour is pitch black. Flavor is mostly vegetal with a slight heat. No cinnamon or vanilla really. Ok but just mediocre. Not really flavorful. No wow factor.
beechner224 (938) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Steve. Pours black tan head. Aroma is almost smoky, hint if oak. Taste is a lot of the same, oak, smoke, missing vanilla, nutmeg, etc. just ok