DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2014 Brown pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee/chocolate, lovely aftertaste.
obguthr (5083) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Charred oak nose. Black, thin tan head. Charred oak, baker’s chocolate, very very slightly meaty. Medium to full body, easy carbonation.
hawthorne00 (3162) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Very dark brown with a light tan head that’s soon a coat. Aroma is roasty with chocolate, some singed carmael, vanilla, chicory. Smooth body, lowish carbonation. Sweet with some ashy and acid roasted touches. Firm roasted flavours, some licorice, chocolate. Not much depth for 7% but quite harmonious.
Drake (11410) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run. Dark brown, large foamy brown head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, oats, a bit of leather. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, oats, hints of vanilla and leather. Thin-medium bodied, smooth. Tasty.
hershiser2 (1685) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Wine warehouse. Lovely thick black pour with a frothy tan head. Smells
Of slightly smoked coffee, hints of chocolate. Taste is wonderful. Very flavorful! Smoked malts, oatmeal, coffee, a bit of wood. Tasty.
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kerenmk (3621) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 8, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. very dark brown with a small tan head. sweet milk chocolate and oatmeal porridge in the nose, then rich chocolate syrup. Tastes bitter and roasty, with vanilla shortly follows. Also some medicinal notes. Full body, quite carbonated, roasty and long bitter and chocolate finish. Good.
guzzler67 (1615) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Totally dark appearance with a large tan head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Earthy, creamy flavors of dark chocolate, oatmeal bread and roasted malts. Faint floral hop presence in the aftertaste. Full bodied, modestly carbonated mouthfeel leading to a lingering finish.
Bricks (837) - Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Smell of clean, oats, malt. Dark appearance with slight foamy head. Taste is slightly metallic, malt.
Handypaul (360) - - NOV 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from 802. Pours very dark brown with a beige mostly lasting small head that leaves scant lacing. Aroma is roasty malt and a slight moldiness. Medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter tastes, average to lively carbo, lots of dark roasted malt, cream and caramel flavor leading to a sticky sweet, lightly bitter finish.
melush (1853) - SPAIN - NOV 1, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl.
@ Spirits of St Germaine, Anaheim, CA, USA.
A: Black / Negro.
T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, coffee / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate, cafe.
malrubius (2317) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Brewfest. Black with tan head and lace. Tangy oaty aroma with some dark roasted espresso and ripe plummy aroma. Very roasted nuts and plums tangy oats sweetness and breadiness (aroma) with bitter roasted nuts and ashy notes in finish. Medium body. Fairly aggressively bitter for an oatmeal stout, but still quite good.