craftbeerdesign (2138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 27, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
nitro taster at Odell on 11/18/11. black pour with a soft creamy tan head that lasts throughout. soft nose with chocolate and dark fruits. medium body with creamy chocolate, coffee, sweet dark fruits (cherry, raisin, grapes) and very smooth throughout. sweet, roasted finish with soft fruits.
arminjewell (5587) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap at the brewery on nitro, pour is thick black with tan head. Aroma has big chocolate, caramel, sweet biscuit and toffee notes, hints of earth in there as well. Taste is a nice mix of toffee, caramel, and sweet chocolate, some nice mocha like coffee notes, finishes fairly sweet with a touch of roasted bitter. Nicely done, dug this.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nitro tap @ brewery. Black appearance with a creamy, light brown head. Dark chocolate malty, light caramel, espresso aroma. Sweet chocolate dessert beer with a slight kick and a hint of coffee.