bhensonb (10345) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from timfoolery. It’s a wild pour. One inch of dark brown and 4+ fingers of creamy/foamy tan head. Aroma through that head is tuff, but there’s a lot of heavy dark burnt malt down below. Med body or better. Flavor is fairly smooth burnt malt with some aspects that could be bourbon or celery. Odd, but I could call it either way. There’s some chocolate, and it’s rather ashy, but it’s dry, seemingly astringent, and there’s a lot of hop bitter. Pardon while I attend to the foam creeping from the bottle. Damn nice drink. Much more flavor than many stouts. As flavorful as an IS, but in a very different, but similar, way.
sturmthis (218) - USA - APR 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft. Dark brown color with beige head. Smokey, burnt wood taste. Ends slightly better.
jkwood04 (3397) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some smokiness, hints of chocolate and coffee, and light dough. Flavor the same with an average texture. A decent stout.
SHIG (3447) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: Poured a black in color with a brown head. Aroma was sweet chocolate. Taste is similar with chocolate, the hops did not come through the sweetness, but gave a balance to the malts.
Duchammer (27) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - MAR 22, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
It was a nice toasty stout very bitter both hops and black patent. Decent drinking stout.
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very roasty and ashy, I actually like this a lot. Light and tasty, I like it yum yum yum
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Asheville. Pours brown with foaming off white/tan head. Nose and taste of white sugar, smoke, pine, toasted chocolate malt and roast coffee. Medium body. A bit overcarbonated.
jcnielsen (1707) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Olde Hickory. Pours a black color with white head. Roasty, burnt, creamy, slight chocolate flavors. Pretty nice stout.
Leighton (9833) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery taproom. Pours clear brown with a creamy beige head. Rich coffee ice cream aroma with hints of dark chocolate. Light to medium sweet flavor with dark roast coffee, modest bittersweet baking cocoa, dirt. Medium bodied with fineto average carbonation. Earthy bitterness to finish with notes of baking cocoa, ash, milk chocolate. Tasty.
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Olde Hickory. Pours a clear reddish brown appearance with a tan head. Molasses and brown sugar in the nose with a bit of smoke. Moderate sweetness and bitterness. Well balanced. Mild campfire smoke. Caramel, toffee, baked beans like. Smooth. Favorite here so far.
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty decent bomber from my home state, good porter, lots of chocolate, good stuff