snoworsummer (2949) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at P S A. Pours dark but brown with a fizzy bubbly tan head. Tastes like roasted malt, nutty, toast, and light dried fruit. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like roasted malt, nutty, light chocolate, and a bit of dried fruit.
MadRobin (2248) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at The Ale House Columbia.
Nearly opaque, very dark rosewood color with a fine khaki head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of roasted malt, raisins, roasted coffee, chocolate and hops.
Taste of roasted coffee, dark slightly tart fruit, toffee, chocolate and mild hops.
Medium body and medium/high carbonization.
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dlovell2 (1061) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma with vanilla cocoa. Flavor starts roasted malt with cocoa, vanilla, toffee, and dried prunes. Finish has slight pine bitterness.
kramer (5318) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Clear light brown body with a small wispy beige head. Nose is a nice mix of roast coffee and chocolate malt with some light hops. The flavor is dry and slightly grainy with chocolate malt and coffee on the finish. Nice snap of bitterness on the back end. Lingering coffee finish. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a slight grainy huskiness.
HighlanderOne (1047) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - SEP 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Pratt street ale house. Wonderful aroma of coffee ice cream. Almost stout black with hardly any head. Flavors of dry cocoa, vanilla, coffee, and caramel. Has a true porter feel to it. Like this one a lot.
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at Churchkey. Clear brown color, medium tan head. Aroma of raisins, toffee. Taste has prunes and other dark fruit, more toffee. Not bad.
alexsdad06 (6567) - Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at City Tap House. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a thin creamy off white head. The aroma and flavor have a nice roasted malt and creamy chocolate character with a more subtle fruitiness that runs throughout. Some earthy hops add a hint of bitterness to the finish. This had a smooth mouthfeel and medium body. Served at the right temperature made this a nice surprise for the evening.
radagast83 (5376) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Churchkey. Poured a brown color with a small white head. Aroma was some chocolate notes, toffee, malts. Flavor was nice, hops, dark fruits, sweet malts. Toffee.
j12601 (7386) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Pratt. Pours a clear ruby to brown amber with a medium sized white to beige head. Soft malt, light toast, very subtle hops. Soft sweetness, light malt. Tastes a bit like a barley tea, dry and nutty with some nice toasty elements. Toast, faint sweetness into a smooth gentle bitterness. The pint did pick up some gentle umami and toasted sesame oil notes as it warmed.
BeerandBlues2 (10517) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear brown with a short, fizzy off-white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is chocolate and toffee malt, leather, dates and figs. Flavor is malt dominant, dark fruits, light hops and bitterness, and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.