snownirvana (70) - - MAY 15, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From can into pint glass. A: strong dark chocolate, lots of chocolate and coffee malt, and smell of rich alcohol. App: the darkest, most inky beer I have ever poured. With a one finger very dark tan head. T: dyingStrong alcohol on the front, hints of chocolate and coffee. Back is solid alcohol with very mild hints of coffee the chocolate malts. P: very subtle bubbles, but very, very creamy and smooth with a medium-length aftertaste of alcohol.
ryanfolty (2207) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
October 24, 2014 - on tap Darkness Eve at Stubs. Black pour with limited tan head. Aroma was chocolate, roasted malt and whiskey. Taste was consistent with aroma and nicely balanced. Slight dry alcohol finish.
jackl (6108) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg @ Sedona. Deep brown with a small head. Nose of cocoa puffs and vanilla cream. Woody booze. Taste if brown sugar and marshmallows. Rocky road fudge. Booze. Sweet and hot. Full body, soft carb. Pretty delicious.
travita (4575) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at the BTBF. The look is dark, big tan head, and dark black in color. The smell is wood, great, alcohol, raisins, fruit, sugar, bourbon, and barrels. The taste is roast, rich, complex, dark fruits, wood, whiskey, and so good.
Mjp12 (966) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Wow, a supreme beer, the whiskey aroma is intense, but a glassful of complex flavours mellows the taste. A luxurious, world class beer.
rougeau13 (2275) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2014 Black of course with a fluffy mocha head. Amazing aroma of chocolate, whiskey, raspberries, vanilla, and wood. Taste is rich, sweet, woody, fruity, not too boozy, roasty, and mildly bitter. Lighter side of a full body, little carbonation, smooth.
dfinney23 (2391) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Damn, that’s good. All the big Fidy you know and love plus whiskey and wood.
jkwalking05 (4369) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at BTBF 2014. Black in color with a large brown head. Aroma is of whiskey, dark chocolate, wood, and roasted malts. Taste is of chocolate, wood, whiskey, caramel, and molasses.
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at pizza plant. Dark oil black pour with a thick milk chocolate brown head. Nose is an earthy tobacco with whisky, dark chocolate. Taste is nice dark chocolate up front, into a tangy whisky, oak, nice tangy dark cacao finish.
marcus (8000) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Capitol Beer & Tap Room. This version was aged in a Breckenridge bourbon barrel. Pours near black with a modest tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a rich dark molasses flavor with a dry finish and a warm alcohol trail. A nice sipper.
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - FEB 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at World Of Beer for Arizona beer week. Aroma of coffee, bourbon-like alcohol presence. Flavors Cary from the aroma, vanilla, brown sugar, bitter chocolate.