cmc619 (499) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I think I first sampled this at the Hops on the Hill beer/food festival in Green Bay/De Pere, summer 2012. I believe this one was paired with the mini chocolate cupcakes. Anyway, actually drinking straight from bottle (unusual for me) because I’m short a glass right now. This beer is delicious. Just a huge, rich, decadent porter. Chocolate, coffee, roast, everything is on full display. Not exactly sessionable, but this thing is a flavor bomb. Awesome. Tons of bitterness sticks on the tongue--straddles the line between hops and dark chocolate. Will need to try from a glass some time.
miyauchi38 (670) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (858) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark black with an off white head. Nose is roasted malt with chocolate and coffee notes. Taste is semi-sweet with thick, creamy mouthfeel. Nice brew.
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HarryPlopper (42) - - MAY 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Vanilla aroma. Nice dark color. Smooth mouth feel. Low carbonation. Sweet, vanilla taste, alight bitter aftertaste.
Ratman197 (10922) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 13, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with small lingering tan head. Aromas of cocoa, roasted malt, light coffee and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, earthiness and light cocoa with smooth dry lingering roasty finish.
BeerInHeaven (238) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours black with a medium tan head. aroma is malt, toast, hint of coffee. The taste is substantial. Dark malt, bitter coffee. Heavy. Long bittersweet finish. Good beer, but I wouldn’t want to session it all night.
cbfobes (2656) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from bottle, pours a very dark brown with a thin tan head, the aroma has nice notes of light roast with some coffee as well, the flavor has a good amount of coffee at first with some burnt malt and chocolate in the finish, nice mouthfeel, not bad at all.
drfabulous (4655) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle from Binny’s. Dark sticky pour. Some cherry, chocolate, and light body.
alexsdad06 (6755) - Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle picked up at Woodman’s. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, a mix of bitter dark chocolate and sweeter, creamy milk chocolate, vanilla, decent body, some mild plus bitterness to the finish, the nose is a bit better than the flavor, overall pretty good.
Ragademalion (3) - - NOV 10, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A go to beer. Love porters, and OSO did well with this one. Dark and chewy.
KyotoLefty (7369) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nose is vanilla, umami, cocoa. Dark brown with lace. Light body, umami, cocoa, some minerals. Interesting and nice.