Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Sune’s (Thanks). Black - offwhite head. English licorice, burned, dryness, berries, light lactose, coffee, caramel, smooth & creamy. I Love It !!!
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, caramel, light coffee, and bacon grease. Flavor of roasted malt, smoke, caramel, and baking cocoa.
argo0 (11079) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet/milk chocolate, some smoke, roast. Sticky medium-full body.
Travlr (9838) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of nuplastikk, thanks! Hazy maroon color, small brown head. Aroma of Starbucks and burnt toast. Taste is coffee, dark cocoa powder. Nice.
Lubiere (9031) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A deep dark porter with a thin dark brown head. In aroma, a smooth caramel chocolate with vinous notes, very mice coffee grinds, well done. In mouth, a nice herbal chocolate with mocha coffee, chewy, nice. Bottle from Riley’s, Madison, 1.99$.
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 20, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown pour. Small tannish head. Aroma isn’t so good. Meaty, butter, some chocolate is there. Flavor is a LOT better than the aroma. Roasty, a bit tart, chocolate, cherries, coffee and finishes a little bitter.
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Pours an opaque black with dark mahogany edges and a spotty-lacing froth of beige head. Has a sweet toasty dark caramel, dark chocolate and roasted coffee nose. Starts with a good rich caramel and chocolate sweetness well-balanced with bittering hops and roasted malt before a smooth sweet milk chocolate finish. An enjoyable and complex brew that borders on imperial/strong porter.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle from Badger in Beloit. Pours a dark clear reddish color with a medium creamy brown head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big chocolate notes, faint roast and hops. The taste is bitter hops, roasted malts and chocolate. Medium bodied.
GT2 (7034) - Riverslime, California, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
355mL thanks to nuplastikk. Pours a deeper sepia, small tan head. Bubbles retention. Nose is heavy green apple jolly rancher, huge acetaldehyde. Taste is dairy, heavy bitter chocolate, rich black coffee. Dry and fully bitter. Long, powdery cocoa finish.
Ughsmash (6915) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 10, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Poured deep brown with a creamy cap of oaky head.. looked quite nice. The aroma picked up sweeter caramel and darker chocolates along with molasses.. earthy and lesser piney hoppage accented. The flavor found rather rich semi-sweet chocolates at the core.. again, molasses was the other dominant malty component.. earthy bitterness and lactic sourness around.. finished with nice balance between the elements. Medium-bodied with creamy carbonation on the palate.. a little tacky on the back-end.. bitterness and sourness were complementary.. this was intriguing, and I would have another.