dcschiller (2195) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(on tap at carlsbad). Pours dark brown with off-white head. Aroma of dark roasted coffee. Taste is sweet with some dry bitterness. Fulle bodied with creamy, but hoppy, finish. Nice beer.
Rusty (1533) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a deep brown with a light brown head. Aroma is coffee vanilla spices frothy milk and dark cacao nibs. Flavor is decadent chocolate, roasted coffee beans, vanilla bean, whipped cream. Finishes bittersweet creamy and not too heavy.
doubleo (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Parks dark brown with a medium sized tan head that leaves good lace. Smells of dark roasted malts and dark chocolate, slightly burned. Tastes about the same. Dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, a little smoke, slight sour malts. Pretty tasty, a little too roasted/burned for my taste. Medium/full body, nice, smooth carbonation.
danielcurtis81 (1517) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 9, 2010
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Served on tap at Port OB w/ the Z-Man himself there. The appearance is a rich midnight black. Nice brown head too. The aromas are full of roasted malts and grains, and some ground coffee. The flavors are full of roasted malts, coffee, baker’s chocolate, a little burnt edge to it. The mouth is medium full and very drying but smooth. Very nice brew.