bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a black body with a medium beige head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, whiskey, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, whiskey, grain, and wood.
Travlr (9825) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at The Festival. Dark brown color, thick brown head. Aroma of burnt espresso, vanilla, subtle whiskey. Taste is dark bittersweet cocoa, vanilla, coffee. Tasty.
brokensail (9113) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by Phil. Black pour with a nice tan head. Nose is a little boozy and heavy on the soy sauce. Whiskey, oak, and roasted malt aromas. Some hints of smoke, fudge, vanilla, and coconut, too. The flavor is quite nice. Plenty of whiskey, coconut, and chocolate covered banana. Fudge, hints of smoke, vanilla, roast, and a touch of coffee.
Ratman197 (8479) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 3, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of brown foam. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate and light bourbon. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, light bourbon and light oak with a smooth dry linmgerting roasty chocolate finish.
BeerandBlues2 (8454) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at The Festival. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy tan head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is chocolate and roast malt, coffee, vanilla, whiskey and dark fruits. Flavor is sweet dark malt and fruits with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hella good. Big rich dark brown pour, brown head. Aroma of bourbon soaked brownies! Lots of rich chocolate flavor, vanilla, toffee, coconut, toasted oak, tar. Damn freaking good!
adnielsen (7573) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Arminís palace, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks! Pours a deep brown appearance with a brown head. Oaty, dark chocolate, light whiskey, slightly spicy woody aroma. Chocolate, oatmeal, coffee, vanilla, woody, coconut, light whiskey flavor. Nice beer.
GT2 (6997) - Riverside, California, USA - AUG 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
750mL. Deep sepia pour with yeast floaties. Weak foam with spotty lacing. Nose is excellent bourbon barrel, smoke, savory steak, flashes of coconut. Vanilla, rich coconut. Taste is silky, lots of coconut oil. This is boss. Awesome silky body with a quick, woody, dry finish.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring at The Festival in Portland with Kramer, Andrew, and J-Dadmond. Pours a brown to black with a thin beige head. Roast, cocoa, chocolate and warm wood on the nose. Musk over cocoa, warm roast, light alcohol. Cocoa, gentle bitterness on the finish.
jtclockwork (6223) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Matt. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of roast chocolate brownie, coffee, bourbon, old wood, toasted marshmallow and earthy malt. Velvety mouth-feel. Full bodied. Finishes with a bit of chocolate bourbon.