Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Roasty smell with milk choolate flavor and milky texture. Honey and maybe some mint in the finish? Whatever, pair with andes mints. Very tasty with awesome mouthfeel. Put with vanilla ice cream too.
thirdeye11 (5379) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) cloudy dark brown with a ring of creamy fine tan bubbles. Nose of raisin, light cocoa, clean chocolate nose. Taste of rich milk chocolate, light raisin, creamy body, sweet with a nice finish. The original for me, is better.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Draught) Pours a black body with a small beige head. Aroma of raisins, chocolate, and roasted malt. Flavor of raisins, roasted malt, chocolate, and minerals with a thin mouthfeel and dry finish.
drowland (5893) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2/25/12. On cask during RBWG 2012. Darn brown pour with a nice brown head. Aroma of sweet caramels and plenty of chocolate. Nice chocolate flavor as well on top of the nice sweet maltiness of the brew. Not bad!
djd07 (2766) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at Draught house. Pours a very dark brown with a tan head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is roast and chocolate. Thin mouthfeel with sweet roasted chocolare malt. Easy to drink a good Imperial stout from Rahr.
kidmartinek (3216) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pretty much black beer with a small tan dripping lace head. Cocoa leathery earthy smell. Full bodied. Great cocoa malt flavor with well balanced bittering hops. Smooth and velvety mouthfeel. Clean cocoa malt finish. Somewhere between an impeial stout and a desert beer. Easily drinkable.
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Beer engine at Ginger Man in Fort Worth. Nice stout. Strong alcohol, tons of delicious burnt malt flavor with coffee and the cocoa really brought any chocolate flavors to the front.
mar (4591) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On cask. pitch black with a thin cream head. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate, bittersweet. Very smooth on the palate thanks to the cask, creamy malts, big oat flavor, roasted malts, and a chocolate finish.