obguthr (5712) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2016
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Walnut and tobacco, charred oak aroma. Black, thin head. Leather, tobacco, molasses, charred oak and walnut. Medium to full body, easy carbonation. A really good stout from a brewery I don’t usually like very much.
Imaena (2231) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAR 2, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. This is a pretty bland and generic stout. Nothing really note worthy here.
ChainGangGuy (4808) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Appearance: Pours a very dark brown body with a diminutive, light beige head.
Smell: Chocolaty, carob aroma, a little bit nutty with a fruitiness akin to dates.
Taste: Robustly malty, with a good taste of chocolate, carob, and, as with the nose, it’s a mite bit nutty. Moderately sweet. Dark fruitiness. Sugar-sweetened coffee. Restrained hop character only hinting of pepper and spice and with just a sliver of bitterness. Moderately roasty in the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Lightly creamy mouthfeel.
Overall: Will GB make you cry out GD? Uncertain. BUT, it’s a tasty, likable stout.
unclemike (2922) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 12, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Malty aroma. Taste is roasted malts, well balanced, good co2. Good tasting stout, a little on the thin side or watery for this style. Overall decent, nice bite up front for this brew.
BeerdedDave (1373) - Beckley, USA - APR 14, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
black with a thick, tan head; roasted malt aroma; roasted malt with mild coffee and chocolate notes; medium bitterness
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 17, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Small beige head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some coffee, roasty, earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, earthy, some bittersweet chocolate, roast. Medium body, some stickiness.
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle from Wegman’s Lake Manassas. Pours a dark brown with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, caramel, mild hops. The taste is milk chocolate, roasted malt, mild hops and nuts. Medium bodied, well balanced. Solid.
nearbeer (4919) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint on tap. Opaque with a lasting disc of creamy foam. Mild nose of cocoa, coffee and graham cracker. Flavors of cocoa, caramel, dark toast and a touch of green herb. Near-medium body has a nice balance, a smooth medium carbonation and a slight wateriness that all combine to make a nice session stout.
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours black with no head from the bottle. Aroma is an overpowering coffee and alcohol. Extreme carbonation in the mouth with notes licorice, dark chocolate and alcohol. This is a very weak attempt at a stout. It just does not taste good.
PorterPounder (7412) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Atlanta, Ga. - Hop City -12 oz bottle. Dark black pour, medium thick off white head,, light lacing. Aroma has some creosote and licorice. Flavor has some bittersweet chocolate notes, some creosote, a touch of licorice, some brief black coffee accents. Mouthfeel has a nice solid thickness to it. Extremely solid.