Caytinator (595) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 30, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
22oz bomber. Dark mahogany color, no lacing, big headed bubbles fade down to nothing, quickly. Smells toasty. Taste is primarily roasted, bitter, and somewhat malty, but not sweet or complex. A little fizzy. I didnít like it, itís not my kind of stout.
dlovell2 (410) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with thick tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate aroma with some citrus aromas. Very thin feel in mouth and bubbly. Dark chocolate and roasted malt flavors and sharp bittter finish.
pineypower (2189) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Spirits Lacey. Pours out a well carbonated, almost blackcolor with a small, close to white head. Aroma is of light roast, some chocolate, and light bitterness. Taste is light roast, a good amount of bakerís chocolate, light sweetness and some lingering bitterness on the finish with a note of some dry chocolate cake. Overall not bad, but the body is lacking.
dmac (3222) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz bomber from Spirits Toms River. Poured a medium density pitch black body underneath a large bubbly light beige head. Aroma of lactose, dry dark chocolate, dark toast. The body is loaded with srong carbonation over a medium body that finishes with a quick burst of bitterness pushed through with more carbonation. Flavor is lactose, burnt notes, lightly burnt toast, tonic water. Body and flavor could use a bump but still not bad for the money.
QuezXLV (375) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dry this one is ... There is some bitterness in the aftertaste that quickly disappears. Medium weight on the palate and lively carbonation.
AirForceHops (1922) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 7, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle Table and Vine, West Springfield, MA. Cost $5.99. Nice frothy off-white head. Nice thick, sticky lace down my English Pint glass. Aroma has roast, bitter chocolate, and smoky wood. Taste is roast, some earthy, light bittersweet chocolate. Some charred malt as well. Very dry, with a lingering bitterness. Light smokiness. Overall, a well-made dry stout. Good flavor and very drinkable if you like dry stouts, I do! Bit above average here.
jgb9348 (4027) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very dark brown body with a lighter copper glow near the bottom with a nice thick three centimetre tall light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, light hops, anise, nuts and a bit of caramel. Medium-bodied; Deep pungent roasty malt flavours at first then shows a nice complexity of hops, then a shows a dry oaky note and a good dose of anise. Aftertaste shows a lot of caramel, some licorice and other spices and all finished off with a dry, bittering malty bite and some alcohol. Overall, a nice dry stout that shows a lot of good character and some potent bittering flavours that might be a bit too strong for some. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Liquor Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 24-July-2011 sampled at home in Washington on 30-July-2011.
Dorwart (2269) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Huge light brown head from a vigorous pour. Very frothy and sudsy in appearance. Somewhat weak aroma with some light roasted malts, milk chocolate, lactose and some floral air freshener. Color is a very dark brown. Soft, sweet and malty aroma with some more lactose, light bittersweet chocolate and some dried flowers. No real alcohol presence. A very roasty and dry stout. Decent.
TheHopster (610) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
(bottle) Black/brown complexion with a persistent tan head. Good lingering palate & chewy mouthfeel. Well roasted with some smokiness. An excellent value. Nice choice for cold weather or damp days.
Keg_Juggler (193) - New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber poured into pint glass - cola color with dense foamy head, nutty with hint of chocolate, nice malt flavor although a bit thin on texture, nevertheless an enjoyable and sessionable stout and quite servicable for my needs at a low price