possumjc (149) - Charleston - Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2004
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: APR 24, 2009 Nice malt aroma with hints of chocolate. Almost totally opaque brown color with a medium brown head. The head was thick at first but faded with no lace. Has chocolate flavors with just a touch of hops. Smooth to drink. Overall it is a really nice stout. It’s not too heavy like some stouts. I usually drink pale ales and occasionally porters but I will add this one to the rotation too.
sdfink (30) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JAN 10, 2004
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Oatmeal aroma. Bittersweet taste -- slight hint of chocolate. Persistent, tan foam. Dark brown to black. Slight aftertaste. Tasty.
Terminus (3545) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 8, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pint bottle-thanks to Whaleman for trading this with me. Unfortunately, i think this bottle got light struck. the malts were broken down and tasted very stale. poured with a huge brown head. very carmel-y aroma with strong sourness. sweet palate, but somewhat thin IMO. I think its over-rated or i just got a bad bottle
Garrat (1326) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2004
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2006 Bottle.black,small head,aroma is malty,taste is thin and sweet with some choc.
jimhilt (2551) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 7, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2005 Pours with a light brown, one-fingered head, fades soon and leaves little lace. Light-medium carbonation. Deep red/amber color. Nose is a light roasted coffee. Heavy bodied, beefy malty/hoppy taste but has a sweetness to it, very smooth, very drinkable; $8.99 for a 4-pack of 12oz. Also $3 for a 550ml bottle from Northend Superette Manchester, NH.
firemedic713 (169) - Palm Bay, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2004
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I really enjoyrd this one.Oh sweet bitterness.Black with a creamy medium brown head. Virtually no lace. Aroma of black and chocolate malts, Taste of chocolate malt also, with just enough hops to balance the malt sweetness. My favorite so far.
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JAN 5, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2004 My favorite bottled stout so far. Delicously roasty, like burnt chocolate, and complex fruits like fig, cherry, prune, plum. It is smooth and creamy. Just the right amount of alcohol presence, too. Outstanding, my benchmark for bottled sweet (English) stouts.
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Complex beer. Very roasty. Not a bad stout. I enjoyed it. Smooth finish. Malty. Chocolate malt. Deep dark color with a tan head.
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2004
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2004 Yum. A nice suprise gift from a friend. Deep, deep brown, tan head. Big roasty, meaty aroma. Smooth, satisfying malty brew, with a sweetness, mixed with a roasty, chocolaty malt flavor that is near perfect. Delicious.
dwyerpg (5538) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 3, 2004
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2008 Sweet aroma, beautiful black color. It does have a small coffee flavor, but not so much that it really tastes like coffee at all, which would make it bad. A tantalizing flavor that leaves you wanting more. This uncomplete finish is it’s only drawback.