riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark husky grains on the nose, dark fruit, chocolate. Dark brown pour creamy tan head. Tart and pruney, some earth, chocolate and dark husky grains. Definitely off. Nose ok, flavor meh.
after4ever (5740) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. thanks alex! pours very dark brown with ruby edges. loose tan head. big basement and spruce nose, with caramel and roast. creamy medium body with lively carb. tangy tart sharp body. definite off flavor, metallic and basementy. metallic tart finish.
travita (3501) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. The smell is alcohol, coffee, malts, and dark dried fruits. Roasty. The look is dark brown, beige colored head, and ok. The taste is coffee, malts, caramel, and dried fruits.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a dark brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, anise, cocoa, raisins, dates, and nuts. Flavor of roasted malt, burnt caramel, chocolate, anise, coffee, and light coconut.
JaBier (4352) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at Schmohz. Darkest brown pour with a thick tan head. Roasty nose with some tart fruit. Flavor is the same.
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Dark brown pour. Aroma is nutty, chocolate, toast. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, some toastiness.
Mora2000 (5162) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle.
The beer pours dark brown with a khaki head. The aroma is dark, roasted malts. The flavor is coffee with some roasted malts as well as some burnt malt. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation.
Cavie (3553) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of blutt59. Heavy dark brown chocolate pour. Roasted coffee malts on the nose with a sharp feeling of tartness. Taste is gentle malts with roasted aged coffee flavors. A bit a beef flavoring, but well mixed.
blutt59 (5914) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle, via trade with mibirder, dark brown pour with a date/fig aroma, chocolatey flavors with some burnt roast and sourness
BMan1113VR (7702) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 31, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Pours with a large tan head over a deep brown body. Aroma of coffee, caramel, toffee, and leather. Taste is coffee, chocolate, spice, nutshells and a touch sour (maybe?). Creamy bubbles, and a dry finish.