Reynolds314 (3314) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really enjoyed this. Dark brown to near black appearance with coffee colored creamy head. Light milk chocolate coffee and toasted malts on the nose. Taste is medium sweet rich and roasty with a creamy soft palate. Well made and great.
jookos (5507) - FINLAND - FEB 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Black, light tan top. Very pleasant soft milky coffee on nose, roasty malts, some sweet milky licorice. Isnít aggressive at all, just lingering there, without being weak watery. Smooth mouthfeel. Excellently balanced. Super drinkable, leaving a long clean light milky coffee finish. Really nice beer.
ElGaucho (2391) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JAN 31, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Rich chocolatety aroma. Opaque black body with thick tan head. Excellent lace. Basically tastes like it smells. Rich sweet dark toasty flavor with more chocolate than coffee. Itís been years since I had a latte, let alone a double latte, so donít recall if, like this beer, a latte tastes more like a dessert than coffee. Excellent for the style; just not my favorite style.
hayduke (4920) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 17, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. Poured dark brown almost black with a tan head. Nose starts out as coffee and then coffee arrives. Medium plus body. Smooth creamy mouthfeel .Flavor is lactic sith a lot of coffee and chocolate in good balance, and a long bitter coffee based finish. Really good and enjoyable.
Strykzone (6719) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle from Hayduke that we had over facebook chat. This pours very dark and has a smallish tan head. Not a big aroma but it offers lactic and roasted notes. A little cocoa, too. The flavor begins with coffee. It has a very authentic aspect to it. Some interesting lactic notes. Later the chocolate emerges more. Just a little fruit from hops. Later the coffee returns to prominence. The brewers did a nice job with this one. Well done!
hackobock (3483) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
January 10, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled may 30, 2014.
Black with medium sized brown head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, milk and caramel. Taste is sweet caramel and lactose, light bitter roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.
RRistow12 (709) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tasted from bottle. Pours black with a thick tan head with excellent lacing. Incredible aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, milk and caramel. Taste is also excellent. Perfectly balanced. Coffee espresso, chocolate, toffee, caramel, biscuits and roasted nut flavors. Probably the best sweet stout I've had.
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sudomorph (1088) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12fl oz bottle bottled 5/30/14. Pours black with a half finger, creamy tan head that sticks to the glass. Aroma has great notes of dark chocolate milk, coffee, a hint of nuttiness, caramel, and bread. Really great. Taste is fricking awesome. Creamy dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, bread, and an espresso bitter finish. Perfectly balanced. Full body with a medium carbonation. Creamy in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall probably the best coffee beer I?ve had. Perfectly balanced with a great, creamy mouth feel.
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, pours black with tan head. Aroma is roasted coffee and chocolate. Taste is sweet up front with a bitter coffee finish, tasty
Enniskillen (2045) - Salinas, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is strong espresso, chocolate, black patent. Black with a tall, medium density tan head. Taste is roasty, with a solid coffee background, mild chocolate, and cream.