Livendadream (157) - New Mexico, USA - DEC 14, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Btl pours opaque black color with a khaki billowing head,looks like a memory foam pillow. Tons of lace on glass. Aromas of milk chocolate,espresso, caramel and a faint whiff of alcohol. Tastes of mocha latte, toffee,cereal and earthy hops. Full body, velvety mouthfeel, nice carbonation and a smooth slightly dry finish. Damn this beer is smooth! Extremely easy to drink stout that is perfectly balanced. It coats the tongue well,like a big wool blanket on a cold winter night.I would have to say "this might be my favorite in the beer camp line up". Home run!
chickenflea (350) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a very dark brown with a large lasting frothy light-brown head. Some lacing on the glass. Aroma of lots of coffee followed by roasted malt, some light hops, chocolate and lactic notes. Flavourís the same, lots of coffee along with chocolate, light hops, lactic notes and a big coffee finish. Medium bodied. A good balance between coffee and hop bittering. I really enjoyed it.
SHIG (3968) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured black with loads of carbonated bubbles, head was frothy light brown about finger and half high. Aroma is sweet milk chocolate with light coffee. Taste is strong coffee bean with alcohol burn and soothing malt chocolate finish. Dry palate remains.
ACHops (977) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ Chuckís CD. Pours creamy dark brown with thin lacy off-white head. Aroma is milk chocolate, light espresso, and some dark roasty malt on the back. Taste is huge creamy milk chocolate, sharply bitter hops, dark espresso, dark roasty chocolate malt on the finish. They did nail the milky latte flavor here, although with all the chocolate it is more of a mocha. Not too sweet which is impressive. Between the milk and the chocolate, this beer is not too complex but it nails those flavors well.
Sledutah (6096) - Utah, USA - NOV 24, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle picked up at BevMo
Pours clear dark brown with a small tan head, some lacing. Aroma of roasted coffee and chocolate. Taste is roasted dark coffee, ashy, milk chocolate with a nice bitterness in the finish
Very good Coffee Stout.
Brouwerij (957) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with pillowy, fine tan head. Good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma is heavily roasted malt, nutty, caramel, sweet coffee, lightly burnt, and dark chocolate. Flavor is roasted malt, lightly burnt, dark chocolate, with a heavily roasted, lightly bitter, black coffee and dark chocolate finish. Good balance of lactose sweetness and coffee bitterness. Fairly one-dimensional but quite rich and tasty. Soft carbonation, medium body, and very smooth texture.
J_man (796) - Tustin, California, USA - NOV 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Last beer from the Beer Camp 12 pack. Deep brown almost black with a beautiful finely textured dark tan head. Coffee, chocolate, and roasted wood notes and the aroma. Milk and dark chocolate flavors along with a nice bittter yet rounded coffee flavor. Creamy texture with a milky component but not thick like a milk shake. Excellent roasted coffee and charred wood notes come out of this and the bitterness balances the creaminess perfectly. There is a decent alcohol warmness to this but it does not intrude on the creamy chocolate flavor but rather balances it perfectly. This walks the fine line between a very drinkable Porter and a chocolaty dessert beer. It can be either one equally well and transcends both types. Iím actually enjoying this with a chocolate truffle from Schubertís also from Chico CA which is a great combination. I?m glad I saved this one for last because it typifies the excellence of the beers in the Beer Camp series. Goodbye Beer Camp, you were awesome and I hope we?ll see you again someday.
Cybercat (4082) - Georgia, USA - NOV 18, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Growler. Pours a rich, warm coffee brown with a fairly thick tan head. Quality coffee dominates the aroma while roast malt and subtle chocolate and licorice notes peep through. Sublime flavor has rich quality coffee, chocolate, roast malt, caramel, and subtle licorice tones. Very lip-smacking! Firm texture is fairly fizzy and leaves a nice quality mocha finish. Now thatís my kind of double latte!
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark pour and heavy/thick lacing. Chocolate, coffee, burnt bread on the nose. Taste of coffee, milk chocolate, cream, and a touch of black pepper. I would like a little more body and cream. The flavors are a little lacking for a "double latte"
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Sideways in Fayetteville. Pours a rich dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma is chocolate and roast with a good dose of coffee. Lots of coffee on the flavor, but this beer is too sweet. Overall good, but not great.