fiulijn (16426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Elizabeth Station, Bellingham
Black color. The coffee, although not aggressive, dominates the aroma and flavor; the aroma is also lightly yeasty, the flavor lightly milky, lightly sweet. Some resiny hops in the final.
Good strong Sweet Stout.
brokensail (13227) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home. Black in color with khaki head. Nose has some really nice coffee and espresso character. Licorice, nice sweet dark fruit, fig, and a hint of ash. Slightly earthy and some nice leafy hops. There’s a good bitterness to the flavor. Some char and a hint of burnt sugar. Sweet fig and raisin. Licorice, some earth, and a touch leafy. Pretty good stuff.
bhensonb (12449) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from a mix pack from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours rich dark brown with a slight tan head. Strong coffee aroma. Med body. Flavor is very strong and dark coffee. Hints of lactose and dark malt. It is bitter in a dark chocolate sort of way. Bitter however considered. Coffee, coffee, coffee. The Mikk guys better watch out.
argo0 (12111) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Large tan head atop black body with brown edge, lovely lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, lactose, light roast, chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, coffee bitter, light lactose. Medium body, light stickiness.
Tmoney99 (11901) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured black color with medium tan frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium to heavy roasted chocolate malt and lactic aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted sweet flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a very good sweet stout.
Ratman197 (11228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of coffee, roasted malt and bakers cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of coffee, roasted malt and bakers cocoa with a smooth dry lingering coffee finish.
jtclockwork (10809) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of mocha, milk sugar, pressed coffee and toasty chocolate. Smooth. Medium body.
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home, courtesy of sonnycheeba. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is spicy and earthy coffee, chocolate and roast malt, dates and figs with light earthy and woody hops. Flavor is bitter chocolate and coffee, moderate earthy notes, light hops and medium bitterness, dark fruits and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
Drake (10501) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle fron the Beer Camp Across America pack, opened 7/27/14. I saved this one for last because a lot of people say it’s their favorite, so don’t let me down people! Pours a dark brown color with red highlights. Thin creamy tan head. Fair head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate and a hint of vanilla. The taste is chocolate, roast, vanilla, coffee, hints of dark fruit. Medium bodied, low carbonation, slight lingering roast.
daknole (10279) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 7, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Super dark brown pour, creamy light brine head. Loads of coffee, lactose, milk chocolate combined with light rosary notes and hops.