boxofrane (1184) - pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at landmark. Pours pitch black with a medium sized tan head. The aroma has light chocolate, light hoppy notes. The taste is very bitter with a sharp kick. Light chocolate balance.
DCLawyer (687) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft->shaker. Pours deep brown with medium tan head. Aroma: roasted malt and citrus peel. Taste: sweet malt counterbalanced by pine hops. Bitter finish. Good, but a bit out of harmony.
argo0 (10387) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Large tan head, black body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, some orange, grapefruit. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/grapefruit, roast. Medium body, some resin.
radagast83 (3110) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a dark color, donít remember the translucency. Aroma was some roasted notes, earthy hop notes. Flavor was sweet roasted malts, some nice slight pine hop character here. Pretty enjoyable.
GT2 (5659) - Riverslime, California, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Churchkey. Massive mocha foam erupts on clear, deep ruby. Thick lacing. Nose is red apple, acetaldehyde. Taste is spicy, bitter dark chocolate, bitter soil, very intense bitterness with melted chocolate density. Great palate, dense, spicy, fully bitter, not astringent.