yespr (37030) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
From tap at Blind Lady. Pours pitch black with a small, off white and creamy head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and light breadish. Smooth mouthfeel. Light bitter and dark malty. Bitter and dry roasted malty finish.
anders37 (20474) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Beer Revolution, Oakland, CA. Pours a dark brown color with a creamy off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel bready flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel bready finish.
saxo (15413) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ the brewery. Nice creamy nitro head with superb duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, caramel and hops.
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Torpedo Room. Black pour with a big khaki head. Roast, earth, and coffee on the nose. Mild cream, some cocoa, and toasted nuts. Pretty mild flavor. A touch of bitterness and some sweet malt. Nice cocoa, roast, and coffee grounds. Just a bit of nuts and earthy hops on the palate, too.
bhensonb (12962) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the brewpub on 3/23. Pours dark with orange around the edges. Typical nitro creamy cascading bubbles/beige head. Med minus body. Mild chocolate flavor. Mild toasted malt. IBU=24, but it doesn’t seem bitter. Just finishes dry and smooth.
argo0 (12513) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nitro(?). Creamy beige head atop black body with brown edge, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, some coffee/milk chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, roast, some coffee. Light-medium body, somewhat creamy.
Drake (11156) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Served on nitro at Capital Alehouse Downtown. Pours a clear dark ruby color with a large creamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and earthy notes. The taste is tart malts, chocolate and bitter hops. Medium bodied.
BeerandBlues2 (11063) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Max’s. Pours clear black with a large, creamy beige head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, earthy hops and coffee. Flavor is dark malt dominant, light earthy hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Dogbrick (10014) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the Mills River brewery. Brown-black color with a medium thick creamy light beige head that recedes gradually to a dense film. Patchy lacing. Roast malt, coffee and chocolate in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of roasted coffee, sweet malt and a bit of dark chocolate. The finish is sweet with a roasty malt aftertaste. Decent overall.
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap at CK. Nitro tap or something must have been non functional at the event. Pour was flat. Body was 100% drained and thin. Essentially no taste whatsoever. No aroma. Perhaps some dusty and mild milk chocolate. Sadly, came across as straight water on the palate.