aracauna (3179) - Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black and long lasting head. Roasty, anise, a little boozy. Not as rich in the finish as expected from the start.
decaturstevo (5340) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - APR 20, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Calhouns on the hill in Knoxville, Another pleasant surprise from this brewery. A rich creamy head with a coffee/chocolate flavor that was a total pleasure a very good stout. If they could make this baby with a higher abv it would be world class in my book.
JoeM500 (1906) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black with nice-looking, but nitro induced head. Tasted like rich melted chocolate bars and brownie mix. Thick and evil, way more-so than I expected from this little brewpub. Bitter, dry baker's chocolate ending was nice, too.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black with a thick finger of creamy nitro tan head. Aroma is milky nitro creaminess, chocolate, coffee. Taste is roasty malt nutty, but an odd nitro taste that is sort of medicinal. Does leave a nice falling concentric ring of lacing patern. Nice bitter roasty malt finish.
Theydon_Bois (11145) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Smoky Mountain Turkey Creek, 16/02/15.
Black with a decent tan covering - a good looking beer.
Nose is light roast, dark toffee, liquorice, hint of coffee.
Taste comprises chocolate, toffee, nice roast profile, dark maltings, liquorice.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Well rounded easy drinking stout.
Travlr (14478) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 17, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Pigeon Forge. Brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa and coffee. Taste is similar.
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 17, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at 2005 Knoxville Brewer’s Jam. Poured a black color with an average sized tan head. Smells of light malts to include chocolate and roasted coffee. The flavor was of coffee and smoked wood with a creamy chocolate ending.
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewpub in Pigeon Forge, TN. Pours a black body with an inch thick, very dense and creamy, dark brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is sweeter chocolates, a light roast, and a bit of a dark fruit note. Flavor is similar. Sweeter dark chocolates, a medium-light roast to balance, and a touch of coffee. Finishes smooth and creamy with a light bittersweet chocolate and roast. Medium length aftertaste following a smooth, creamy, medium body and a soft, medium-light carbonation. Overall, a decent dry stout. Sweeter chocolates with a decent roast backing while staying easy drinking. Not bad.
Aurelius (4530) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2002
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not much aroma. Pitch black, of course, with little tan laced head. Thin. Lots of cocoa, but very little bittering. Smooth but disappointing.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: September 17, 2011
Source: Brewfest, Brewgrass
Appearance: black, creamy tan head, heavy lace
Aroma: big dry roasted aroma, touch of balancing sweetness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, bitter dark chocolate, hint of black malt bitterness, just a bit of balancing sweetness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4