Emeister84 (1891) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aromas of milk chocolate and roasted coffee. Dark red-brown, off-white head with great retention. Taste is off-dry, with some flavors of chocolate and coffee, and slightly bitter. Body is medium-full, smooth, and creamy, carbonation is moderate, and the finish is short and redolent of chocolate ice cream.
HopTsing (541) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
From the tap flowed a brown brew with a thick nitro head. Aromas of coffee and malt. Medium bodied with a flavor dominated by coffee with a little malt and hops.
tia (1539) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Dark brown with creamy head. Smells strongly of coffee and a tad sour. Tastes like coffee with sugar and cream in it. Blech- only because I dislike coffee with sugar. Creamy mouth feel.
blipp (7779) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours brown with a beige head. Dry roasty aroma with light chocolate notes. The flavor has roasted malts and coffee, with a lighter dark chocolate sweetness, followed by a nice bitter coffee finish. Solid.
radagast83 (6698) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap from brewpub. Poured a clear dark brown color with a creamy thick tan head. Aroma was roasted malts, chocolate, and a ton of coffee. Flavor was, espresso coffee, with notes of roasted malts. Not a fan of coffee? You might want to pass on it.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Served on nitro at the brewpub. Pours a clear brown color with a large creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Tastes of coffee, sweet malts, caramel and a faint hop finish. Medium bodied. Nice.