Tmoney99 (10575) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber bottle from Belmont Party. Pours black color with a large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Medium roasted sweet malty aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Medium chocolate bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a good smooth beer that was good with a grill dinner.
Lowe1983 (1346) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. Aroma is light with some chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, smoke, and a little hop character. Flavor is bitter at first with roasted malts and coffee.That gives way to the chocolate and molasses. Dry, slightly bitter finish. Decent but not great.
rick10485 (53) - oneonta, New York, USA - JUN 25, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smokey, bitter coffee and burnt chocolate flavor at first sip. Ends with a hoppy & robust barely notes. I am not sure where the "irish style" fits into this. It certianly is a stylish stout though. Not too bad. I recommend if you like to try a wild stout
Odyn (265) - New York, USA - JUN 3, 2008
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
An absolutely marvellous brew!!! I bought this in a growler and it was outstanding. Lovely rich dark color, with a bittersweet nose and a clean, but not too clean finish. Completely delightful!!!!!!
alexsdad06 (5363) - Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
16 oz. bottle. Pours black in color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma is mainly roasted malts, light chocolate, and some metal. The flavor is straight forward roasted malts, dark chocolate, and perhaps a little dark fruit. Smooth, but thin. This is a decent , but average stout.
blipp (6033) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours almost black with a gray/tan head. Lightly roasted aroma with semi-sweet chocolate and light smoke. Medium body. Lightly roasted/smoked flavor with a coffee bean note. Nice.
Radek Kliber (6397) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 30, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 500 ml
Appearance: Dark brown ale with good sized , tanned top , fragmental lace 4-
Nose :Light aroma , fairly dry with roast feel , some alcohol with dusty notion.
Flavor/Palate : Flat, medium bodied brew. Some chewy textures with light roast on side. Felt thin, diluted like with watery finish.
Sammy (8566) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 30, 2008 Somewhat above average and less drying than the style. Decent stout, drinkable if just the one. Thanks wee Radek.
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - APR 27, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark brown with light tan head. Sweet malt aroma with a touch of chocolate. Flavor to match, but with coffee bitterness.
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - APR 14, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours s very dark brown with a smallish light tan head. Aroma is lightly sweet roasted malt and a hint of chocolate. Flavor has a sweet grain quality, coffee and bitter chocolate. Finishes somewhat long and bitter. Medium bodied, thin texture.