chrisv10 (14138) - DENMARK - DEC 31, 2011
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Black with medium light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hops, citrus, and pine. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee, hops, citrus, pine, grass and bitter.
bhensonb (13533) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 24, 2011
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Taylor’s Market in Sacramento, CA. Pours black or a dark ruddy brown (the stream) with a creamy 3 finger darkish tan head. Aromas of floral and resin. Lush and mellow. Full bodied with creamy carb. It is soft and lush, but the flavor adds a little citrus. Then the malt comes in mildly chocolate and very dark and bitter on its own. I’m not finding a trace of heat. This is just brilliantly put together. Did I mention it has a lush aroma and feel?
jtclockwork (13105) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 27, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to Tim, then traded by me to Jcwattsrugger and then shared by him. Pours oily black with big brown head. Nose/taste of dry cocoa, wet grass, chocolate malt and piney hops. Very smooth for the ABV. Dryish light pine dipped in cocoa finish. Medium body.
Tmoney99 (13006) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted malt and hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy toasted bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a very good beer and hides the alcohol well.
argo0 (12818) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 18, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Black body with brown edge, tan head. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, cocoa, some roast/coffee, lactose, light licorice. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, grapefruit, cocoa, lactose, light alcohol. Sticky medium-full body, light acidity.
Ratman197 (12570) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown nearly black with a lasting brown head. Aromas of charcoal, roastiness, grapefruit, earthiness and pine. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of charcoal, roastiness, grapefruit, earthiness and pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering grapefruit finish.
bu11zeye (12567) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a black body with dense long lasting brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, pine, citrus, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, citrus, earth, and pine with a dry, bitter finish.
Lubiere (12285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A dark brown head with a thin brown head. In aroma, meaty chocolate with piney hops, iodin, meaty character, very nice. In mouth, a smooth chocolate with herbal piney hops, licorice and alcohol warmth, very nice. When did the ticker the beer.
Benzai (12222) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas during the three day Stone Event, 16-18 september 2011. Pitch black, opaque color, nice medium brown head. Smell nice: hops, bitter, fruits, dark fruits, some roastyness. Taste roasty, hops, bitter. Sublime mix between an IPA and a stout! Great carbonation, medium to full body. Superb!
mcberko (11989) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle, pours black with a small tan / light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, espresso and intense citrusy hops. Flavour is a beautiful balance between resinous hops and espresso malt, with caramel / toffee, a little licorice and a noticeable ABV kick. Wonderful harsh black IPA - definitely a slow sipper.