cwooldridge (17) - - JAN 7, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
One of my all time favorite beers Stone has done! Had this one out of my growler after sitting for about 5 days so it had very low carbonation. Perfection... pours as black as your ex girlfriend?s heart with a quickly dissipating brown head. First smell is of rye with a hint of bourbon and a very small amount of pecan. Taste wise at this point of maturation is a very smooth chocolate flavor with the sweetness of pecan and a little bit of bourbon on the back end. If you are fortunate to find this beer anywhere at this point, drink it! Although with caution because this beer packs a deceptive punch at 13% abv.
Headbanger (3848) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle 9/27/16 (Binny’s Naperville)-40° in Snifter-Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, pecan, roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste of the same with a bit more coffee, chocolate, and bourbon. This full bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.
Borup (11652) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From tap at Taphouse. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, licorice, dried fruit, oak, bourbon and alcohol.
fordest (2455) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 26, 2016
4.8 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle shared with friends. This is such. Great beer. Sweet. Dark. Intense indeed.
Deadpool37 (113) - - SEP 25, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours motor oil black nice bourbon caramel aroma flavors of dark chocolate caramel vanilla and hint of bourbon delicious
ALIBALI (687) - Kiel, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Hat ebenfalls alle klassischen IS Zutaten. Viel Röst, Nuss und Fassflair. Eine dezente Süße und üppigste Vanilleflavours runden das Qualitätsbierbild ab. Klasse. 0,15/3€ vom Fass in der STONE BREWERY BERLIN.
jrob21 (3433) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 21, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Finally grab a version of this. Sweet, pecan, a bit of bourbon, caramel, lots of caramel. Wish it were a little colder outside for this but it is tasty. Finish is long lasting. A little bourbon sweetness up front and then you are left with a bittersweet chocolate taste about 5 minutes after your sip.
tennisjoel (1363) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown almost black pour, with a dark tan brown head. Strong alcoholic aroma of caramel, licorice, vanilla, roast, bourbon. Very sweet flavor. Quite complex beer. Good, not great.
Dorkenstein (424) - - SEP 17, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pipe tobacco, vanilla, cherry, and fudge aromas. Taste is dark chocolate fudge, dried cherries, vanilla, roasted nuts, black licorice, and roasted malt. As it warms a stronger plum and fig presence appears to compliment the other flavors.
shoulderbroken (3755) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 14, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Antenna America. Very limited notes on this one. Marker pen aroma, very roasty with bit of sweetness. Nice.
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2016
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Brunzies. Very mild aroma, but notes of vanilla, bourbon, oak, chocolate ... farking ’ell, it’s aromatic. Dark black opaque with thin head. Medium heavy body, with medium carbonation. Sweet, musky, bourbon, a little diacetyl, vanilla, alcohol warming, roast, and light fusels. Really nice flavor profile with sweet finish and after. Nice.