jnkor (328) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is full of coffee, but feels incomplete. Appearance is a bit oily (not a pun) but a nice dark with a small copper lacing head. Taste is a bit stale, but honestly more realistically coffee than other coffee stouts. The nice thick carbonation balances the bitter.
Dogbrick (10001) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Cigar City. Pours black with a medium frothy beige head that dissipates steadily. Partial rings of lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and hops. Light to medium body with a roasty character and notes of chocolate malt and mild hops. The finish is short with a roasted malt aftertaste. Decent overall.
Huhzubendah (3096) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 16, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler shared by drabmuh. Thanks Matt!
The beer is dark brown with a thin, tan head that leaves a fair amount of lacing behind. The aroma brings a light dose of roast and coffee. The flavor is decent, but lacks character and assertiveness. The feel is relatively thin, though this is but a 5% ABV stout. Overall, I wish the beer brought more coffee and roast character, both in the aroma and flavor profile. Worth a try.
Serving type: growler
Reviewed on: 05-10-2011
Rustyham (1813) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thinner mouth feel, but big flavor, coffee, burnt toast and roasted malt. Chocolate, but more of a deep dark chocolate. the coffee that I’m tasting is definitely Ethiopian. this is a pretty rough beer with a cool mouth feel.
kabsetter (103) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of coffee takes over everything else and pours black with a small cream head. Taste of coffee shines through strong. Easy to drink and tasty. Nice beer!
GT2 (9412) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 27, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Miccosukee Root Cellar in Tallahassee FL. Pours deeper near black. Medium, rockier coffee head. Webby lacing. Nose is rich coffee and dark chocolate. No off character. Taste is roasty, quite rich, super heavy espresso and dark chocolate. Very good. Rich but drinkable. Lighter palate than its peers with no wateriness. Quite a feat. Much better than first batches I tried a few years ago before they had distribution.
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jbruner (3190) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark blackish brown, with a small tan head that dissipates leaving little lacing. Smells of coffee and dark chocolate, with a hint of alcohol. Taste is pretty much that as well, mostly of the malts, very little on the hops or much else. Very smooth for a coffee based stout, but you would it expect it to be a little heavier with a name like that.
zgaier (1752) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown with a tan head and aroma of coffee. Taste is sweet, heavy on espresso and coffee as well as chocolate, oatmeal, and roasted malts with a dry finish. Nice coffee flavor throughout, solid stout.
jjgmd (1822) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Whole Foods, Orlando. Pours a rich dark deep mahogany with a mocha head. Nose and taste is coffee and chocolate, a bit flat and light. Drinkable with a dry short finish. Quaff Score 6 / 10
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
growler. pours black with a 1 finger tan head. huge dark espresso nose with chocolate malt. med to full body - very smooth and soft over the top with big coffee / chocolate and oats throughout. sweeter finish with some lingering bitterness, deep roasted coffee and chocolate. very nice coffee stout!