GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks BBMillsy for the growler! Deep black pour with a brown mocha head. Aroma is coffee upfront with a rich aroma of oatmeal and roasted malt. Taste is coffee, oatmeal, chewy, burnt char, roasted malt. Black patent? Nice lacing. Nice coffee and oatmeal aftertaste with burnt char on the tongue.
AirForceHops (4508) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 14, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft on a guest tap at Six Ten Brewing, Tampa. Pitch black color with head that died slowly to nothing. Aroma is real nice. Coffee is bold upfront with a light amount of oats and chocolate.
Flavor is just has nice as the aroma, big coffee profile right at the forefront with the oats giving a nice fuller body that seems bigger then 5% ABV. Flavor is strong at that gravity. Nicely crafted with plenty of lingering coffee after the sip. Sessionable and I could indeed drink a lot of this brew.
markwise (4750) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2012 On tap at Stogies and Stouts and FBG Fest 2010. I really enjoyed this beer. It pours a nice dark brown/ black with an off-white head. Nose is earth, coffee, roast, slight sweetness, and malt. Flavor is similar with a medium body and lingering roast and coffee. I really liked this beer both times.
Suttree (5543) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
First off, if you been paying attention to my ratings (and I hope you have, there is a test), you have probably deduced that I love coffee stouts. Some might even call me a sucker for ’em. So this was right in my wheelhouse. Great coffee aroma and flavor, maybe a hint of chocolate in the background. Thinner bodied, so it’s easy to drink. Really tasty brew.
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at WOB Port Orange. Super dark color with a thin brown head. Very dry flavor with hints of roasted malts. Aroma had hints of dark chocolate and nuts. Not too bad but perhaps just a little too dry.
Ferris (7659) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Coffee and chocolate with a roasty finish. Jet black with a decent beige head, Tastes just like it smells with a bit of a bitter finish. Nice.
jackl (5804) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg @ Swamp Head. Black with a creamy tan head. Some soy sauce. Burnt tofdee crisp. Coffee and dark cocoa. Taste is similar. Quite dry and earthy. Roasr malts. Peppery dark chocolate. Coffee cake. Some brown sugar. Medium body, smooth. Good stuff. Nice economy of flavor.
rdixon77 (1581) - Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Old rating. Black pour with cream colored head. Heavy oats, dark chocolate, roast, coffee. Smooth, almost creamy finish. Quite good.
PorterPounder (6209) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tallahassee, Fl - on tap - Fermentation Lounge. Pitch black pour, sticky, mocha colored head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma has some nice chocolate accents and a touch of bitter chocolate. Rich flavor that matches the aroma with the coffee and chocolate notes. Hints of marshmallows and licorice in the back end. Sours a bit near the end with some vanilla funkiness. Thick enough mouthfeel.
Aurelius (4651) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, 5th Avenue Tap Room, wife’s 30th class reunion. Inky. Lots of roast and coffee, dark cocoa, lightly bittered otherwise. Some spiciness in the finish. This had a medium mouth. I was well into the evening and without a notepad when I picked this one up. Will do a more in-depth rating someday.