markwise (5194) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample from RBWG. Pours brown with a tan head. Nose is pine, coffee, roast, and a boatload of hops. Flavor is similar: earthy, slightly sweet with a shit ton of hops. Finish lingers with more hops. Medium bodied imp stout. Glad I had it, will not seek it out except maybe to age it.
BuckeyeBoy (6091) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 4, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle thanks to Toby. Pours out dark brown almost black topped with a small tan head. Nose is chocolate coffee roast malts and some fruit. taste is more of the heavy roast malts chocolate and coffee
mcberko (14632) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle best by 2013 (thanks Brews for New Avenues). 12 oz. bottle, pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma is oxidized, with toasted malt and light cocoa. Flavour is oxidized, with cocoa and light roast. Would’ve loved to see what this was like fresh. As is, not good.
bigda83 (854) - Jamestown, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle share. This exceeded what I was expecting. Pours a very thick and dark brown/black with a nice sudsy tan head. Aromas of chocolate, roast coffee, and burnt malts. Flavor was bold roasted coffee, chocolate, and some burnt malts and light smoke, some leather, and hints of dark fruits. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation, a bitter bite on the end.
njnut (462) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2016
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours black with moca head, thick body. French roast coffee aroma, coca, burnt malts. Taste is coffee and dark chocolate. Alcohol hidden. A bit rough but that’s what I loved about it.
TXBadger (2563) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an opaque dark brown almost black color with khaki colored head. Roasted malt, raw cocoa powder, and some light toast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Full bodied, and a little rough around the edges. Finishes with more raw cocoa powder and roast.
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an oily dark mahogany with reddish brown head. Aromas of light coffee, chocolate, and some woody notes. Flavors of dark malts, touch of chocolate, and some woody coffee notes.
brownaler (552) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slight coca aroma with a roast toffee body mixed with vanilla and a bitter malt finish.
JK (5806) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black. Some lacing head. Some carbonation. Dry, heavily roasted malt. Some earth. Not much complexity. Some earth.
thomashall (707) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber shared by Bvery, thanks buddy! Dark brown pour. Roasty malt, coffee aroma. Taste follows, a little dry. Decent beer.
jflopsu (1246) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with brown head. A strong coffee and roasted malt aroma. A strong coffee, chocolate, nut, roasted malt, and some dark alcohol taste. A lingering malt taste.