jtclockwork (6224) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose is milk with powdered cocoa and lightly toasted malts. Taste is the same. A bit powdery. Lots of cocoa. Light roast to go along with the milk.
ReggieDunlap (2777) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours deep brown/black with a medium mocha head...decent retention and lacing. aroma has faint chocolate and roasty malts...somewhat boring and too mild. lightly roasty flavor has hints of chocolate and sweet cream. mouthfeel is lively and creamy...roasty chocolate finish that linger for just a bit. decent beer but i hoped for more aggressive aroma and flavors.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a black body with a tan head with light retention. Roasted malt tones, a light chocolate sweetness, hints of cream an oatmeal. Coco with a bitter roasted malt tone. A solid milk stout.
HoppityHop (163) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tried a few of Terrapin’s beers and this was their "last chance" so to speak. Luckily, they did not disappoint. A nice stout. Lots of chocolate in the nose and initial, but it’s not overly sweet. The tail end has some bitterness, albeit mild. Looks like a stout, with proper carbonation. Just the way I like it. This one should replace one of their more regular offerings.
aracauna (2925) - Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very flavorful beer. Lots of chocolate, especially in the finish. Nice roast, there’s actually flavor in the middle that reminds me of when I’ve used too many grounds to make my coffee. Very low bitterness for a stout, probably because of the sweetness. Really tasty. The sweetness is pleasant. I’d chugged 3/4s of the glass without realizing it, so it’s not cloying. This is the best of the flood of new beers that Terrapin has been releasing lately.
drfabulous (3379) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce thanks to smith4498. Cocoa. Chocolate milk. Dark body with a big, tan creamy head. Slight tart and chocolate bitterness from the nibs. Very tasty.
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a deep dark brown, almost black color that is completely opaque without even the slightest bit of lighter color when held to a light source. One finger fizzy mocha colored head that very quickly fades into a thin ring. Nothing in the way of lacing.
Slightly roasted malt aroma with lots of silky milk and dark chocolate notes as well as hints of lactic cream, burnt toast, oatmeal, coffee bean and oatmeal.
Medium bodied and very roasty with a bit of overly acrid bitterness up front that lingers throughout into a long, dry finish. Although this is very bitter and roasty with severe notes of burnt toast/malt, overly roasted coffee/espresso bean, toffee and oatmeal and ash, there is some slightly silky chocolate flavor along with hints of lactic cream. A bit one dimensional for my taste with nowhere near the chocolate milk presence described on the label. A bit disappointing.
zach8270 (3047) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(bottle - 12 oz) Dark black pour with a thin tan head. Big chocolate and cream aroma with a lot of great roast. Flavor is a nice blend of chocolate and roasted malts with a nice and thick creamy flavor in the middle. Mildly roasty finish with a nice cocoa aftertaste.
unclemattie (3905) - Georgia, USA - DEC 22, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Black pour, dark brown foamy head. Sticky lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa nibs, cooked barley, and wooded hops. Tastes of creamy chocolate, burnt grains, coffee and milk, a touch of lacto in the finish. Very rich and full flavored. The finish is all cocoa nibs in fizz. Wow.
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle from TJ’s, Carrboro. Sure enough, the pour actually resembles Yoo Hoo, favorite beverage of Myron Bolitar. Slightly dingy dark brown pour, like rusty runoff more than a stout. Nose is synthetic somehow, with its milk chocolate quality giving way quickly to generic syrup. Mild nuttiness and milkshake in the flavor, and lactic qualities to the mouthfeel do enhance the experience. But the body wasn’t quite thick enough, and I just wasn’t feeling the stoutage here.