beastiefan2k (2258) - 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the brewpub. Imagine a Guiness with an aroma, abit of chocolate and a better flavor, a little bitter.
kwoeltje (2207) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2005
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep black with generous light tan head. Very little aroma. Flavors of coffee, dark chocolate. Body a bit light.
lb4lb (2172) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Malty chocolate coffee smell, with a rich black color and light brown head to the bear and thick lacing. Taste is similar to the smell, with a hint of caramel. Some bitterness, but very drinkable, creamy and a bit dry in the finish, but not too much so.
Gr0ve (2109) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampler at the brewpub. Black but not entirely opaque. Creamy off-white head. Roasted aroma. Clean malty profile with nice roasted malts. Very nice roasted malts. Quite flavourful. Nice dry stout.
joet (2039) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 24, 2001
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 6, 2004 Just had a might keg of this at an art opening. They saved this best beer for last!
ration (1886) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
180712. Tap at Thirsty Bear, SF. Pours black with a nice thick head. Aroma roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Slight bitter roasted malty dry taste. Medium palate.
DedicatedToFun (1811) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Overall good dark stout on tap at thirsty bear brewery in San Francisco enjoy the smooth taste
rmussman (1667) - California, USA - APR 10, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at the brew pub. Pour was very dark and aroma was rich with roasted scents. Head is pretty thick thanks to the nitro. Overall flavor and texture is very smooth with a dry finish and a nice aftertaste. Very full bodied.
AgentSteve (1614) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - FEB 27, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown pour with nose and flavor of tobacco, chocolate and roasted malts. Dry finish.
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
From June 2007 tasting notes, sampled at Thirsty Bear. Dark brown, almost black with a beige head. Lighly roasty nose with a touch of smoke. Flavor starts with roasted malt, coffee and earthiness - moderately sweet then the bottom falls out (flavorwise) and fades into watery-ness. Light bodied, a bit watery with light carbonation.