obguthr (5308) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Coffee nose, not strong. Coal black, headless. Charcoal, paper. Light body, soft carbonation. Rather like a schwarzbier.
GenDV138 (5231) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of sweet roasted coffee, chocolate. Tastes of coffee, dark chocolate. Medium-light body with a dry finish.
Emeister84 (1936) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aromas of fresh coffee. Brown-black with a fairly lasting off-white head. Flavors of fresh cold-brewed coffee, some vanilla. Medium bodied, very smooth.
Westchesterco (1664) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
On draft at rustico it is a dark brown color. The aroma is of coffee and the taste is coffee which resonates int fe palate and there is an overtime of chocolate
kermis (9559) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample at Rustico, Alexandria. Pours near black with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, roast, dark chocolate and toffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Nice brew.
Iphonephan (5658) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at Rustico in Alexandria, VA. Pours an opaque black with a thin tan head. Deep coffee nose. Coffee dominates the flavor with only the slightest hint of dark stone fruits. Roasty finish.
can8ianben (1458) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Lots of coffee, lots of dark goodness. Really tasty and sweet. Dark as night.
radagast83 (6778) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Rustico Alexandria. Poured a dark brown, almost black color with a nice tan head. Aroma was sweet coffee notes, some very light roasted character. Taste has a lot of roast character, some light coffee notes. Touch of sour character to it perhaps - at least that’s the impression we got at the table from it. Didn’t realize it was only 3.8% until just now. Very impressed with this one.
argo0 (12854) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Small tan head atop muddy dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some lactose, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, some lactose, light sourness. Low carbonation, light-medium body, light stickiness. Impressive for 3.8%.
StoutDr (48) - Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Coffee breath is no joke, tastes like an iced coffee with a kick. Black coffee dark appearance. Light on the mouthfeel. Smooth on the palette. Average head.