oh6gdx (24854) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Very deep ambery brown colour with a small beigeish brown head. Aroma is mild wood, resin, some non-sweet syrupy notes as well as some mild ashes and toffee. Flavour is rather similar with mild alcohol sweetness. The alcohol is not disturbing sweet though.
TBone (15904) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled 660ml (bought from Oregon)
Dark brown color, small beige head. Coffee, molasses, syrup, raisins and plums in the nose. Medium-bodied. Coffee, light vegetables with acidic notes, caramel and toasted malts. Pleasant.
bhensonb (13823) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma is darkish milk chocolate. Med body. Flavor is very darkish chocolate over a pretty burnt malt backbone. It’s pretty smooth and pretty delicious.
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle) Pours an amber-brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, fudge, caramel, and grass. Flavor of chocolate, caramel, toasted grain, and vanilla.
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Three Creeks. Pours a low haze deep red with tan foam. Nose is mild chocolate, fairly roasty. Taste is ashy, bitter soil. Papery, dry palate. Not so bad.
slowrunner77 (9606) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Average look and feel. Nice chocolatey aroma and flavor. More bitter than sweet. Not a ton of complexity, but enjoyable.
gnoff (9496) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 22 fl oz on June 28, 2015. From a FredMeyers in Portland, Oregon.
Black color, light brown head. Malty, roasted, cocoa scent. Malty, cocoa, roasted taste. Roasted aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
olio (8986) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Belmont station, Portland.
Pours dark red-brown color with medium-sized head.
Aroma of burnt malt, ash, dry chocolate and vanilla.
Flavor of toasted malts, vanilla and chocolate
notes. A bit too thin though.
douglas88 (8147) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap. Pours a dark brown color with a small beige head, very cold serve. A light nose chocolates and toast. A nice flavor of dry baker’s chocolates, cocoa, coffee, light ash. Very good. Dry.
Sledutah (6889) - Utah, USA - JUN 21, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can from The Grapevine
Pours dark brown with a small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of dark malts, rich chocolate, vanilla and coffee. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate and roast coffee