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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 414   ABV: 13.8%
Three Floyd’s 15th Anniversary beer. A blend of Dark Lord, Surly Darkness, De Struise Black Albert, and Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2012
RBAG - With HUGE thanks to phaleslu. Pors clear cola black, thin pale tna head; spotty lacing. Nose is light coffee, lots of ashy graphite, some some toast, light tobacco. Flavours of tar, graphite, smoke, chewing tobacco. Just wonderfully dry, lots of coffee in the finish. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (2350) - Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2014 1/22/12 - Bomber. There is a lot going on in this one. Some chocolate, smoke, a bit of coffee. I noticed a bit of minty taste to it, havent seen that mentioned yet. This was a very good stout. Stuff is now 2 months old, I’m curious to see what this does with a little more time.

11/11/12 - Tried again. now a year old. Has the nose of DL, and finishes like bgb. No mint this time. Maybe the other bottle had a mentos mysteriuosly dropped in. I’ll leave it at 4.1.

5/6/14 - bottle just puchased at the pub a few weeks ago and stored in my fridge since. Holy cow, super smooth dark roast. The dark lord/darkness sweetness has faded but there is a great thick strong roasty amazing stout under there. Blown away by what happened to this stuff after a year. One of the best non BA stouts ive had. 4.2

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VertBaconStrips (2281) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 21, 2012
RBAG 2012. Black with a thin medium brown head. Exceptional aroma: sweet, cool fruit forward aroma, solid roast that is behind different things every time, soft creamy chocolate, sweet woodiness, gum balls, more chocolate, interesting back ground spice, love it. Whoa, What the hell is this taste? In my face, burnt, chocolate, ashes, citursy, hard bitterness, sweetness, hard roast, licorice, faint vanilla and coffee, aaaaaa sooo good and easy to drink. great finish, fuck this list of beers we have is fucking retarded.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ughsmash (7504) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Bomber. Poured deep brown with a creamy, sticky dark tan head. The aroma picked up sweet, milky chocolates, dulce de leche, and a bit of smoked molasses.. the big sweetness almost completely masked the boozage.. not small by any means, but surprisingly restrained. The flavor found sweeter chocolates, molasses, and a bunch of roasty black patent maltage at the core.. very sweet on the back-end, with more dulce de leche and some smoked chocolates on the finish.. again the sweetness almost totally masked the alcohol (though there was a little kick in the end). Heavy-bodied and quite creamy on the palate.. rolling carbonation.. lots of familiar flavors from the "base" beers, and they managed to work well together.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1495) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Bottle shared by jckp64, thanks buddy! Pour is deep viscous black with a thin tan head the dissipated to a ring of tan foam. Aroma is roasted malt and coffee. Beer Geek Breakfast coming through. But behind that is a soft sweet toffee component that is really calming and smooth. Also notes of licorice and dark fruits. Flavor is hard to pin down but notes of roasted malt, faint coffee, Dark Lord-like sweet/ deep fruits, and a resinous hop note. Certainly a little disjointed. Many components of the base beers are notable but not quite a cohesive unit. Still great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2014 Bottle. Colour... essentially black with a thin ecru head. Nose... light bodied coffee and black strap molasses. Palate... quite a bit of molasses, some dark fruits, dark chocolate and of course, coffee. Given the blend of truly amazing beers that went into this mix, it is not surprising that this is a dandy stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Pours almost black with a thin layer of tan head. Smells very, very, ashy. Must be the Beer Geek Brunch. There’s some metal and a bit of dark fruit character to it. Very roasty, too. The flavor isn’t much better. Very ashy and roasty. There is some dark fruit and maybe a little bit of licorice and molasses. A hint of vanilla to go along with the char and ash. Medium to full bodied with low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
railcat1 (702) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JAN 8, 2012
This was a black pour and not as thick as it should of been but very tasty anyway,overall a good one to try.CHEERS!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4198) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle... Poured dark black with a thin head. I thought this was a bit underwhelming for what it is. I’m not sure where it came from in the four beers that were blended but I really got a floral happiness character up front that distracted from what I love about all of the blended beers. Some coffee came in, big roast. Very dense and quite thick on the palate. Dark fruits and a hint of alcohol booziness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thome50 (1277) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle via Mike on the other site. Pours black with minimal tan head. Very little lacing. Aroma is of chocolate and some burnt malt. Coffee doesn’t really come in until the end, if at all. Very sweet stout from a chocolate stand point. Raisin comes in with other dark fruit. Enjoyable, better than my experiences with Dark Lord, not as good as my experience with Darkness.

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