JStax (5468) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear black with a sandy colored head of foam. Aroma is moderate drake chocolate, dry roasts nuts, big bitterness. Lots of chocolate influence. Medium body and medium carbonation.
Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee and cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, cocoa and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.
thepatrickman (891) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 23, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the source (Aug 2015). Decent and quaffable, but also thin and a bit tart.
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap. Tan head and black color. A-charcoal/tobacco/ashy-dark malt. T-follows with an earthy hop bite.
johnnnniee (3816) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the community oven Hampton.
Pours a solid black color without much of a head. Roasted, earthy, and chocolate aroma and flavor. Medium full body with a silky mouthfeel and a moderate level of carbonation. Nice clean flavorful lager although served a bit too cold and also a bit pricey.
VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This particular style is not usually one of my favorites, but this one was not bad. I had this with fire-roasted pizza and it paired fairly well with the meal
snoworsummer (4804) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the brewery. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes like coffee, nicely roasted and smokey, nutty, light malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells light sweet, smoked malt.
sonnycheeba (5143) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at brewery. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, milk chocolate, fig, plums, and toasted nuts. Flavor is dry roast malts forward, light earthy notes, lager yeast, mixed nuts and faint hops; dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
WillRunForBeer (2341) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at the source. Pours almost black with a tan head. Aroma of cereal, wet cardboard and dark roasted coffee. Flavor is caramel malt with some smokiness, a touch of pine hop bitterness in the finish. Nice.
BroSpud (2065) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at the brewery. All beers sampled here were above average. Purchased several bottles from the craft beer store down the street for further study. Will update these ratings after trying each one again from the bottle at home.