RateBeer
Town Hall Russian Roulette
     click to upload
overall
100
94
style
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
2008 Great American Beer Festival Gold medal chocolate beer


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2009
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a thick tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted grain, vanilla, banana, and light anise. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla ice cream, caramel, and toasted coconut with moderate bitterness in the finish. A yummy dessert in a glass.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10546) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2011
GTMW 2011. Poured a dark brown color with a large frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate malt aroma. Solid bittersweet toasted dark chocolate malt flavor with a solid bittersweet finish of long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Big black pour at GABF. Aroma is big and bold, loads of chocolate, hints of coffee, some roast. Flavor is sweet and rich, big and chocolatey heaven!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (8963) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a big black appearance with a dark brown head. Big roasted chocolate malty, light coffee, fudge, rich sweet aroma. Really thick, viscous, goopy dark chocolate flavor with some vanilla and lightly spicy hop bitterness. Really thick mouth feel. Fun beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8184) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at GABF. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of chocolate, roast, vanilla, dark chocolate and sweet chocolate. Full bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (7870) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. This brew is brownish-black with a medium tan head and small patches of lacing. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla and malt. Full-bodied and very chocolatey with notes of coffee and roast malt. The finish is smooth mocha goodness. Good beer all around.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 1, 2013
On tap at GABF 2012. Pours with a pitch black hued body with a large, lasting and fierce brown head with some alcohol legs. Aromas are of molasses, tar, raisins, alcohol, dark fruit and maple. Mild chocolate. Flavors are of big chocolate, dusty cocoa, vanilla, raisins, lightly leathery, dark fruits, medium-low carbonation, off-dry and viscous.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ughsmash (7122) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 25, 2009
On tap at GTMW. Poured deep brown with a huge, well-retained cap of tan head. The aroma opened with bread and cereal-y notes that were promptly joined by Belgian chocolates.. smoky accents surrounded, and came across as if they smoked something that was sweet to begin with. The flavor had darker chocolates all over with a nice moderate roast to ‘em.. cereal and toasted bready malts helped support.. dry cedary smokage surrounded along with vanilla.. sweet and overall very chocolatey. Heavier-bodied with a thick feel on the palate.. the smoky accents complemented the sweetness very well. I dug this one.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deyholla (6580) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 10, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Poured pitch black with a thick dark brown head that dissipated completely, but laced nice and thick. Aroma was an amazing combination of dark chocolate and raisins with a bit of roasted malts. Flavor was just as great with dark/deep chocolate, raisins, and some roasted malt in the finish. Mouthfeel was extremely thick and sticky, giving an illusion of ’chewiness.’

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6343) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Draft pour at GTMW 2013. Pours a deep, mostly opaque brown with a small tan head. Notes of chocolate, earth, fudge, molasses, and a solid hop presence throughout. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a chocolaty mouthfeel. Base beer for Czar Jack? Interesting; the hops don’t come through in the barrel treatment like this, or at all. I prefer the barrel-aged one for sure, though this is a nice imperial stout overall.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50