JohnnyJ (4046) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown pour, with a light tan head. Flavors mostly of roasted malt and chocolate, with notes of dark fruit esters, coffee, and mild dark sugars. An enjoyable and moderately robust porter.
kermis (4205) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at GABF. Pours near black with a medium beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, toffee and fudge. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
blipp (5595) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours deep brown with a thin beige head. Medium roasted malts, coffee, light chocolate sweetness, and some lingering roasted malty finish. Smooth and drinkable.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Murky dark brown color, thick brown head. Aroma of dark milk chocolate. Taste is espresso grounds, dark bittersweet cocoa. Nice.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium brown head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, oatmeal, and chocolate. Flavor of chocolate, lactose, burnt brown sugar, caramel, and light ash.
anders37 (15300) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.
illidurit (1999) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 26, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewery during RBSG 2012. Reddish brown pour. Ashy, cheap chocolate, cigarettes. Over-roasted without the body to keep up. Not feeling this.
joeneugs (2797) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery. It pours dark brown with a tan head. The aroma has lots of coffee and dark chocolate. The flavor is the same, tons of coffee and roasted malt. Nice toastiness in the finish with a hint of acidity. This is a roasted malt bomb and I love it.
bb (6532) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Black beer with a tan head. Big roast aroma. Light roast flavor with caramel and some fruitiness. Roast and light coffee lingers with caramel and light fruitiness.
BMan1113VR (7773) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 18, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Pours with a near black body and a lasting tan head. Aromas of soil, coffee grounds, pumpernickel bread, chocolate, raisins and some esters. A bit of diacetyl on the taste. Also flavors of chocolate, cocoa, bready, chalky and lightly estery. Slick mouthfeel, light to medium carbonation.