marcus (5888) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours near black with a rich tan head and a chocolate and coffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied chocolate and treacle flavor with a huge hit of coffee. Very creamy and tasty.
Beergeek23322 (1954) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
3/8/2014. 22 oz, bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Sweet coffee aromas with chocolate and roasted malt. Coffee flavors, vanilla, chocolate, caramel and a bit of bitter hops at the end.
TheBeerGod (5006) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black pour with a tall, frothy brown head. Lots of coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate and caramel in the nose. Taste leans towards a milk stout for e. Lactic notes, chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and caramel. Body is medium with a creamy, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, light lactic notes, caramel and vanilla.
zach8270 (3175) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle - 22 oz) Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Light roasted coffee aroma with some roasted malts and chocolate. Flavor is a nice blend of chocolate and malt with a bit of roasted coffee at the finish. Balanced and not overpowering.
Ed5388 (1618) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22oz bomber from the Wine Shoppe (Brick). Pours out black with a small creamy mocha colored head. Aroma of coffee grounds, sweet chocolate, cream, and earth. Taste of roasted malt, black coffee, sweet chocolate, and a hint of vanilla bean in the aftertaste.
dmac (3694) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
22oz bomber from Spirits Brick. Poured a nice looking black body that is just a tad thin sitting under an average sized dense creamy beige head that has some nice lasting power. Aroma is the best thing about this beer. Notes of chocolate to start along with sweet coffee, vanilla bean, cream, dark toast. Body feel is just way to thin for this beer, carbonation is suuper small bubbles with an average to light feel, lingering burnt aftertaste. Flavor isnít as good as the aroma sadly. Notes of bad milk, coffee beans, old dark toast, vanilla bean, cream. Has a lot of potential and with some minor tweaking this could jump up a half point.
GreatDane1632 (131) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Prairie tulip -- Aroma imo is the most impressive part of this beer. Great espresso nose with a little malt sweetness backdropping it. Taste is silky very light roast and the roast capping off the back end highlighted by espresso. Overall, I would enjoy having this as a Saturday morning "start the day beer", as long as driving or operating heavy machinery isnít involved.
Jesterdeal (1581) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared with brother....as much as we could stomach before the drainpour. Aroma is old coffee grinds in a used filter and some tobacco. Pours deep black brown with a nice brown head. Taste is dull cardboardy malt, some licorice, old coffee, and a rotten roast finish. Couldnít muster through.
HIGHB4LL (233) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampler at Twisted Pine. Appearance: some tan head, black color, great lace. Aroma: coffee can not be overstated, roast, light chocolate undertones. Palate: oily texture, full body, lasting bitter finish. Taste: tastes like an espresso shot, canít say much more. Overall, not well balanced, but other than that, well done.
dfinney23 (1377) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
They are not lying about the espresso in this one. Big espresso aroma and taste with hints of chocolate and wood.
dresden (725) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice black pour but with a massive think tan head that takes up about 90% of my snifter. Aroma is big dark today roast coffee and grain. Taste is espresso and some green tangy hops. Quite watery, body is thin.